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One Way to Take Care of Business

Signs draw attention to dog poo left on someone's front lawn in Sherman Oaks on Dixie Cyn. Ave. | Photo by polaroid-girl via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr
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One annoyed neighbor's humorous attempt to educate neighbors on letting dogs relieve themselves on their lawn makes for good camera fodder. And this isn't the first time we've seen this type of "activism" in Sherman Oaks. A few years ago, complimentary "shit bags" appeared on one side street.

Want the help of the city with this illegal activity? Good luck. There is a process, but it's a bit convoluted. If you witness it, you can write the Department of Animal Services about the violation, but you first have to know the violator's address, which means you have to be creepy and follow them home. And if you don't get it on video, the city can only write a warning letter of sorts. Perhaps these signs are the real solution?

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