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Old 06-12-2013, 11:14 AM
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Not talking about a human..Talking about my hunting buddy.

I am just curious as to how many of yall with smaller outfits (yourself or maybe 1 other person) take your dogs to work with you?

I have only had to ever give one quote with Beau in the truck because I picked him up from someones house who was watching him and on the way home got a call and we decided to head straight to the quote. Well he didn't bark or anything and I thought I was going to get away with her not noticing the dog in my truck (windows down his head was out) she fell in love with him and I got the job on the spot.

I know it comes up as unprofessional but just curious as to how many if any of you let your dog ride with you or maybe in the truck bed everyday or majority of times? Beau wont ever bark and is in retriever training (7 months old) and I would love to be able to take him with me for bonding I feel bad leaving the guy at home majority of the day but I know most view this as unprofessional as I did until the other day when the lady made me think that it might be okay..


What are yalls opinions on the topic?
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:17 PM
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If the dog gets you jobs, then yes. Wonder if I take my cat with me....
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:24 PM
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I've taken my sisters dog snow plowing before. She was in my truck almost 20 hrs straight and let her roam around when I went out to shovel and snow blow. Now what was funny was she loved to have her head out the window despite being near 0 out cruzing 60 mph down the road lol
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:06 PM
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Not talking about a human..Talking about my hunting buddy.

I am just curious as to how many of yall with smaller outfits (yourself or maybe 1 other person) take your dogs to work with you?

I have only had to ever give one quote with Beau in the truck because I picked him up from someones house who was watching him and on the way home got a call and we decided to head straight to the quote. Well he didn't bark or anything and I thought I was going to get away with her not noticing the dog in my truck (windows down his head was out) she fell in love with him and I got the job on the spot.

I know it comes up as unprofessional but just curious as to how many if any of you let your dog ride with you or maybe in the truck bed everyday or majority of times? Beau wont ever bark and is in retriever training (7 months old) and I would love to be able to take him with me for bonding I feel bad leaving the guy at home majority of the day but I know most view this as unprofessional as I did until the other day when the lady made me think that it might be okay..


What are yalls opinions on the topic?
If your in business to conduct business, leave your pets home or with someone else. To much liability and only takes one accident. Be fair to your pet and your business, keep both of them separate.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:25 PM
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My dog goes almost everywhere besides the one day I mow large hour plus accounts. He loves it. No one has ever said a word
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Sheesh.

Dogs are for picking up chicks - not jobs.
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Dogs are for picking up chicks - not jobs.
Most of my custoners are chicks lol
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If your in business to conduct business, leave your pets home or with someone else. To much liability and only takes one accident. Be fair to your pet and your business, keep both of them separate.
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:45 AM
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Yeah I mean its been two days since I started this thread and I still haven't taken him with me.. I just think it can come off as a little unprofessional and its hard enough as it is at my age (22) where people still think and sometimes treat me like the neighborhood kid coming to cut the grass...
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Yeah I mean its been two days since I started this thread and I still haven't taken him with me.. I just think it can come off as a little unprofessional and its hard enough as it is at my age (22) where people still think and sometimes treat me like the neighborhood kid coming to cut the grass...


Its not unprofessional at all. U dictate how you operate your biz & what works for you. Your dog done got you one job. Be happy about it & stop worrying whether people think it professional or not. I say take the dog wherever and whenever you want too. People are going to either approve or disapprove. That is how life is.
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