According to the CDC, dog waste transmits a number of common parasites, including Round Worm, also known as Toxocariasis, and other serious diseases such as Campylobacteriosis, a bacteria causing gastrointestinal illnesses in humans, Cryptosporidium, and a protozoan parasite that also causes gastrointestinal illness in humans.
According to the CDC, dog waste transmits several common parasites, including Round Worm, also known as Toxocariasis, Campylobacteriosis, a bacteria causing gastrointestinal illnesses in humans, and Cryptosporidium, a protozoan parasite that causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. These diseases can be particularly serious to children, the elderly, and individuals with compromised immune systems.
Mr. Wald adds, “While our company has grown year-after-year, we are finding that dog clean-up is increasingly a problem for home owners, in camp grounds, around apartment complexes, in city parks, at dog-friendly beaches, and a myriad of other locations where there are dogs.” He added, “Unfortunately, there is a lack of awareness on this issue.”
“We are stepping up our public education efforts on this important issue and are currently in discussions with national retail stores in helping to increase awareness, and supply earth-friendly resources that will ultimately reduce the amount of animal waste contaminating ground water and the earth. By taking positive action we honor our corporate mission and our responsibility to help protect the environment.”
“Given that Doggie-Bags® product’s tagline is, ‘Number 1 in the Number 2 Business,’ we are well-poised to address this important issue about dog waste, the impact it has on the environment, as wel
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