Planting Food in Dog Poop Yard

Anonymous added on March 29, 2011 | Answered

Is it safe to plant food in a yard that my dogs have pooped in all year?

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Answered on April 1, 2011

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.

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