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04-29-2014 01:08 PM
N Smith I am the same as Castlemaid!

3 acres, 2 of them treed, so I only scoop what is in the dog pens/kennels. I don't scoop over the winter. Once everything is dry I do a big clean, then once a month for June, July, August and September. Then the snow comes.
04-29-2014 12:12 PM
HOBY Clean up every time. Dog poops in designated areas.
04-29-2014 09:10 AM
Castlemaid You didn't have Once a Year as an option.

I'm on five acres, with lots of woods surrounding me, so the rest of the year, the answer is: never. I only scoop once a year after the snow melts. That should be coming up in two or three weeks now.
04-29-2014 06:26 AM
d4lilbitz Now that there is a new puppy, after every poop so he doesn't try to eat or play with it. I have three dogs now. Before the puppy, once a day as the other two are both 3 and 4.
04-29-2014 02:04 AM
volcano Apache is raw fed so the poop is small balls that turn white as they dry up. I dont clean enough, after the snow I filled a small plastic grocery bag. I quit cleaning when I pick up a fresh one and then it stinks bad.
04-29-2014 01:58 AM
AngelaA6 I feel like a bad momma sometimes because I rarely pick up Gunther;s poo. We do it more in the summer when we go out in the back and play for longer periods of time.

He mainly goes in the very back of the yard or on the sides of the yard so the middle isn't covered in poo. I do check his poos about 3 times a week though to check for consistency/worms. I never find any issues which makes me happy . It rains so much here though that it decomposes. I'm sure I'll be poopy scooping more when I have a kid but for now it's just the DH and I and we know to look before stepping haha. Oh and we have a pretty big back yard so finding the poo in the areas he normally goes in is quite a job.
04-29-2014 01:50 AM
dogfaeries I have 3 GSDs and a teeny yard, so I check the yard about 4 times a day. If there's poop, I pick it up. So, in the morning when I get up, when I get home from work, sometime in the evening, and before I go to bed.

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04-29-2014 12:50 AM
Originally Posted by selzer View Post
Summer, winter, every day. If the snow comes down 18 inches in a few hours, I might miss a few offerings, but I go out and look for it. If it is -11 F, then it is frozen solid, and in some ways easier to pick up after you break it free of the concrete. With a number of critters, it will build up fast. And yes, keeping the poo to a minimum means less flies.
"offerings" LOL

I pick up after every potty.
1. I hate stepping in it
2. We have an apartment yard - shared - and there are can get fined for not picking up poop *coughMyNeighborsDont* so I have tons of footage of me bending over picking up poop in case I ever get blamed...
3. Prevented my dog from ever becoming a poop eater
4. Check for consistency, etc

It becomes a habit I guess to just always pick it up right away.
04-29-2014 12:28 AM
Ellimaybel Two to three times a week depending on the rain. Gunther goes on only one half of the yard and Cyclone's tiny non smelly poop I don't even know where he goes. I think he's going up in the bushes and trees so that's fine by me lol
04-28-2014 11:17 PM
trcy Every other day.
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