It’s Pet Trivia Time!


In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, try your luck at answering some pet related stormwater trivia questions by commenting on this blog post and you could win a FREE one week (five full days) Doggie Daycare Package valued at $150 courtesy of Canine Cabana!  All entrants will receive a FREE LA Stormwater container of doggie waste bags. Entries are due by end of March – we can’t wait to see your answers!


1.      What is a large source of stormwater pollution?

2.      What can pet owners do to prevent stormwater pollution and protect their pet’s health? 

3.      True or False: Unattended pet waste can flow untreated into our local waterways and ocean.

4.      What do you use to pick up after your pet?

*Check out the LA Stormwater Pet website for some helpful hints to answer these questions!


Comments (20)

  1. Sarah Wiehl
    March 10th, 2011 at 11:07 am

    1. landscaping irrigation
    2. pick up after their animals, take them for regular exams
    3. True!
    4. Compostable doggie bags

  2. Marco Sanchez
    March 10th, 2011 at 11:12 am

    1) Dog waste
    2) Pick up after pet
    3) True
    4) Biodegradable bag

  3. rtots
    March 10th, 2011 at 11:13 am

    1- Pet Excrement and the bacteria that comes with it
    2- Pick up after your pet
    3- TRUE
    4- BioBag 100% biodegradable bags

  4. cbrooks
    March 10th, 2011 at 11:24 am

    1. Pet waste.
    2. Pick up after your pet.
    3. True.
    4. Bio bags.

  5. Grace M.
    March 10th, 2011 at 11:26 am

    1) Dog waste
    2) Picking up after your pet
    3) True
    4) Doggie bags

  6. Janet Planet
    March 10th, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    1) landscape run-off; pet waste & resulting bacteria
    2) don’t let your pet drink water that’s pooled from landscape run-off; regular vet check-ups
    3) true
    4) on walks: biodegradable poop bags; at home: pooper scoop all daily poops into 1 bag to save on those bio-bags!

  7. karen garcia
    March 10th, 2011 at 12:44 pm

    1. dog feces
    2. pick up after there pets, take them to the vet often, keep them active, and feed them organic pet food (pet food key word, not table scraps!)
    3. true
    4. doggie bags

  8. Robyn Walsh
    March 10th, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    1. Unattended pet waste
    2. Pick up after their pets
    3. True
    4. Bio-degradable doggie waste bags

  9. NanaKatch
    March 10th, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    1. Dog waste
    2. Always pick up after your pets
    3. True
    4. Biodegradable bags

  10. Siobhan
    March 10th, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    1. irrigation run-off
    2. pick up after their pets
    3. True!
    4. compostable bags or newspaper. or my favorite is the blue bags i get from stormwater program booths at events!

  11. Maria Elena Hernandez
    March 10th, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    1. Animal fecal matter
    2. Scoop the poop
    3. True
    4. I use bio-degradable poop bags for backyard dumps and during walks. At the dog park I use the pooper scooper. I spend the first 20 minutes there picking up poop with the scooper for inconsiderate dog owners.

  12. Stephanie Rockwell
    March 10th, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    1. pet waste
    2. pick up after our pets
    3. true
    4. I re-use grocery bags

  13. Erik Alcaraz
    March 11th, 2011 at 8:02 am

    1 Animal feces
    2 pick up after our pets
    3 True
    4 We use doggie bags or news papper

  14. Tin Wong
    March 11th, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    1) doggie poop.
    2) pick up after their dog’s poop
    3) true
    4) biodegradable bags

  15. jr
    March 13th, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    1. animal waste (domestic and wild) and its protozoa & bacteria
    2. use a Doggie Dooley at home or compost dog waste; put cat waste in refuse bins
    3. true
    4. Doggie bags or reusable bags when she does go (almost never does anything on a walk, believe it or not!); paper bags or newspaper into the waste bins at home

  16. Pedrooo
    March 29th, 2011 at 8:41 am

    1. pet waste
    2. pick up after your pet(s)
    3. true
    4. grocery bags/dog waste bags

  17. Mimi
    March 29th, 2011 at 9:40 am

    1. Pet poo
    2. pick up pet’s poo
    3. True
    4. Reuse plastic bags whenever possible, use bio-bags too.

  18. Shannon
    March 29th, 2011 at 11:18 am

    1. Oil slicks, fertilizer, animal feces, pesticides, and debris.
    2. Clean up after your animals.
    3. True.
    4. Re-use old plastic bags.

  19. joAnn
    March 29th, 2011 at 8:09 am

    1. Pet waste
    2. Pick up after your pet and anyone else’s that wasn’t so mindful
    3. True
    4. re-use grocery produce bags or if there’s trash in the street that serves as a scoop & container use that

  20. LA Stormwater
    April 4th, 2011 at 7:47 pm

    Congratulations to Maria Elena Hernandez who is the winner of the pet trivia contest! Thank you all for participating in the contest and coming up with some great answers! Make sure to be on the lookout for an email requesting your name and mailing address so we can send you a FREE container of doggie waste bags.

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