June 29, 2011
DNA testing – it can suddenly spare the life of a death row inmate, or capture a killer roaming free for decades. But that’s not all.
DNA testing also has the power to bring derelict dog owners to heel.
Here’s the scoop.
Some apartment complexes are using DNA testing on dog feces to find out who’s not cleaning up after their pets.
The Timberwood Commons in Lebanon, N.H., opened this year and already has had problems with some residents who aren’t cleaning up messes their dogs leave. So manager Debbie Violette is going to use commercially available DNA sampling kits to check the, um…stuff…that dogs leave behind when they go.