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Parnossah Suggestion: Pooch Incontinence Pants Production

An Israeli city is using DNA analysis of dog droppings to reward and punish pet owners.

Under a six-month trial programme launched this week, the city of Petah Tikva, a suburb of Tel Aviv, is asking dog owners to take their animal to a municipal veterinarian, who then swabs its mouth and collects DNA.

The city will use the DNA database it is building to match faeces to a registered dog and identify its owner. [Full article]

3 Comments

  1. grandmuffti

    9/22/2008 at 1:07 pm

    Ugh. That sounds like a really gross and expensive way to go about regulating dog shit. How bad is it in Petah Tikvah?

  2. Batya

    9/22/2008 at 2:00 pm

    Great lab job for…
    yuch!

  3. Yossi Ginzberg

    9/24/2008 at 12:31 pm

    How dumb are they? This is Israel, man, the Mideast! There’ll be an immediate black market in unlicensed canines!

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