May 1, 2014 11:11 PM

Growing pet DNA industry identifies poop offenders

Wau-Lin-Cree Apartments in Kansas City, North, wanted to match mounds of unscooped doo-doo to the creatures that deposited them, so it enlisted the help of a Tennessee outfit named PooPrints. At a cost of $35 for each dog owner in the complex, PooPrints will collect, analyze and store genetic profiles in a global database, enabling sleuths to match future fecal samples to the dog that dumped it.

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