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RedMax Man
09-22-2006, 02:24 PM
Do any of you have clients that seem to never pickup from "Fido" when he does is duties on the lawn. I hate it when that dung gets all stuck in my mower's tire tread when I mow. It smells so bad. most of my clients pick it up before I show up but, a few just leave it.

dcondon
09-22-2006, 03:01 PM
We have several accounts that we have to mow through it. i don't walk much there though.

jazak
09-22-2006, 04:34 PM
I did but then they dropped me because I was charging $90 a month for 2 cuts instead of $60 because of all the sh!t I ran into.:dizzy: Don't care though.

DBL
09-22-2006, 10:11 PM
forget mowing it i hate running it over and its on your tires it stinks

ACutAbovesiny
09-22-2006, 10:21 PM
I have one customer that doesnt clean up at all. This is his first year with us and he will be getting charged more next year. I thought he would get the hint to pick up after the dog when I decided to mow around it whenever I came to it.

BUCKEYE MOWING
09-22-2006, 10:22 PM
Charge more and use their hose to clean out your tires and leave the mess in the yard

RedWolf
09-22-2006, 10:52 PM
Thats what I do.I HATE DOG SH**!

Mickhippy
09-22-2006, 11:00 PM
Its better hitting with the mower than hitting it with the trimmer!

Precision Lawns
09-22-2006, 11:03 PM
That's the truth!!!!;) ;)
I've been known to scape it off and leave it piled in the yard.:rolleyes:

Landscape89
09-23-2006, 12:11 AM
I heard a story from my friend who actually did a Fall Clean Up and was using a Backpack going thru a large pile of leaves. He smelled something stinky, looked down for a second and the pile of doo-doo came and hit him right in the face. Talk about a "SH*T*Y" Day! lol

Uranus
09-23-2006, 12:16 AM
I love it when your flying back to the truck after mowing on your rider and pieces fly off your tires. Or when you get back in the truck and have to check your shoes cuz somone stepped in it.

Ron's Lawncare
09-23-2006, 08:47 AM
it's also not much fun when you suck it up with my walker. seems like you can smell it all day.

desert rose gardening
10-22-2006, 12:10 PM
DRRR!!! ever mow grass??? what kind of quastion is that?

wowmowwow
11-09-2006, 07:36 PM
my wife helped me with a yard....the place had three dogs...three dogs had corn and peas in their runny crap that i noticed zooming by on the mower...the great worker that she is she weedeated what i missed with the mower, the runny corn crap spot....it got on her face....next stop, (laughing to myself) gas station...thanks

ECS
11-09-2006, 08:19 PM
You ought to try mowing a 10lb pile of buffalo chit?

RedMax Man
11-09-2006, 08:42 PM
Whoa... that doesn't sound like it would be fun.

Beau Rivage
11-09-2006, 08:55 PM
Oh yea, it's nasty alright. Especially in the dead heat of summer and fresh. (insert puke emoticon) I've got a customer with a golden retriever that leaves some pretty good sized ones. One time I slung it up against the side of the house and it stuck....for a second...then plopped down right where I was going to have to trim. I skipped that spot until the next week when it had dried up.

RedMax Man
11-09-2006, 09:22 PM
You guys are cracking me up by giving all the detailes about dealing with this stuff.:laugh: Didn't know it could get so grossed out and nasty on some properties.

Beau Rivage
11-09-2006, 09:30 PM
^:laugh: Man, be thankful you don't have to. When it's fresh it sticks to bahia like axle grease. :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

RedMax Man
11-10-2006, 10:34 PM
Yea i believe ya. Its not that funny right when you run over it... but after you cleanup or tell us all about it.:laugh:

Grass Kickin
11-19-2006, 10:08 AM
We had one customer who have 5 damn dogs that crapped everywhere. It was small property and I always would mow it, the alternative was trimming it ansd having it splatter on you. Anyway, I was tired of holding my breath for 3 minutes at a time so we dropped them.