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DooGooders has been doing good with poo for more than 55 dog years. And we are committed to being the price leader in our crappy industry. Since 2008, we’ve only raised our weekly residential prices once and our PooPrints prices twice. As our expenses increased the past few years, we’ve decided it’s time to make a modest price adjustment to some of our products and services.

While we feel these changes are small, we respect that you need to budget. Because of that, these changes won’t go into effect until July  1, 2016. We’ve listed the price adjustments below. If you have any questions or concerns, please email the DooCrew at scooper@doogooders.com.

Residential Service – July 1, 2016

Twice/Week: $10.49 (current: $10.24)

Weekly: $12.99 (current: $12.49)

Every Other Week: $19.49 (current: $18.99)

Commercial Cleaning: $45.00/hour (no change)

PooPrints by DooGooders Commercial Service – July 1, 2016

Dog DNA Swab: $39.95 (current: $34.95)

Dog Doo DNA Match, No-Match: $59.95 (current: $54.95)

Dog Doo DNA Fail: $15.00 (no change)

Five Bottle Waste Sample Kit: $65.00 (current: $60.00)

Waste Station: $165.00 (no change)

Case of Dog Doo Bags: $49.95 (no change)

Skid of Dog Doo Bags (88 cases): $35.00/case ($10.00/case savings)

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2015 was a huge growth year as the DooCrew marked more territory and expanded our PooPrints by DooGooders service. We’re the exclusive PooPrints distributor for the territory above. If you see our logo on or near your city, we are likely the distributor for you. And if we can’t help you, we are happy to point you to the eager PooPrints representative for your area.

With more than 3,000 registered dogs, DooGooders serves more than 100 properties in six states and is the authorized PooPrints distirbutor for South Dakota, Western North Dakota, extreme Southwest Minnesota, Sioux City, IA and parts of Wyoming and Montana.

We love dealing with crap, no matter where it is! If you’re interested in learning more about PooPrints by DooGooders, just email scooper@doogooders.com!

More properties are signing up for PooPrints by DooGooders. Chief Doo Officer Jolene Loetscher breaks down the numbers.

The DooCrew is hitting the road this summer to check in on many of our PooPrints by DooGooders properties. We hope to have some fun lunches with property managers, share crappy stories and see how the program is going in your area.

Thursday, July 9 – Sioux Falls, SD – Carino’s

Friday, July 10 – Rapid City, SD – Sanford’s

Monday, July 13 – Williston,ND and Dickinson, ND – On site meetings

Tuesday, July 14 – Bismarck, ND – Carino’s

Wednesday, July 15 – Sioux Falls, SD – SDMHA Golf Tourney

Tuesday, August 18 – Pierre, SD – On site meetings

Thursday, August 20 – Brookings, SD and Pipestone, MN – On site meetings

August TBD – Sioux City, IA

Great Falls, MT – we’ll be there soon!

Tenants love living with dogs and more apartments are accommodating. DooGooders Chief Doo Officer Jolene Loetscher takes a closer look at the trends in this edition of Doo Data by DooGooders.

 

We’ve been in business for more than 40 dog years. And it turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks. DooGooders served more people than ever in 2014, cleaning more than 1600 lawns and collecting DNA from more than 800 dogs. Thanks so much for letting us doo good with poo!  Here’s a quick breakdown of our 2014 service:

Residential Cleanings: 1,642

PooPrints DNA Samples: 830

PooPrints Dog Doo Samples: 296

Total PooPrints stats in the DooGooders territory: 36 properties across 4 states; 1,574 dogs registered

Screen Shot 2014-02-23 at 9.30.59 PMApartment residents and property managers can breath a little easier as DooGooders® reaches the crappy milestone of swabbing more than 1,111 dogs for its PooPrints DNA program.

With PooPrints, each dog living at a property provides a DNA sample via a non-invasive, painless cheek swab. Then if a tenant does not do their duty with the doo, a small sample of the waste can be matched with the dog and owner via DNA identification. Properties can then fine tenants who leave the foul feces out and about.

“It’s estimated 40-percent of pet waste remains unscooped and it’s not just a stinky mess for properties, it can also be a health concern,” says Jolene Loetscher, DooGooders Chief Doo Officer. “With the EPA classifying the dog poo problem as crappy as oil and toxic chemicals for water, PooPrints acts like canine CSI to keep our community clean, green and healthy.”

Multi-family communities in Sioux Falls, Brookings and North Sioux City South Dakota, Williston, North Dakota, Sioux City, Iowa and Pipestone and Rochester, Minnesota use PooPrints provided by DooGooders.

Beginning in Spring 2014, DooGooders will launch the direct to consumer product in partnership with PooPrints called iDNA for dog identification by DNA technology.

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At DooGooders, we’re always trying to find ways to doo good with dog poo. Over the last 35 dog years, we’ve been able to doo a lot of good. And we’ve had a lot of fun along the way. And now we’re excited to announce a new way to doo good. While this has nothing to doo with poo, it has everything to doo with the safety of your pooch. Today, we launch DooGooders idna. If your dog is ever lost, we can positively identify him using his DNA. It’s simple. It’s cheap ($34.99). And it’s guaranteed to work. We take a quick, painless cheek swab using something that looks like a Q-Tip. It takes about 20 seconds. We give you a tag with your dog’s DNA number and register your furry friend in the World Pet Registry. If your dog is ever lost or stolen, we can use his DNA to reunite you. Micro-chips can fall out or be removed and tags can get lost. But DNA is forever. And it can’t be faked. To find our how you can protect your dog with DooGooders idna, email scooper@doogooders.com or call 605.951.1176.

Not afraid to talk sh*t (literally), live in the Sioux Falls area and interested in sales… then get your poop in a group and drop us a line at scooper@doogooders.com to learn more about a part-time opportunity with the DooCrew.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We just wrapped up one of the more memorable weeks in DooGooders history – spending several days at the PooPrints lab in Knoxville, Tennessee. PooPrints uses DNA technology to keep apartment and condo lawns looking good as new and free of doo! The process is surprisingly simple (well, unless you’re the scientist doo-ing the tests) and extremely affordable. During our time in Knoxville, we learned all the ins and outs of this awesome new technology. It all starts by taking an easy and painless cheek swab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here you see Mattie – who helps train the new PooPrints distributors like us – volunteering to have her cheek swabbed for probably the 100th time! She’s a great sport!

 

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The PooPrints scientists then process the swab for DNA. So at that point – our work is done.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If a property manager finds doo on the grounds they simply take a sample and send it back to lab, where once again the scientist does the dirty work, matching the doo to the dog. Once we have that info, we alert the property manager who typically levies a fine against the tenant who failed to pick up after their best friend. We talked to residents and property managers in Knoxville who absolutely love this service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Chavira with Legends at Oak Grove (pictured here) says his grounds went from nasty to spotless within a week of using PooPrints. The price is right, too. The initial DNA collection costs just $34.99. And each dog doo sample costs $44.99 to process. Most property managers simply pass those costs on to the tenant who own dogs – and many fine tenants $100 or more for not picking up their dogs mess. So they’re able to make some extra money for the enforcement. Legends at Oak Grove uses that extra cash to make their property even more pet friendly. They’re actually putting in a dog spa for the pet owners!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The fine folks in Knoxville aren’t the only ones enjoying this new service. PooPrints is available around the country, from Miami to Washington – and of course – in Sioux Falls! Midwest Property Services is having great success with PooPrints. We also just added a Lloyd Companies property – who also loves PooPrints! They’ve found just one rouge dog doo on their property this month. All thanks to dog DNA!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We know this is a new way to doo dog poo – so if you have any questions just fire an e-mail to doologist@doogooders.com – and we’ll be happy to answer any questions. We’ll be posting videos from our trip soon – so stay tuned!

 

Nate with the PooPrints team from Knoxville, TN and Miami, FL.

Route Info – Turd Tips

  • 11/21 weekly route:1333,1601,53,1659,17,1644,7,Benson Village,2512,2,1703,1739. Thank you! 5 hours ago
  • 11/18 weekly:59,92,130,412,1,71,1333,1611,1504,1707,4,403,1446,1620,31,1659,1601,7,245,1212,1425,1658,1528,1458,243… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 days ago
  • 11/14 weekly:1601,53,1703,1333,1659,17,1644,7,1401,Benson Village,1739. Thank you! 1 week ago
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  • 11/7 weekly route:1333,1601,53,1659,17,1644,7,Benson Village,2512,2,1703,1739. Thank you! 2 weeks ago
  • 11/4:1634,1621,1619,1612,1731,1736,1741,1739,1513,1635,1720,1722,1732,1648. Thanks! 2 weeks ago
  • 11/4 weekly:59,92,130,412,1,04912,71,1333,1611,1504,1707,4,403,1446,1620,31,1659,1601,7,245,1212,1425,1658,1528,1458,243,1629,408.. 2 weeks ago
  • 10/31 weekly:1601,53,1703,1333,1659,17,1644,7,1401,Benson Village,1739. Thank you! 3 weeks ago
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  • 10/28 weekly:59,92,412,1,71,04912,1333,1611,1504,1533,1707,2012,403,1446,1620,1525,1659,7,1601,1318,245,1301,1425,1658,1458,243,1212,1629.. 3 weeks ago

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