A Vast Latrine for Dogs

“Dog mess was an unwelcome and very public reminder of bodily functions.” After major cities started to make human defecation a private affair through the spread of lockable toilet doors, middle-class citizens drew their ire towards the rampant “defilement” of roads, vegetation, and lamp posts by dog excrement. For those without yards for their dogs to relieve themselves in, dog-care experts advised dog owners to take them to the streets so as not to dirty the home, angering the general public instead. Read full article here

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