A lab in Knoxville serves as a C-S-I for pets.
But don't pooh-pooh the idea too quickly!
Getting doggie d-n-a is their pet project.
We came up with the pet id permanent proof that that is your dog.
But they are also in the business of doing a little detective work.
Everybody has instances where this has happened you find poop in your front yard.
Biopet vet lab created poo prints -Because we already had the infrastructure in place where we had the DNA on file, we saw what a huge problem this was with people not picking up after their dogs - most dog owners are responsible but there are those who don't.
Now this isn't for everyone, but some neighborhoods have repeat offenders.
Realized that by having the DNA on file for a subdivision or an apartment complex, we had that DNA on file, you can send in a sample of poop that someone did not pick up.
Now these doggie deposit detectors keepers don't always get good feedback.
It's extreme in both directions people see it as positive, and then you have the big brother response.
While this seems like something you would only expect to see on tv.
It's hasn't been that long since the dog genome was broken down.
We have a state of the art analyzer and what this does is the DNA fingerprint.
Of course with a business like this.
Obviously it lends itself to all sorts of jokes.
Business is picking up, but they also like a slogan you may have heard before-We obviously hope to be number one in the number two business.
No matter the tag line, e-d-p scientists say they just want people to clean up their dog's act.
We'd be happy if everyone picked up after their pet and it never became a problem.
The Poo Prints part of the business costs less than 50 dollars.
The company thinks a lot of subdivisions and apartment complex managers would be all for it.