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Why Should You Pick Up After Your Dog?

Why Should I Pick Up After My Pet?
March 10th, 2011

It’s a question that lots of pet owners ask. Why should I pick up after my pet when I take him/her for a walk? Well, besides the fact that no one likes to step in your pet’s “accident” while enjoying their morning run or afternoon walk, there are some very good reasons to pick up after your pet. Did you know that:

* Every time it rains pet waste washes down storm drains and into rivers, lakes and streams.
* Pet waste may contain bacteria and viruses that transmit easily to humans who handle contaminated soils or infected waters
* Many cites and towns now have ordinances with fines starting at $200 for not picking up after your pet
* Flies and other “pest” insects can also increase in the area when you and others don’t pick up after your pets

So the next time you’re out at the park or enjoying the great outdoors with your pet, be sure to take a minute, pick up after him/her and then dispose of the outdoor waste properly.

For a few of our handy dispensers and pick-up bags check out the Products section of our site.

The DogSmith Says
Now if the reasons for picking up after your pets outside your home environment are valid, which i believe they are, then why would you not pick up after your pet in your yard. Well our DogSmith clients tell us there are lots of reasons why they do not pick up after their pets.
1. Its dirty work
2. Too busy
3. There Husband said he would do it
4. The wife said she would do it
5. Both parents say their kids will do it
6. We schedule for the DogSmith to do it as nobody else is doing it.
Yes The DogSmith can do it.

Here’s The Solution To Your Dog Waste Pollution!
It is undeniable. The family dog brings loads of joy and pleasure to your life. But they also leave a lot of mess in your yard. Your time is too valuable to spend with the nasty hassle of cleaning up after your family’s best friend. But your family needs and deserves the cleanest environment possible. We have the solution to your dog waste pollution! If you have small children, entertain in your garden or just insist on a dog play area free of dog waste then “Get Clean, Go Green.”

Call The DogSmith today! 1-888-364-7648

We give you more time in your day to enjoy a cleaner, healthier yard. Spend that extra time enjoying your family. We help American families Go Green by cleaning up after their pooch. We recognize the high level of trust you place in your Home Service Providers. So that you may never worry or have a concern about our technicians who clean your yard, every one of our employees is insured, bonded and goes through an extensive pre-employment background check. They also receive training in dog behavior so they will know when Fido doesn’t want her yard cleaned. We provide the highest level of customer service. We know you are inviting us onto your property and that is a trust that we value and will always respect.
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Call The DogSmith “Your neighborhood Pet Waste Specialist” Now.
We give you more time in your day to enjoy a cleaner, healthier yard. Spend that extra time relaxing with your family.

Pet Waste is disgusting
It can transmit disease, attracts flies and kills your grass. You love your dog, you hate the waste. You keep the love, we take the ‘yuck’ away leaving your yard clean, sanitized and deodorized.

What We Do
At whatever frequency you desire The DogSmith will come to your home and make your yard pet waste free. Whether you need us biweekly, weekly, bimonthly or monthly we have a plan to fit your budget. Family reunion coming up? We do special cleanups for special events. Did your Houseguests bring their dogs leaving you with too much yuck to handle? We can handle seasonal or short term assignments. No contracts, ever. Sign-up anytime, cancel when you don’t need us. For more specific information about how The DogSmith services your yard go to our service detail page.

Our Code of Conduct
The DogSmith recognizes the high level of trust you place in your Home Service Providers. So that you may never worry or have a concern about our technicians who clean your yard every one of our employees is insured, bonded and goes through an extensive pre-employment background check. They also receive training in dog behavior so they will know when Fido doesn’t want her yard cleaned. The DogSmith provides the highest level of customer service. We know you are inviting us onto your property and that is a trust that we value and will always honor. Learn more about our services

Satisfaction Guaranteed – 100%
If you are dissatisfied with our service we will reimburse you for the visit. We will also come back to your yard within 24 hours to ensure you are satisfied with the quality of the cleaning. You will NOT be charged for either of the visits.

Services & Products
We service both residential and commercial accounts. We sell Install and service Pet Waste Stations. We are a supplier of Poop Tools, Poop Bags and all Pooper Scooper operational equipment at wholesale pricing. We are a locally owned and operated business. We offer accurate and consistent billing. We are a call away from service requests and we guarantee all our services or you do not pay. No contracts start and stop service whenever You please.

Call your local DogSmith today to get a FREE quotation. No service contracts, Reliable Service, Dog Friendly
1-888-364-7648

Read What Our Clients Say

It’s the Bomb I love it I don’t know how we made it this long. Thanks DogSmiths, you saved the family yard!”
Leisa M. – Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

“Thank you for your onsite visit of our resort. We love your recommendations for the location and number of Pet Waste Stations. Please go ahead and order them. I was very hesitant about pushing this Pet Waste Program with our Home Owner Association, thought I was going to land up with dog poop responsibilities on my desk. It’s great to know The DogSmith is there to service them; your prices are also great for the poop-bags. “
Richard – Panama City Beach, Florida

“We can actually smell the beach and water again!”
Heather R. – Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

“We’re very busy, we work a lot. The DogSmith is very, very convenient. They keep the yard nice. I don’t have to worry about stepping in things you shouldn’t be stepping in.”
Kevin H. – Niceville, Florida

“Thank you DogSmith for donating your time at the Humane Society to keep it clean. The Pet Waste Stations are great for the dog walkers. “
Mary S. – Panama City, Florida

The DogSmith, “I would highly recommend them – I can’t say enough. I’ve been around too many people who don’t scoop their yards. It’s a nuisance. It smells bad and it looks bad.”
Katharine H. – Niceville, Florida

“It is so easy now to have a pet friendly rental cottage on 30A. We just call you guys the day before the dog departs and you plan to be here on departure day to clean up the poop. No more complaints from incoming residents. “
Deborah – Seagrove Beach, Florida

“The service is great and I appreciate how well the yard was cleaned, especially the first time.”
Skip J. – Panama City Beach, Florida

“My dog continually had problems with worms; I called my local DogSmith to get a quote for their disinfectant spray. Niki told me that the most important thing was to keep the dog’s environment free of old poop. I don’t have time to pick up regularly so we had The DogSmith come out and do it. With the wormer the vet gave us and our clean yard our dog is now free of round worms. Thanks DogSmith for your advice and your great service.”
Alice E. – Santa Rosa Beach, Florida


Annual International Pooper Scooper Week – April 1-7, 2010

News Release

Contact:             Rick Ingram

DogSmith Franchise Services

RickIngram@DogSmith.com

1-888-Dog-Smith (364-7648)

To highlight the importance of cleaning up after your pets to help protect our drinking water, aPaws has established the first week of April as International Pooper Scooper week.

Washington County, FL, April 1, 2010 – In recognition of International Pooper Scooper Week, The DogSmith National Dog Training and Pet Care Franchise encourages all animal lovers to support The Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws) by cleaning up after your pets.  aPaws was founded in 2002 by a group of professional pooper scoopers who want to make everyone aware of the importance of  picking up and properly disposing of pet waste.  With the growing number of dogs and other pets in the US, pet waste can pose a health hazard and it is disgusting in our yards, parks and public areas.  Most cities have recognized the growing problem of pet waste and have adopted pooper-scooper laws requiring owners clean up after their pet or risk hefty fines.   In addition to the risk of fines and the unpleasant odor and unsightly mess which can keep pet owners from using their yards and enjoying public areas, uncollected pet waste attracts disease-carrying insects and can breed harmful bacteria.  A number of common parasites, including roundworm, are transmitted through dog feces and when infected dog waste is left on the ground, the eggs of parasites can linger in the soil for years.  Pet waste is a problem all animal lovers face but it is one of the easiest of all pollutants to control if everyone does their part by picking up after their pet’s waste at home and while out and about.

If you can’t pick up the pet waste yourself then you can always hire a professional pooper scooper to do it for you. There are hundreds of pooper scooper companies around the U.S. committed to making your yard or neighborhood poop-free. For more information on the hazards of dog waste or to locate an aPaws member professional pooper scooper, visit http://www.apaws.org and use their convenient Find-A-Scooper Directory to find a scooper near you. Or visit www.DogSmith.com to locate your local DogSmith who also offers DogSmith Yard Services.
About The DogSmith – The DogSmith Franchise Services Inc. is a Florida based company whose mission is to enhance the lives of pets and their owners by improving their relationship, and the quality of the life they share, through providing professional support and training to pet dog owners, supporting and assisting animal shelters and rescue organizations to minimize the number of unwanted animals and offering affordable and professional care to family pets so that pet ownership is never a burden. To learn more about The DogSmith, or to become a DogSmith Dog Trainer, visit www.DogSmith.com or call 1-888-364-7648.


The DogSmith National Dog Training and Pet Care Franchise Adds Pet Waste Cleanup to Services

The DogSmith National Dog Training and Pet Care Franchise Adds Pet Waste Cleanup to Services

The DogSmith, a national Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Dog Walking and Pet Nutrition Franchise now offers Pet Waste Cleanup as a new service.

Washington County, Florida, February 10th, 2010 – The DogSmith Franchise Services, the nation’s only full service pet care franchise has now added Pet Waste Cleanup  to its service offerings.   “Our mission is taking care of the entire pet, from training, walking, and sitting to behavior and nutrition and now we will even pickup the messes they leave behind.  We take care of both ends of the leash,” says DogSmith founder Niki Tudge.

Tudge points out that The DogSmith services set a new standard for in-home pet care and dog walking. “As a dog trainer and pet care professional responsible for looking after a client’s family pet, being an animal lover is not enough.  You also need the training, skills and experience that qualify you as a DogSmith Pet Care Technician.  And who better to take care of your pet’s every need than a certified DogSmith Dog Trainer & Pet Care Technician?” says Tudge.

The pet waste cleanup service offered by locally owned and operated DogSmith Franchises adds to a wide array of DogSmith pet care programs such as canine slumber parties, dog romps, and daily dog walks as well as private and group dog training programs including “latch-key,” and “board and train” programs.  All DogSmith technicians are fully insured, bonded and certified in Canine/Feline first aid.

About The DogSmith

The DogSmith Franchise Services Inc. is a Florida based company whose mission is to enhance the lives of pets and their owners by improving their relationship, and the quality of the life they share, through providing professional support and training to pet dog owners, supporting and assisting animal shelters and rescue organizations to minimize the number of unwanted animals and offering affordable and professional care to family pets so that pet ownership is never a burden. To learn more about, or to become, a DogSmith Dog Trainer, visit www.DogSmith.com or call 1-888-364-7648