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Barking and Dagenham begins testing dog poo DNA

A pilot scheme to test the DNA of dog poo to try and catch owners who fail to clear up after their pets has begun.

Samples of dog mess will be collected by officers from the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council and park rangers during the next three months.

DNA will then be compared to a database of dogs that have been registered.

  • 21 Jan 2016
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