"It's our mission to make picking up poop as easy as it can be for dog owners, hopefully in turn reducing the ever increasing impact we're seeing upon the environment and our communities."

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Born in Britain
Created in Canada!

Hi I'm Emma, I created and launched PupPouch in April 2021. 

I'm originally from Halifax in West Yorkshire, and now live in Canada. I grew up around dogs, and I've always loved and gravitated towards them, so it's no surprise I ended up finding a Pack of Pups to hang out with when I moved to Canada! 

 

(pic - Cassie - the first love of my life @ Ogden Reservoir)

When the 2020 covid shut downs happened I lost my regular jobs, and (luckily for me) became a dog walker for my lovely neighbours who let me spend many happy hours wandering the Whistler trails and having lots of snuggles with their four legged family members!


I spent most of my days with my 'Lab Pack'; Stella, Finn and Pax - three black lab mixes, and it was such a saving grace in all respects during that weird time. 


(pic - Finn, Pax and Stella... are you even part of the pack if you don't wear black?) 

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(pic - Enjoying the View from The Chief in Squamish with adventure dog Pax,

As much as I love dogs, I don't love the smell of their poop or carrying those warm bags of treasure they lave for us!

I quickly got fed up of the smell and inconvenience of having my hands full and juggling, leashes, recall and poo bags.
I'd divert off my route to head for a bin, or do the 'leave next to trail and return for it on the way back' method. Both options meant my route choices were being dictated by poop as I couldn't just wander where I wanted.  


I'd see bikers with poop bags dangling from their handlebars, or bags tied on to backpacks and I wondered why there wasn't a solution for this very common unpleasant job.

I made the very first PupPouch out of a popped inflatable and some glue with zero thought of selling them. I'd try to be as sneaky as possible when using it, as I was aware looked a bit odd putting poop in my pocket or backpack!
I thought it'd be a silly little invention I'd use to make my life easier, but I loved how much better it made outings; from walks, to bike rides to camping.
I realised my dislike for poop duties (and the lack of an easy solution) was not unique, and other dog owners would likely enjoy the ease of using a PupPouch too.

Dog owners are generally a pretty conscientious bunch who love enjoying nature with their dogs -so why not make it as easy as possible to clean up after our dogs? 

 

After a few months of trying out the right designs, I had a factory prototype produced and sold my first 100 in Whistler -the most supportive community in the world!

 

Following the support I put my optimistic pants on, invested in more PupPouches for Canada, and also sent PupPouches home to the UK. (Where my Mum is handling orders - Thanks Mum!).

 

So here we are... from poop to product! Thank you for checking us out, and for supporting this new little start up! 

 

If you've purchased a PupPouch, Thank you so much!

 

I hope its the poop solution you needed! 

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