Cobb County Government
Watershed Stewardship Program
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Pet Waste is a known source of E. coli bacteria (and other pathogens) in local streams. We encourage pet owners to Pick It Up for community health. To help, we have installed pet waste disposal stations at local parks, provide free pet waste bag dispensers upon request, and recognize canines whose owners are “doing their doodie” and signing our Pick It Pal Pledge.

Pick It Up Pals Pledge
We, pet and pet owner, pledge to keep our river, streams, and lakes healthy by:
• Promptly picking up pet waste
• Disposing of pet waste in a garbage can
• Remaining on leash in public
• Staying on trails
• Avoiding contact with wildlife


Register Your Pet as a Pick It Up Pal

Related Resources

• Eco-Logical Video Episode: Tips to Reduce Your Footprint with Your Pets
Clean Water Campaign - Pet Waste
• Try Swimming In It – poster (8.5 x 11)
• Here’s The Scoop – poster (8.5 x 11)
• Student Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest Submissions
  • The Scoop on Poop - 1st Place Winner
  • The Problem with Poop  - 3rd Place Winner
  • The Scoop on Your Dog's Poop
  • The Scoop on Pet Poop

Pick It Up Pal Photo Gallery

Pick It Up Past Pal: A Memorial Dog Gallery