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Invention of the Week #8: The Doodle Daley

This week’s invention was created by Susan Drexler, who decided she needed a better way to clean up dog messes in the yard.
If you’re tired of stepping in your dog’s “Doodle” or cleaning it up each day with a plastic bag that makes your regular trash can smell, Susan Drexler has the solution – her invention called the Doodle Daley, which is a fire hydrant-shaped pet waste receptacle.

It features a side-hinged lid for easy flip-top accessibility to the inner bag-lined holding area, and a handled scoop that can simply unsnap for use.  The back of the unit features an attached stabilizing fork that lifts to act as a handle and lowers into the ground to keep the unit firmly in place.

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The unit also features wheels so that moving it around the yard is simple!  Susan has filed for a Utility Patent on her invention.

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