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Why Does Dog Poo Smell Bad to Us but Good to Dogs?

There are some things we can all agree on. For instance: the fact that shit smells bad. There are some contrarians out there—fetishists, middle school class clowns, etc.—but for the most part this issue transcends the usual divisions. Read More >>

Barking and Dagenham Council Turns to Forensics to Catch Dog Shit Menaces

Barking and Dagenham council has announced plans to track down the owners of dogs who fail to clean up their pets’ mess using doggie DNA. It’s not 1 April is it? The measures seem both ridiculous and slightly terrifying, and would rely on owners registering their pooches on a special dog database. Read More >>

Stafford Borough Council Using the Power of Night Vision to Combat Dog Shit

In one of the stranger stories of the week, Stafford Borough Council has got so sick and tired of dog shit that it’s giving its staff the power of night vision. It’s hoped that the ‘monocular’ -- a mini telescope that comes in at £200 a pop -- will make it easier to spot dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets. Read More >>