PooPrints

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PooPrints is a commercial service that uses DNA profiling of feces to assist with pet waste management.[1][2][3][4][5]

According to a 2012 report from Minnesota station WCCO-TV, it is "a first of its kind company".[6]

It is a division of BioPet Vet Lab, located in Knoxville, Tennessee.[5][7][8]

It was started in 2008.[5]

References[edit]

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  1. ^ Geere, Duncan (January 6, 2011). "PooPrints identifies scoop-averse dog owners with DNA testing". Wired Magazine. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ Howard, Zach (July 6, 2011). "Doggie DNA nails owners of pets leaving smelly piles". Reuters. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ Rosen, Jill (May 14, 2010). "DNA could solve a doggie whodunit". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ Golgowski, Nina (June 27, 2011). "DNA tests provide the poop on bad dog owners". CNN. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c Shaw, Bob (May 22, 2012). "Dog DNA service helps apartments catch poop perpetrators". St. Paul Pioneer Press. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dog DNA Business Cracks Down On Errant Droppings". WCCO-TV. May 24, 2012. 
  7. ^ "About us - BioPet Bet Lab". biopetvetlab.com. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ "PooPrints". pooprints.com. Retrieved June 7, 2012. 
  9. ^ Mount, Ian (February 26, 2009). "BioPet's gold mine: Doggy DNA". CNNMoney. 
  10. ^ Weiss, Debra Cassens (May 20, 2010). "Lawyer Says Condo’s Proposed PooPrints DNA Program Is ‘Absolutely Ridiculous’". ABA Journal. 
  11. ^ Andrea Canning, Taylor Behrendt, Tracey Marx (June 30, 2011). "Dog DNA Scooping Owners Who Fail to Pick Up After Pets". ABC News. 
  12. ^ Jouvenal, Justin (October 25, 2011). "Fairfax neighbors head to court over unscooped dog poop". The Washington Post. 
  13. ^ Hernandez, Sunny (June 12, 2012). "PooPrints: Dog poop DNA tests make a mess for owners who stink at picking up after pets". The Post-Standard. 
  14. ^ Roney, Marty (June 12, 2012). "Property complexes step into DNA testing of dog poop". Detroit Free Press. 
  15. ^ Daley, Jason (February 10, 2012). "A Tech Entrepreneur Finds a Niche in Pouncing on Law-Breaking Pet Owners". Entrepreneur (magazine).