Renting to Dog Owners: It Doesn't Need to Stink
Engaging residents in effective community poop clean-up
For housing managers, it can be problematic issue: how to persuade your residents to clean up after their dogs. Uncollected waste causes resident complaints, can be a health hazard and makes your property less attractive to current and prospective residents. Often, it’s a few residents who are the problem while the majority comply and are great pet families. Fortunately, there are a number of ideas that can work for your community.
Why don't people scoop their poop?
From the rental office perspective it can seem like residents are ignoring their dog’s waste as some sort of ‘statement’ or rebellion. In reality, the reasons people provide for not cleaning up are pretty simple: