Does Bothell have a scooping law?

Yes. Like most other cities in the Puget Sound area, Bothell has a municipal code that prohibits leaving pet waste on public property or on another person's private property. Violators are subject to a $250 fine per incident when witnessed by the City's Animal Control Officer. 

Read up about the scooping law in Bothell Municipal Code 6.16.011 and 8.60.240.

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1. Why is pet waste so harmful?
2. What should I do with my pet's waste?
3. Can I compost my pet's waste or put it in my yard waste bin?
4. My pet waste bag says it's biodegradable. So why can't I compost the full bag or add it to my yard waste bin?
5. Can I bury my pet's waste in the ground?
6. Can I flush my pet's waste down the toilet?
7. Why should we send pet waste to the landfill?
8. Does Bothell have a scooping law?