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Council warning on "unacceptable" dog fouling 25.03.15

COMPLAINTS over dog fouling in Inishowen resulted in a Council blitz at Moville Shore Green this morning.
With the National Spring Clean campaign kicking off in many towns and villages over the next few weeks, Donegal County Council is calling on dog owners to play their part by urging them to leave only their dogs' paw prints behind after their walks.
“Complaints have been received on a regular basis relating to dog fouling at the local park and we are eager to work with local people to tackle the problem,” says litter warden Pearse McCrory.
The Council received complaints about dog fouling on Moville Shore Green.
Posters and information leaflets are being distributed throughout Inishowen and 'Scoop the Poop' bags have been made available too. They have been designed to assist the fight to keep towns and villages free from canine excrement and will be available to dog owners and community groups willing to tackle the problem in their areas.
Litter wardens will also consultwith various groups and individuals throughout the Municipal District offering advice, encouragement and support
Cathaoirleach Cllr John Campbell added: "Dogs are the responsibility of their owners and not cleaning up after your dog is absolutely unacceptable. We are urging everyone to take an active interest in their areas as a clean environment is a major asset for locals and visitors alike." The Council has issued some dog fouling danger facts - click here .
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