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She Threw the Poo — What Would You Doo?

A woman who was so frustrated by her neighbor not cleaning up her dog's poop that she went ballistic after stepping into one pile too...

Maria Goodavage  |  Sep 20th 2010


Susan Miller did what many fantasize about doing.  Would you go that far?

A woman who was so frustrated by her neighbor not cleaning up her dog’s poop that she went ballistic after stepping into one pile too many.

Susan Miller launched her offensive — literally — at her neighbor’s sliding patio screen. In addition to hurling the poop, she also strung up several plastic bags of dog poop around the neighbor’s patio, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. As a finishing flourish, she took a sign from the apartment complex requesting that residents clean up after their dog and put it on her neighbor’s property.

According to an AP story, Miller commented that if she can clean up after her own 80-pound dog, her neighbor ought to be able to take care of her 20-pound dog. The 43 year old was charged with disorderly conduct.

Can you understand her frustration if this has been an ongoing issue? We’ve all been in her shoes, but usually we don’t know the poopetrator. But if you did, and it were a regular occurrence, what would you do? You might not go as far as Miller did, but does a secret part of you applaud her launching her smelly and unsightly retaliation? (Think back to the last time you got poop engrained deep in the treads of your favorite walking shoes so you can be in “the zone” before you answer.)