Updated May 27, 2020 by Jeff Newburgh

The 9 Best Dog Poop Bags

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This wiki has been updated 10 times since it was first published in February of 2018. Let's face it; s**t happens. Fortunately, where Fido is concerned, our selection of waste bags can provide an easy, unobtrusive, and effective way to contain and dispose of his business with minimal fanfare. We've included a variety of biodegradable and leakproof options with plenty of room and durability to safely contain and secure a pet's poop, regardless of its size, shape, or volume. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best dog poop bag on Amazon.

9. Pets N Bags Rolls

8. Paws & Pals Pick-Up

7. See Spot Go Premium

6. Hippo Sak Jumbo

5. HealthPro Dispoz-A-Scoop

4. AmazonBasics Unscented

3. Doggy Do Good Premium

2. Earth Rated 720

1. Mutt Mitt 2-Ply

Special Honors

Pet Waste Eliminator Pet Waste Eliminator is a commercial waste disposal system that ensures the proper placement of durable waste stations and high-quality poop bags all over the country. The company sells a variety of dispenser boxes, pet waste stations for streets and parks, trash cans, and waste bags for holding excrement. The waste stations are constructed from aluminum, painted, and tested for corrosion using salt spray. The company also offers a lifetime guarantee on all of its waste stations. petwasteeliminator.com

Editor's Notes

May 21, 2020:

I remember what it was like cleaning up after my very first dog. While my family and I have lived in the same house since then, we never thought about cleaning our pup's business more than once or twice a week from the backyard in those days, so you can imagine what it probably smelled like and how easy it was for our dog to step in his mess. My childhood stupidity notwithstanding, I've learned a great deal more about our pets over the years and how to take care of them. Today, there seem to be many products dedicated to cleaning up after our furry friends, such as training pads and porch potties, but when it comes down to just grabbing the physical waste and finding a place to store and dump it, the most straightforward solution is one of these poop bags.

Many of our options, like the Mutt Mitt 2-Ply and Doggy Do Good Premium have extra-wide bottoms for holding a lot of waste, the former of which has convenient side seams to prevent tears or potentially harmful hand exposure while the latter option is fully biodegradable.

If the idea of even making contact with Rex's "little presents" through a bag makes you squeamish, then the HealthPro Dispoz-A-Scoop are a great option. You can use their cardboard handles to scoop up the mess and then seal it away without ever having to reach out and touch it.

The versatile Hippo Sak Jumbo aren't only designed for picking up the brown waste from large breeds, but their extra length and interior space make them a good option for disposing of bulky dog diapers and cat litter as well.

We've also included the See Spot Go Premium due to their biodegradable corn starch and polymer construction. Thanks to their bright green color, they're also ideal for picking up after your pooch at night.

Finally, we've added the Pets N Bags Rolls for their water-resistant coatings.


Jeff Newburgh
Last updated on May 27, 2020 by Jeff Newburgh

Jeff is a dedicated writer and communications professional from San Francisco with a bachelor of arts in anthropology from UC Berkeley. He began his career in computer consulting and later branched out into customer service. Jeff focuses on making complex topics easy to understand. With over 10 years' experience in research, his relentless curiosity fuels a love of writing and learning how things work, and has helped to build expertise in categories such as heavy-duty power tools and computer equipment. Jeff's passion for animals affords him a strong understanding of pet products, including dog houses, beds, and grain-free foods. When he's not writing, he prefers spending time with his family and three dogs, while kicking back and relaxing with a nice glass of red wine.


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