Looking for research on barriers, incentives and demographics of pet waste pickup

Kathy Hoppe Presque Isle June 29, 2021 08:06 PM
Has anyone done or know of any 'recent' surveys, focus groups, or interviews of dog owners regarding pet waste pickup?  We are looking to understand the audience's beliefs, incent…

Dog Poop Citizen Science Examples?

Liz Foote Maui May 21, 2020 10:56 PM
Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any examples of citizen science programs focused on pet waste. I asked on Twitter and did a bit of a search but didn't turn up much.…

Scooping your Pets Waste: Information Needed

Erin Jackson Portsmouth January 25, 2012 04:12 PM
We are looking for any information on current programs concerning Scooping your dogs(pet) waste. We are also looking for reports, programs, and materials that will give us existin…

Dog Waste Management

Jan Carr St. Paul June 20, 2011 01:59 AM
The number of off-leash dog parks across the US has increased dramatically in the past few years. Managing dog waste has been a particular problem. I have two questions: 1) Doe…

Dog Waste and How it Affects our Environment

Tom Gorzelski Flint May 04, 2010 09:28 AM
I am researching dog waste and how it affects our environment not only on contaminating watersheds, but the health of pets and people as well. Looking for more specific research …

Pet Waste Outreach Campaigns

Jill Sarick Santos Ventura January 26, 2010 03:52 PM
I am interested in hearing from others who've conducted successful pet waste campaigns; specifically showing a marked behavior change (i.e. more poop picked up).... Jill Sarick…

Prompting Dog Owners to Pick Up Dog Droppings

Jason, L. A., Zolik, E. S., & Matese, F. J. (1979). Prompting dog owners to pick up dog droppings. American Journal of Community Psychology, 7, 3, 339-351.
The present study investigated daily dog droppings and the amount picked up by owners in an urban area. In addition, two behavioral strategies (signs, instructions plus modeling)…

Decreasing Dog Litter: Behavioral Consultation to Help a Community Group

Jason, L. A., McCoy, K., Blanco, D., & Zolik, E. S. (1980). Decreasing dog litter: Behavioral consultation to help a community group. Evaluation Review, 4, 3, 355-369.
Describes a collaborative effort between a community group and a university group of community psychologists seeking to improve the excessive depositing of dog feces on sidewalks …

Follow-Up Data on Two Dog-Litter Reduction Interventions

Jason, L. A. & Zolik, E. S. (1980). Follow-up data on two dog-litter reduction interventions. American Journal of Community Psychology, 8, 6, 737-741.
Conducted a follow-up of 2 studies by the 1st author et al . The behavioral technology techniques used to reduce dog litter were successful, particularly in the 2nd study, which i…

Looking for New Ideas for Pet Waste Ed. Campaign

Mary Middleton Olympia August 07, 2008 11:35 PM
I'm looking for new ideas to refresh my pet waste education campaign I've been running for the past 4 years. We currently have bus signs that advertise our message two months out …

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