The shopping cart is a strong sign that a member of the homo sapiens (knowing man) genus is nearby.
Do dog owners deal with their animals’ solid excreta?
Pollution control people say that pet waste is a major source of e. coli in the Rivanna River. The City provides bags at the river trail entrance with instructions.
It seems that step five
Tie knot in bag and dispose in any trash or DOGIPOT container.
is often ignored.
Some dog walkers say that they leave the crap filled bags, walk a few miles, then fetch the bags on their return trip. Others are of the opinion that the crap filled bags are left behind by mindless, sandal wearing, granola crunching entitled yupsters.
Dr. Aaron Shemenski traveled to Siberia to study this external fixation technique.