09 Jul '11, 4am

US apartment owner uses DNA evidence to find out which irresponsible dog owners don't clean up after their pooch

US apartment owner uses DNA evidence to find out which irresponsible dog owners don't clean up after their pooch

Some US pet owners who failed to clean up after their dogs got a nasty surprise from apartment complex manager Deb Logan. -- PHOTO: AFP CONWAY (Massachusetts) - SOME US pet owners who failed to clean up after their dogs got a nasty surprise from apartment complex manager Deb Logan. Using DNA evidence, Ms Logan started fining the irresponsible dog owners US$100 (S$123) per offence. Ms Logan, property manager at Twin Ponds in Nashua, New Hampshire, started using a dog DNA-testing system to reveal which pooches were leaving faeces scattered about outside. Ms Logan says the DNA technology called 'PooPrints', developed by BioPet Vet Labs of Knoxville, Tennessee, is working 'amazingly' well for Twin Ponds, a 339-unit complex that is home to about 241 dogs. 'And for a property manager to not have to guess who the violator is, is absolutely wonderful,' she told Reuters in a phone ...

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