PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Cleaning up after animals is not only the right thing to do, it's state law. However, if you visit more than 200 miles of trails in Phoenix, pet owners are ignoring the law by not cleaning their animal's waste.
Stanley Roberts hiked one of the trails in Phoenix and, after talking to hikers, looked into the amount of animal waste left on the trails. He discovered it is a real problem.
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It's not just dogs. It's horses too. Hikers say it's disrespectful that people don't clean up after their pets.