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Cryptosporidium: diarrhea, cramps, fever, nausea, vomiting
E. Coli: diarrhea - sometimes bloody, kidney failure in elderly or children (those with weak immune systems)
Hookworm: rash, diarrhea, anemia, possible heart issues in left untreated
Roundworm: cramps, intestinal blockage, vomiting, blindness
Salmonella: diarrhea, fever, cramps, joint pains, eye irritation
Tapeworm: rash, diarrhea, anemia, possible heart issues in left untreated
Organisms in Pet Waste that Affect Family & Pet Health
Organisms and Possible Symptoms
Waste is More Than Unpleasant  It can be harmful.  Pet waste may contain any number of parasites and bacteria that can infect humans and other pets.  In humans, if left untreated, these organisms can cause very serious illnesses. Ways Infections Occur:    	 Accidental oral ingestion (frequently children)   	Through the skin (commonly feet)  	Contact with or drinking contaminated water Steps for Prevention:     	Clean up pet waste and dispose of properly.  	Good hygiene - wash hands thoroughly 	Take pets for periodic visits to the veterinarian.
What are the proper ways to dispose Pet Waste?
Simply flush it down the toilet. Bury it away from food producing plants. Place it in plastic bags and put in the trash .
Doesn’t Pet Waste eventually just break down and disappear?
It can take a year or longer to disintegrate. Until gone, it can spread disease and pollution through storm water run off.
It can contain harmful parasites and bacteria that infect pets and humans. It pollutes our streams, rivers and lakes.
Why should I be concerned about properly disposing of Pet Waste?  
Potentially harmful organisms are not easily killed through normal composting.
These organisms may contaminate plants and therefore should not be used as fertilizer especially on fruits and vegetables.
Why not use Pet Waste for composting for fertilizer?  
Tidy Paws    23129 Kerrybrook Dr Murfreesboro, TN 37129  © 2016 Tidy Paws All Rights Reserved.
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Cryptosporidium: diarrhea, cramps, fever, nausea, vomiting
E. Coli: diarrhea - sometimes bloody, kidney failure in elderly or childern (those with weak immune systems)
Hookworm: rash, diarrhea, anemia, possible heart issues in left untreated
Roundworm: cramps, intestinal blockage, vomiting, blindness
Salmonella: diarrhea, fever, cramps, joint pains, eye irritation
Tapeworm: rash, diarrhea, anemia, possible heart issues in left untreated
Organisms in Pet Waste that Affect Family & Pet Health
Organisms & Possible symptoms 
Waste is more than unpleasant 
It can be harmful.  Pet waste may contain any number of parasites and bacteria that can infect humans and other pets.  In humans, if left untreated, these organisms can cause very serious illnesses.
Ways infections occur 
 Accidental oral ingestion (frequently children)  Through the skin (commonly feet) Contact with or dringking contaminated water
Steps for prevention 
Clean up pet waste and dispose of properly. Good hygiene - wash hands thoroughly.  Take pets for periodic visits to the veterinarian.
What are the proper ways to dispose Pet Waste?
Simply flush it down the toilet. Bury it away from food producing plants. Place it in plastic bags and put in the trash.
Doesn’t Pet Waste eventually just break down and disappear?
It can take a year or longer to disintegrate Until gone, it can spread disease and pollute through storm water run off.
It can contain harmful parasites and bacteria that infect pets and humans It pollutes our streams, rivers and lakes.
Why should I be concerned about properly disposing of Pet Waste?  
Potentially harmful organisms are not easily killed through normal composting.
These organisms may contaminate plants and therefore should not be used as fertilizer especially on fruits and vegetables.
Why not use Pet Waste for compositing for fertilizer?
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Cryptosporidium: diarrhea, cramps, fever, nausea, vomiting
E. Coli: diarrhea - sometimes bloody, kidney failure in elderly or childern (those with weak immune systems)
Hookworm: rash, diarrhea, anemia, possible heart issues in left untreated
Roundworm: cramps, intestinal blockage, vomiting, blindness
Salmonella: diarrhea, fever, cramps, joint pains, eye irritation
Tapeworm: rash, diarrhea, anemia, possible heart issues in left untreated
Organisms in Pet Waste that Affect Family & Pet Health
Organisms and Possible symptoms
Waste is more than unpleasant:       It can be harmful.  Pet waste may contain any number of parasites and bacteria that can infect humans and other pets.  In humans, if left untreated, these organisms can cause very serious illnesses. Ways infections occur:    	 Accidental oral ingestion (frequently children)   	Through the skin (commonly feet)  	Contact with or dringking contaminated water Steps for prevention:    	Clean up pet waste and dispose of properly.  	Good hygiene - wash hands thoroughly. 	 Take pets for periodic visits to the veterinarian.
What are the proper ways to dispose Pet Waste?
Simply flush it down the toilet. Bury it away from food producing plants. Place it in plastic bags and put in the trash .
Doesn’t Pet Waste eventually just break down and disappear?
It can take a year or longer to disintegrate Until gone, it can spread disease and pollute through storm water run off.
It can contain harmful parasites and bacteria that infect pets and humans It pollutes our streams, rivers and lakes.
Why should I be concerned about properly disposing of Pet Waste?  
Potentially harmful organisms are not easily killed through normal composting.
These organisms may contaminate plants and therefore should not be used as fertilizer especially on fruits and vegetables.
Why not use Pet Waste for compositing for fertilizer?  
Tidy Paws Pet Waste Removal 23129 Kerrybrook Dr Murfreesboro, TN 37129  © 2016 Tidy Paws All Rights Reserved. www.tidypawsonline.com
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