With his hand in a biodegradable bag made for this duty, Nick Garcia of Everett leans over to pick up after Balto, his 4-year-old boxer mix Tuesday morning in Grand Avenue Park. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

With his hand in a biodegradable bag made for this duty, Nick Garcia of Everett leans over to pick up after Balto, his 4-year-old boxer mix Tuesday morning in Grand Avenue Park. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

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