August 26, 2021

It's National Dog Day; Pick Up After Your Pet

Why is this so important?

At least 142,000 dogs live in Montgomery County. The average dog makes about 3/4 of a pound of waste every day. If we do the math, that’s 106,500 pounds of dog poop – a kind of raw sewage – every day. A lot of dog owners scoop their dog’s poop. Even so, in Montgomery County, MD almost 43,000 pounds of poop is left on the ground every day. So, yes, dog poop is a very big deal.

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