Not Just a nuisance but, a serious health threat! To your family, your dog, and the environment!
Hazards to your family: Pet waste can contain bacteria and parasites, causing infections such as the following:
Camplylobacteriosis: A bacterial infection that causes diarrhea in humans.
Giardiasis: A protozoan infection of the small intestine that can cause diarrhea, cramping, fatigue, and weight loss.
Salmonellosis: Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, headache, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Toxocariasis: An animal to human infection that is caused by roundworms found in the intestines of dogs. The parasite can cause vision loss, rash, fever or cough, and is a particular threat to children exposed to parasite eggs in sand and soil. A study by the american carpet institute showed that 80% of the dirt in your home is brought in on the soles of your shoes. If you have dog waste in your yard, it’s in your home too.
Hazards to your dog: Dog Waste is a leading cause of disease and parasite transmisson between animals. An otherwise healthy dog can become infected by coming in contact with the feces of an unhealthy animal.
The Solution: Picking up dog waste is not an enjoyable task for many and lets face it, if you don’t like doing something you are less likely to keep up with it or you won’t do the best job. Let Poo Bare handle your scooping needs. We enjoy providing this valuable service.