Is dog manure safe to use in a garden?

Today is Day 2 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode will feature one question and answer for 30 episodes.


Today’s question seems like a simple one but there is more to it as we will see in the answer. The question is “Is dog manure safe to use in a garden?”


Asnwering today’s question is Ken Peavey from As you will hear in his answer there are many things to consider before just tossing dog doo in your garden.


Ken talks about:

  • What might be harmful in dog manure for your garden
  • What you can do to make it safe
  • Where you could use dog manure without any worries


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Homesteader, Blogger and Podcaster at Small Town Homestead
I am a husband to Mary and father to three daughters. My family and I are striving to become more self sufficient everyday as we grow our own food and pursue a more natural and organic lifestyle.

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