By Avida Landau
The city will use the DNA database it is building to match faeces to a registered dog and identify its owner.
But droppings found underfoot in the street and matched through the DNA database to a registered pet could earn its owner a municipal fine.
"The sky is the limit on how far we can take this," she said.
She said Petah Tikva would consider making it mandatory for pet owners to provide DNA samples from their dogs if the trial programme is successful.