If Studio City Man Catches Your Dog Pooping and Running on His Closed Circuit TV, You Will Enter His 'Dog Doo Wall of Shame'
After witnessing (or stepping on the evidence of) one too many canine poop-and-runs, one Studio City decided to take matters into his own hands. He erected "THE DOG DOO WALL OF SHAME" in front of his home and warned would-be dog doo-dooers that their actions were being captured on Closed Circuit TV.
The cranky resident already has quite a few entrants on his Wall of Shame, according to Studio City Patch. Their blurry pictures are triple-taped to a light pole in front of his house with the following ominous message:
"All of these inconsiderate jerks think it is okay to leave dog turds where you can step on them and for others to clean. They have been caught brown-handed on CCTV. The only recourse is to publicly humiliate them. Pick up after your dog or you will join them on the Dog Doo Wall of Shame!"
This resident spoke with some Patch reporters, but he insisted on anonymity, so they have referred to him as "Deep Doo-Doo." Deep Doo-Doo loves dogs and he admits that he is kind of "obsessive-compulsive" about making sure people clean up after their dogs. "If I step on it, I have to throw those shoes away," he told Patch with a shudder.
He set up the Closed Circuit TV to catch burglars, not irresponsible dog-walkers, but it has ended up coming in handy. He said one culprit who ended up on the sign refuse to walk past his home and fewer dogs are pooping on his lawn — a sign that his wall of shame is succeeding.
However, it seems his issues with the poop-and-run crowd goes deeper than doo doo. The Studio City resident told Patch that he thinks the culprits are "narcissistic wanna-be actor types," who bring their dogs to the nearby Aroma Café and take up all the local street parking. (Then again, who doesn't blame everything bad in L.A. on narcissistic wanna-be actor types?)
We can't help but wonder what would happen if Deep Doo Doo's Studio City neighbor Marilyn White-Sedel came across his signs. At a neighborhood city council meeting, White-Sedel went on a tirade about how garage sale posters and lost kitty posters were cluttering her neighborhood. She brought in a large stack of offenders. What would worry White-Sedel more: cluttering signs or piles of steaming dog doo doo?