The Germans consider DNA testing to match poop to pooch
By Reinhard KarglPosted 07.19.2005 at 4:00 pm 0 Comments
When nature calls, canines tend to disregard the law, and their owners often fail to deal with the messy aftermath. The situation is particularly dire in Germany, where an estimated three million pounds of “Hundekot” are deposited daily on public property.
Now cutting-edge forensics makes it possible to trace the offending matter back to its source. A citizen commission in Dresden, Germany, has overwhelmingly recommended a scheme in which DNA samples would be collected from all dogs when their annual license came up for renewal.