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They Invented What? (No. 101)

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on June 11, 2008

U.S. Pat. No. 7,090,268:   Dog waste catcher and holder.

 

What is claimed is:

1. A dog waste catcher and holder comprising:
          a loop shaped device;
          a carrying rod;
          means of securing the loop shaped device to an end of the carrying rod in parallel fashion; and
          a plastic bag placed inside the loop shaped device, wherein an upper portion of the bag is folded over the loop shaped device and bag ends are tied to the end of the rod.

2. A dog waste catcher and holder of claim 1, wherein said loop shaped device is made of any material selected from a group consisting of wire, plastic, and metal.

3. A dog waste catcher and holder of claim 1, wherein said carrying rod is made of any material selected from a group consisting of bamboo, wood, plastic, and metal.

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  1. Susan Walden said, on June 16, 2008 at 7:37 am

    Here’s an idea that’s quite a bit more practical. It’s called the Doody Dangler. It carries the bag so you don’t have to. Received this as gift and thought it was a joke…but now I love it…love it!!!

    http://www.doodydangler.com

    Have tried it and it works great.


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