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I'll admit it, growing up in Texas I had NEVER heard of a "pooper scooper" business before and I had never seen anyone pick up dog poop from their backyard. My family and all the families I knew just believed that it was a part of your yard when you had dogs and picking up a stick to dig the poop out of your shoes or sliding your barefoot across the grass was normal
We frequently take our dogs to the dog park and have learned a few tips from watching our dogs and from other dog owners voicing their concerns.
I've heard a lot of people say to leave your dog on its leash the first time you visit the park. Their reasoning is that if your dog or another dog were to get aggressive you could easily step in and "yank" your dog away from the other dog. I don't know what your experience is with this but our was not a good one. We found that the other dogs and our dog were much more aggressive when a dog was on its leash