The Seattle Times

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Dog-doo scofflaws get bagged through DNA testing

Barbara Kansky, condo manager of Devon Wood in Braintree, Mass., holds up a plastic bottle provided by the Knoxville, Tenn.-based BioPet Vet Lab to ship a small sample of feces. Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've have experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identity the culprits who don't clean up after their pets.