Is it safe to plant food in a yard that my dogs have pooped in all year?
Planting Food in Dog Poop Yard
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
95% of the time, manure from animals will not cause harm - but you shouldn't use it in the garden because of that other 5%. To be on the safe side, it takes about a year for any pathogens that might have been in manure from meat eating animals to die off.