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to think that dog owners should pick up the entire shit?

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BrittaPie Thu 18-Apr-13 09:14:11

I've seen this a few times in the last few weeks.

Dog shits. Owner gets bag and picks up main body of excrement. Bits are left behind. They walk on.

Seriously, if you have an animal that can't do a solid poo, you need to toilet it in your own grounds or take a little bottle of water or something. People can still stand in the residue. It is disgusting.

OhHullitsOnlyMeYoni Sat 20-Apr-13 11:24:23

It does seem a bit medieval having animals we drag around on leads to get them out of the house so they can poo somewhere other than our garden. I wouldn't have a dog because I have a toddler - quite enough poo to pick up and bag thank you. I carry around a nappy changing bag for this purpose. If you have an animal that does the same thing then when you have taken it along a public walkway, it should be natural you supply yourself with similar equipment.

theodorakisses Sat 20-Apr-13 11:50:13

I use these
www.amazon.co.uk/Biodegradable-Scented-Waste-Bags-4pks/dp/B004KUDQQQ/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1366454851&sr=8-3&keywords=biodegradable+dog+poo+bags

And if anyone says they are too expensive, I would suggest that owning a dog is expensive and such is life. I also feed Royal Canin because it massively reduces poo and am always shocked when we run out and give them Pedigree for a few days how many soft stinking turds they create.

wintertimeisfun Sat 20-Apr-13 14:02:57

kir i wouldn't be surprised if the runny poo is that of a fox..

wintertimeisfun Sat 20-Apr-13 14:04:45

what about 'doggy nappies'. not only would it collect up the poo but as a bonus, we wouldn't have to look at their bumholes. the breed that have their tail standing straight up leave nothing to the imagination. really gross

jamdonut Sat 20-Apr-13 21:31:42

I feed my puppy dry dog food (IAMS, suggested by the vet,not cheap) so that poo should be firm,and we do not feed her "tit-bits" for this reason but as I said, she eats anything she finds,at the moment,which we are deperately trying to discourage. We have no objection to her pooing in the garden and use poo bags to clear up there too. But if we take her for a walk, even if she has had a poo at home, she very often still has another one.I can't predict this though,there is no pattern.
I would never leave it there,but I am not going to scrape and scrub the pavements just so there is no slight trace, that is being unreasonable,just as it is unreasonable of people to not pickg it up at all.

GogoGobo Sat 20-Apr-13 21:50:56

Thanks for starting this op, I will sleep we'll tonight

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