After receiving a lot of complaints from residents, Jefferson County dog owners are being encouraged to pick up after their pets.
The ad says "Like the Loch Ness Monster or Bigfoot, the fabled poop fairy has been the stuff of legend. Flying undetected in parks, neighborhoods and schoolyards, she was said to follow close behind dogs and their owners -- picking up what the dog left behind, before flying off to the next canine creation. A widespread belief that she existed seemed to reassure some that cleaning up after one's dog was sort of ... optional."
There are various posters that are going up around town to help pet owners remember: "There is no Poop Fairy."
Find out more about the Poop Fairy campaign here, http://jeffco.us/sheriff/sheriff_T62_R306.htm.
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