Poop scoopers making big money after record snowfall

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If you’re a dog owner, there can be one unpleasant consequence of the arrival of warmer weather: a three-month backlog of dog turds revealed by the melting of backyard snow.

That’s why at this time of year, business for those in pet waste cleanup is picking up.

“We’re talking about hundreds of pounds of dog poop in some yards,” said Gail Behrens-McArdle, owner of Pet Yard Pick-Up, the pioneer in pet waste cleanup in the Twin Cities. “We’ve been pretty knee-deep in the poop this year.”

Full story: Backlog of backyard dog poo means tidy profit for local entrepreneurs – TwinCities.com