25 Facts about Dogs That You Should Know

#24 – Dog Urine can Erode Metal

Clearly permitting your dog to small on a light post could be more hazardous than you might suspect – because the acids in the urine can erode the metal.

In April 2003 Derbyshire County Council spent £75,000 completing a six review of one million light posts in the midst of fears that dog small was creating the bases to fold. Around the same time, urinating dogs were blamed for a spate of lamp-posts collapsing in Croatia.