Health reason to keep your yard free of dog waste. Written by MountainPetWaste

Category: Mountain Living  /  Created: 08/26/2019 11:20:48

Just one gram of dog poop can contain 23 MILLION FECAL BACTERIA...GROSS!!

So what kind of bacteria and parasites could you find flying around your yard exactly? Lets find out.

Among the many dangers of dog poop is parvovirus a highly contagious illness which can spread from one dog to another through fecal matter. Another inhabitant of poop is coronavirus, which while not as harmful can also be contracted by humans.

Worms and other parasites love to infect new hosts through dog poop. Whipworms, hookworms, tapeworms, roundworms, and even earthworms, dog poop has got them all.

And it gets better; E. coli, salmonella and Campylobacteriosis all of which are no fun, and can be transmitted to humans.

As you can see there really are many dangers of dog poop being left unattended. Prevent this parasite circus by scooping your dogs poop.Also be sure to teach your children the dangers, and never scoop poop, dog or cat, when pregnant or nursing. 

If your dog is lethargic, losing weight, throwing up, is bloated, or has diarrhea he could have gotten one of these many lovely infections.

Call us now to help prevent the spread of disease and contaminants entering the environment!

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