No Dog Poo Fairy?Posted Wednesday 05 March 2014
Throughout January, Council staff surveyed Mosman’s off-leash parks, placing yellow and white flags in the ground where dog poo was found. This is part of the responsible pet ownership campaign, reminding residents and visitors to pick up after their dog, because ‘there’s no such thing as the dog poo fairy’.
Fortunately many dog owners in the community do the right thing but the evidence shows there are still some that do not clean up after their dogs in public places – a requirement under the Companion Animals Act.
A comparison of the reserves surveyed identified Rawson Park as having the greatest amount of dog poo.
|Rawson Park||52 flags|
|Sirius Park||37 flags|
|Reid Park||17 flags|
|Spit West Reserve||7 flags|
|Clifton Gardens Reserve||7 flags|
|Rosherville Reserve||6 flags|
POOch Pouches are available free from Council for dog owners. The POOch Pouch stores bags and attaches to your dog’s lead so bags are always accessible. If you would like a POOch Pouch please contact Council on 9978 4043 (one per dog per household).
For further information about responsible pet ownership and the ‘dog poo fairy’ campaign please visit http://www.mosman.nsw.gov.au/environment/dog-poo-fairy