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Most cooperative extensions advise against using pet waste. Though it can be done, most backyard compost heaps rarely reach the required temperature of the compost heap--which is a minimum of 165 degrees F for about five days--from the middle through the outside layers. If interested, here is information on how to compost pet waste correctly: http://sarasota.ifas.ufl.edu/compost-info/tutorial/dog-waste.shtml