Category: Community Managers

Fecal Coliform Bacteria

Fecal coliforms include bacteria that may or may not originate from feces. Measuring for fecal coliforms reveals the overall contamination of water with E. Coli and other pathogens. The presence of fecal coliforms does not always mean that feces are present in the water. When they are, pet waste is often a major contributor to...Read More

Treating and Preventing Laws Brown Spots (Urine Burns)

7 Tips to Prevent Dog Urine Brown Spots If you have a dog, then your lawn probably has at least a few—and probably more—brown spots. Urine burns. The purpose of this article is to help you understand why urine causes the grass to die and what you can do to reduce the effects of dog...Read More

Giardia Overview

Giardia Spread of Giardia Giardia are parasitic, single-celled organisms called protozoa that live in the small intestine of dogs. Giardia protozoa prevent nutrients from being properly absorbed through the dog’s small intestine. Many dogs carry the infection, but do not display the disease. While these dogs show no symptoms of infection, they are highly contagious....Read More

Toxic Waste

Waste Not, Want Not Leave the Poop-Scooping to the Pros Dog waste is an environmental pollutant. In 1991, it was labeled a non-point source pollutant by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), placing it in the same category as herbicides and insecticides; oil, grease and toxic chemicals; and acid drainage from abandoned mines. Far from Fertilizer...Read More

To Keep Pets Healthy, Keep the Yard Clear of Their Waste

Last year, United States pet owners collectively spent upwards of $27 billion dollars on veterinarian care and over the counter medicines for their furry loved ones. But what many don’t realize is that many pet illnesses can be avoided by simply keeping the back yard clear of their pet’s waste. Dog waste is more than...Read More

Mowing The Lawn? Be Sure to Scoop the Poop First

Time is a precious commodity, and of all of the things on the average homeowner’s to-do list, picking up after the pooch is probably down there towards the bottom. For some, the solution to their pet waste problems is to eradicate the waste by simply chopping it into bits while mowing the lawn. Pet owners,...Read More
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