A sign at Lake Tye Park in Monroe reminds pet owners to do their “doodie” — er, duty — and clean up their pet’s waste. The city even offers free bags to help scoop the poop. You may still have to watch your step. The law does not cover the droppings of myriad goose and duck visitors who, after all, are no one’s pet. (Herald photo)

A sign at Lake Tye Park in Monroe reminds pet owners to do their “doodie” — er, duty — and clean up their pet’s waste. The city even offers free bags to help scoop the poop. You may still have to watch your step. The law does not cover the droppings of myriad goose and duck visitors who, after all, are no one’s pet. (Herald photo)

We’ve got the scoop on 63 tons per day of poop

Nearly every city in Snohomish County has a law requiring pet owners to pick up their pets’ waste.

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