How do you dispose of dog poop?
Pet owners looking to dispose of their dog’s poop in an environmentally friendly way have three choices: throw it away using biodegradable bags, compost it, or flush it. If you choose to throw away your dog poop, be sure the bag you use to collect it is biodegradable.
What happens if you flush dog poop?
Bagged poop can be flushed. Reality: It can clog home plumbing and stress sewer systems.
Does dog poop contaminate water?
Pets and urban wildlife are major sources of water contamination because pet waste contains harmful bacteria and parasites. Dog feces can contain fecal coliform bacteria, which can spread diseases like Giardia, Salmonella, and Campylobacter, causing serious illness in humans.