Can I compost my dog manure?

Dogs and cats are not herbivores like cows, horses and goats. Manure from omnivorous animals may carry harmful parasites that can cause disease in people. It is best bury this material in a hole in your backyard 12 inches deep, covered with 6 inches of soil, in a non-food growing area of the yard. This material is also NOT allowed in the food waste/yard debris bin.

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1. What is backyard composting?
2. How is compost made?
3. What do I need for backyard composting?
4. What are some uses of compost?
5. Does adding bread and other food scraps to my compost draw rats?
6. Can I compost my dog manure?
7. Is compost with food waste better than yard waste only compost?
8. Is compost made from worms better than a hot thermal compost?
9. Will my compost ever get too hot and cause a fire?
10. Where can I get more information about composting?