Did you know there are bacteria, viruses and parasites in dog poop?
Help protect our waterways by remembering that it's YOUR D00-TYTO PICK IT UP.
Most waterbodies in Broward County are contaminated with fecal coliform.
•EPA labeled dog waste as a non-point source pollutant, similar to herbicides and insecticides, oil, grease, toxic chemicals, etc.
•Dog waste can actually cause burns or unsightly discoloring to your lawn.
•Coliform bacteria generally originate in the intestines of warm-blooded animals.
•1 gram of dog waste contains more than 23 million fecal coliform bacteria.
•Fecal coliform bacteria can cause intestinal illness and serious kidney disorders in humans.