Australian dogs poo the weight of the Sydney Harbour Bridge each month. Where should it go?

Australian dogs poo the weight of the Sydney Harbour Bridge each month. Where should it go?

Photograph: Natalie Parletta“In our trial at just one dog park, we learned that we can divert at least 31,000 plastic bags and five tonnes of dog poop each year via just one green waste bin,” says project coordinator Ruth Miller.

Still binning your mutt’s mess? Eco-friendly pet owners need a dog poo wormery

Still binning your mutt’s mess? Eco-friendly pet owners need a dog poo wormery

Ben Dodd wants you to “consider using a wormery where the worms will feed off the bags and waste”, according to Pet Business World.That’s fine, as long as I’m able to sleep at night while thinking about worms eating poo in a bin out back.

Cremating your pet may mean you get back more than just their ashes

Cremating your pet may mean you get back more than just their ashes

A petition (“Stop Pet Crematoria Passing Off Mixed Ash as One Pet Cremations”) started by Lars B Andersen is, quite simply, calling on the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ensure that pets’ ashes are not mixed with the remains of other animals and labelled ‘one-pet’ cremations.

International dog day: Loli helps clean up plastic at the beach

International dog day: Loli helps clean up plastic at the beach

Her owners, Trish Brewster 54, and Yan Balewicz, 60, from started picking up bits of rubbish from the beach near her home in Glenelg, Scotland, when they walked her and soon she started copying them.

Sydney's lord mayor orders ratcatchers to cull rodents over rare disease killing dogs

Sydney's lord mayor orders ratcatchers to cull rodents over rare disease killing dogs

“We have been very concerned by the recent cases of leptospirosis in Sydney , affecting dogs in our local area, so have decided to double the number of rat bait stations in public areas and increase inspections to monitor rat activity,” she said.

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

“I reckon that conservatively one in five dogs are having their poo picked up in plastic bags.

7 Must-Have Supplies for Potty Training Dogs and Cats

7 Must-Have Supplies for Potty Training Dogs and Cats

One really nice thing about cats is that they typically need minimal training to use a litter box, says Mikel Delgado, an IAABC-certified cat behavior consultant and co-founder of Feline Minds in Berkley, California.

Celebrate National Dog Day with 14 dog-approved favorites

Celebrate National Dog Day with 14 dog-approved favorites

With 5,000 reviews and a 4.8-star rating, it's Amazon's best-selling ball for dogs. It's not exactly something you want to use, but with nearly 8,000 reviews and a 4.8-star rating, this is one of Amazon's most popular pet products.