Anorak | Use the Flintshire Doggy Do app to harvest the turds and feed them to slack owners

Use the Flintshire Doggy Do app to harvest the turds and feed them to slack owners

by | 8th, September 2012

HAPPY days for John Waters fans and other dog poo enthusiasts. Councils in Blaenau Gwent and Vale of Glamorgan have taken up the free Flintshire Doggy Do app. Thanks to Flintshire council’s technology, every time locals see a dog turd on the street, users press the app. and the map is updated.

Kevin Jones, Flintshire council cabinet member for public protection, waste and recycling, said:

“This app is just one of the methods we are using to address the issue of dog fouling in the county. It means that residents can report incidents to us any time of the day, any day in the week at a time that suits them. It’s restricted for use in the county of Flintshire, and is free to download.” 

In 2007, Cheltenham Borough Council had another plan. When a poo was spotted, the local dog warden would spray a red circle around the dump. One week later, a yellow circle was painted. A week after, the circle was painted white. After two weeks of decorating the turd, the thing is removed. The aim was to shame dogs owners.

In 2008, Mansfield District Council began spraying the dog poo pink.

In 2011, A Crouch End mum picked up the poo and marked the crime scene with chalk drawings of cupcakes .

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