We’re responsible pet parents. We make sure our dogs have good food, fun toys and stay healthy.
And we make sure we always have poop bags ready to pick up poop at a moment’s notice. That means you can find bags in our pockets, our purses and anywhere else we can think to stash them. Those of us who really have it together have a dog poop bag holder.
Why It’s Important to Carry Poop Bags
Poop is a fact of life when you’re a dog parent. And where there is poop, there should be poop bags.
With 10 millions ton of poop being produced each year by our dogs, there are a few reasons to scoop the poop:
- No one wants to walk through poop. Do you like tracking poop into your home or car? I don’t. And I certainly don’t want my dogs tracking it in either.
- Bacteria. Dog poop contains all kinds of bacteria. That bacteria could contaminate our waterways. It can also make our dogs ill.
- Parasites. Dog with worm poops on the ground. Eggs can get onto a dog’s paw where they can be ingested when they lick them or the eggs hatch into larva which can then penetrate the skin of a dog’s feet. The sooner poop is picked up, the less chance of the soil getting contaminated.
- It’s the law! Many places have laws that require you to pick up after your dog. It’s kind of sad that we actually need a law for this. Don’t you think?
It would be nice to not have to worry about poop, but if everyone picked up after their dog, our dogs, people, and the environment will be better off.
Why You’ll Want To Use A Poop Bag Holder
Being a responsible pet parent means we are always prepared for poop to happen so poop bags are at the ready.
To keep the bags nearby usually means stuffing bags into your pocket or carrying a kind of ugly poop bag holder. But sometimes the dog poop bag dispensers leave a lot to be desired. Plastic holder with plastic clips that come in not very appealing colors. As if picking up poop isn’t unattractive enough.
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While we can’t make pooper scooping glamorous, we can add some style to it!