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DNA testing on dog waste

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A condo complex in northern New Jersey is using DNA to track dog waste.

The Grande condominiums is reportedly using the DNA matching service PooPrints for testing dog waste left behind on the complex's property.

If the sample sent to the lab matches a dog in their database, the owner faces a fine anywhere from $250-$1,000.

All residents of the eight, four story buildings were sent a letter to bring their pets into management offices for mouth swabbing, reported NorthJersey.com.

A sample of the dog's DNA taken from the swab would then be sent to the lab.

The DNA sampling reportedly costs $29.95 per dog.

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