Sarah Swainson
2 minute read
24 May 2020
9:32 am

Why picking up after your dog is important

Sarah Swainson

Let me share some insight into why dogs love to do their ablutions out in the open.

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During this time in lockdown, it’s wonderful to see dogs and their humans getting a good dose of exercise together! Some dogs’ owners may not realise the etiquette involved when taking them “walkies”. After our morning walk, I step inside the front door and the smell of dog poop follows me around. With a sinking feeling, I lift my foot and realise that I stepped in a package that has been carelessly left behind by a previous canine friend. Let me correct myself: it has been carelessly left behind by the human.  It certainly isn’t pleasant. Let me share some...