Torremolinos cracks down on dog owners who fail to scoop poop

The local police issued 29 tickets during a 10-day period

Owners are obliged to clean up their dog's mess or face a fine of up to €750 (Photo: EFE)

DOG owners in Torremolinos had better clean up after their pets, or may find themselves in a fine mess.

The town’s local police issued 29 fines in a 10-day period beginning on January 2 to people who failed to scoop their pets’ poop, said the town hall last week. “Due to the [fouled] conditions of public ways and non-compliance with cleanliness bylaws, officers intensified their patrolling,” it said in a written statement.

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