Fantasy : I was just pondering some aspects of the shoelessness of hobbits

I was just pondering some aspects of the shoelessness of hobbits

Ok, Tolkien said that hobbits did not wear shoe as the tops of their feet were covered in thick hair (protecting them from the cold) and the bottoms had thick soles (protecting them from sharp objects).

However, given the fact that there was no motorized transport and everyone relied on horses,donkeys,oxen to get around why was steeping in poo not a problems for hobbits? (the movies implied that hobbits had something akin to modern plumbing so I guess they didn't worry about steeping in each-other's waste , but I don't know if this is canon)
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