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Don't worry — you don't need a degree in landscape architecture, or even a ton of money. According to Gabrielle Fimbres's piece in the Arizona Daily Star, small investments of time, money, and planning can turn your yard (or a small area within it) from a poop-festooned and possibly hazardous waste of space that's not fun for your dog into a neat, fun mini dog park that improves the value of your home.
Photo: Susi May
Fimbres interviewed experts Teresa Truelsen, marketing manager of the local chapter of the Humane Society, and Jason Isenberg, the owner and lead designer at Realm Environments and its subdivision, Petscapes, for inspiration. Check out the advice.