Can cat and dog poop be used as fertiliser?

Could we save money on horse manure by using our pets' little surprises?
25 July 2022
Presented by Otis Kingsman
Production by Otis Kingsman.


Dog poo



Listener Lara wrote into the Naked Scientists to ask "Is there a biological benefit for cats and dogs to bury their faeces? Can it help plants grow similar to horse manure?" Otis Kingsman spoke to the primary medical care director of the veterinary medicine company Linnaeus, Dr Simon Hayes, about this question on the fascinating function of faeces...


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