A Devonwood Lane homeowner cleared his garage of dog urine and feces after a garbage man’s tip led authorities to investigate a neglect case involving a Bernese mountain dog puppy, according to a police report. The Animal Control section of the New Canaan Police Department became aware of the situation on Wednesday, April 13. At about 1 p.m., the head of the section phoned back a Norwalk-based refuse company and learned that a collector there had snapped photos “of what appeared to be the inside of a garage area and the floor was covered in feces,” according to a police report obtained by NewCanaanite.com through a Freedom of Information Act request. Through a contact at the company, the refuse collector “indicated that the dog was always living in filthy conditions,” the report said. The Animal Control officer then contacted the worker directly, who reported that “he observes what he believes to be a young St.