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Canines for Clean Water

Buddy the Clean Water Dog

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Taking a dip in your nearest lake, river, or stream is a fun summer activity. Help keep these places clean and safe for swimming and aquatic life, by scooping the poop, bagging it, and throwing it in the trash!

Clark County has almost 110,000 dogs, of all shapes and sizes, and their poop adds up about 15,000 tons per year. Pet waste left on the ground can be washed into storm drains that lead directly to our streams and wetlands. This waste carries harmful bacteria which can affect the health of aquatic wildlife, ourselves and our children.

Common questions

Answers to common questions about pet waste

Photo contest

Send us a photo of your clean water canine and receive a free gift.

Posters and resources

Posters, coloring sheets and other resources on pet waste

Talking to neighbors about pet waste

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Take the pledge and receive a free Canines for Clean Water bandana! Submit a photo of your dog in its new bandana and win more fun and useful prizes.

We pledge to help protect our streams by:

  • Picking up after ourselves
  • Staying on-leash in wetlands and other sensitive areas
  • Avoiding contact with streams and wildlife
  • Spreading this important message to other dog owners in our community

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