Pick Up After Your Pet - Reminder 1 By Melissa Esham 5/19/2016 After parking, dog waste is always a hot topic at a community association meeting. You are never going to get away from this issue so you need to find a way to be proactive and have a sense of humor about it. Start positive and hopeful. Great summer reminders: Buy sunscreen Buy bug spray Buy doggie bags - this is our not so subtle reminder to pick up after your pet! Be creative. Grab their attention! Thanks for reading.