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The problem with poop

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
Pooper Scooper

Pooper Scooper

One man’s poop is another man’s profit, and when there’s a poop problem, there’s someone willing to solve that problem, for a fee.

One of the hottest business opportunities around these days is starting a Doggie Pooper Scooper service.  Just a quick check on how many pooper scooper related searches google has (a good way to see how many people are looking for solutions) shows there are over 191,000 page results dedicated to scooping poop, and 246,000 dog poop searches per month.

That’s a lot of poop!

So, besides being a lucrative business opportunity (low start up costs, no need for a college degree, and apparently a lot of people willing to pay someone else to scoop their dog’s poop), this segment of the business world seems to be a gold “mine” in more ways than one.

For example:

Missouri pooper scooper finds $58 in doggie doo

Missouri pooper scooper finds $58 in doggie doo. Posted by Woosk on Friday, June 25th 2010. 25. Jun. In this photo provided by DoodyCalls Pet Waste Removal, Steve Wilson, a worker with DoodyCalls Pet Waste Removal holds a plastic bag of …

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Scoopers even have a week dedicated to educating pet owners as you can see here:

Pooper Scooper Week Starts Today

Special week of educating pet owners on importance of cleaning up after their dogs.

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Their very own association:

The Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws)

And in Colorado scooping poop is a bright “spot” in an otherwise dismal economic climate.

Despite Economy Denver Pooper Scooper Turns Land Mines into Gold Mines

Pet Scoop, “Colorado’s Preferred Pooper Scooper” business is actually expanding. The privately-owned company is doing quite well in the economy, despite the current economic downturn. PET SCOOP is picking up…literally. …


So my question for you is:

Have you ever used a pooper scooper service?  If so, what did you think about it?

Linda Ferguson

Editor – Daily Paws

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