Skip to comments.Town sends dog poop to irresponsible owners
Posted on 06/08/2013 12:27:14 PM PDT by rickmichaels
A small town in Spain has given new meaning to the phrase "doggy bag."
For a campaign to crack down on irresponsible dog owners in the town of Brunete, volunteers spent a week in February on the lookout for dog owners who failed to scoop their canine's excrement, the Telegraph reported Tuesday. They approached the owner and struck up a conversation to determine the dog's name.
"With the name of the dog and the breed it was possible to identify the owner from a registered pet database held in the town hall," a council spokesman said.
The volunteers scooped up the waste and packed it in a box with the town's insignia before sending the parcel, labelled "Lost Property," to the negligent owner's home.
The campaign, which included 147 deliveries, won an award at the Ibero-American Advertising Festival this weekend. Brunete now reports a 70% drop in the quantity of dog waste found on its streets, the Telegraph reported.
Rather gutless. If they don’t like it, they should have the balls to say it to the owners face when that are asking the dog’s name and breed.
They shouldn't have to, should they?
Is that really doo process?
>>They shouldn’t have to, should they?
No, they shouldn’t. But this is typical of how we do things in this country. Instead of correcting a person on the spot, we wait and mail them an admonition.
When you have a nation of rules instead of virtues, everything turns into a game of seeing what you can get away with.
People who don’t clean up after their dogs are selfish jerks.
People who mail poop to people are cowardly punks.
Both need a kick in the ass.
This is in Spain, not here. Not to say that can't happen in the future in the US but sending feces in the mail here would be illegal.
I think grabbing the dog owner by the hair and rubbing his or her face in the pile would have better results.
I would think it would be illegal to send dog poop, or any poop, through the mail.
Another example of how registration leads to government misuse of the data so obtained.
This occurred in Spain.
And of course, none of this corrects the problems associated with unregistered dogs. Only the registered dog owners can have this happen.
Resist registration. No doubt they will move on to confiscation next.
Since it is not here, apparently, the dogs’ owners should send it to the head of the street cleaning department, postage due.
” The campaign, which included 147 deliveries, won an award at the Ibero-American Advertising Festival this weekend”
I’ve read of people being arrested for doing that. If you send it to a judge, the IRS or any government office it’s off to jail.
We have a lot more important things to worry about than dog s**t, and so does Spain. When I was growing up we had no leash laws. Every dog in the neighborhood pretty much shat wherever they felt the urge, and nobody gave rat’s ass. It was a better time and, dare I say, a better country to grow up in.
Just put bacon grease on the poop. It will be gone by the next day. It works perfectly.
“When you have a nation of rules instead of virtues, everything turns into a game of seeing what you can get away with.”
You have summed up in a few words something I have previously tried to articulate with much less success. Thank you!
I like it. If you can’t scoop, you get the poop
I would suggest that that town in Spain collects taxes in part to pay street sweepers. Of course the street sweepers don’t do their job, rather they solicit busybody volunteers.
As always, they promise to do a job if they can get a tax, then don’t do the job, and then blame someone else for them not doing the job for which they are paid.
Suppose there are five poodles registered. How do they know which did the deed? Microstamping poop will be next.
It is never about the dog poo, but rather about the smug feeling of the volunteers, and the desire of the civil service to not do their job (street sweeping) and blame someone else.
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