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What looks like a toy poodle-terrier mix lifts its petite haunches as it prepares to drop a deuce at the barbecue in Redwood City last Sunday. Which serves as a reminder to watch your step when navigating the local party circuit — Bay Areans are notoriously lax in their pet-excrement disposal duties. Got a better caption? Leave it in the comments. (Photo by Tara Spalty)