Sorry, Alf Hoyle (Letters, August 22) but I have to strongly disagree with you regarding Kiwis not picking up dog droppings.

As a dog walker, I have never left the house without my poo bags. They are discreetly contained in a small holder attached to the lead. I see many owners with the same set-up to clean up after their dog.

Of course, there are some that don't bother but I think that is the minority.

Susan Gawlik


Further to Jim Adams ( Letters, August 20 ) promoting the case of dogs being allowed in the Rotorua