Three Interesting Facts about Dog Waste (POOP)

 

  1. Dog poop contains 23 million fecal coliform bacteria which can seep into ground water and spread salmonella and giardia.
  2. Dog poop can not be used as fertilizer.  Dogs have a high protein based diet that creates to high of acidity content.
  3. Dog poop attracts rodents such as rats and mice, critters that are on the move at night when you don’t see them.  Inside the dog waste are small bits of food that can be a source of nutrients for rodents.