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Barking nuisance fee?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by FLAhaulboy, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. FLAhaulboy

    FLAhaulboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 852

    Go ahead and laugh! I trimmed bushes in a backyard today. At the home next door bordering this property with a (6 ft) picket ear fence, the neighbor's collie type sheep dog barked like crazy (at me) for a good solid hour. I assume the pet owner went off and left his dog outside to destroy the tranquility of a nice peaceful neighborhood.

    This seems to be common place everywhere around here...go to work, leave your bored mutt outside to bark at every noise it hears! I recently spend all day in a client's backyard working, one of them small little mutts was left outside and this dog barked at me ALL the freakin day long. About drove me crazy :hammerhead:

    So, I'm thinking about charging a nuisance fee because it is nerve racking. Could call the cops but the dog's idiot owner is off at work who knows where.

    Anybody have this similar problem? Your solution? Thanks.
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2010

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    yeah i just put on my music worktunes to drown out the noise
  3. Daily Lawn/Landscape

    Daily Lawn/Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 695

    all i can say is Pepper Spray!

  4. cozymonkey

    cozymonkey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    ipod or mp3 player
  5. Southern Elegance

    Southern Elegance LawnSite Member
    Messages: 241

    oops i acidently spilled some antifreeze
  6. W.L.M.

    W.L.M. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 525

    Bring some dog cookies and tabasco sauce :angry:
  7. petroskie

    petroskie LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    one of those bones that takes days to eat
  8. beegreenlandcare

    beegreenlandcare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    Man, you guys are harse! Killing a poor little doggy just b/c they bark at you!:rolleyes:
    little yappers drive me nutz too. Just ignore 'em. You'll never get away w/ a nuisance fee unless you just pad your time for xtra $$$$ But, that would be dishonest:laugh:
  9. Jb3NH

    Jb3NH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    I love dogs. throw'em a pigs ear and work that into your estimate, otherwise turn up the tunes and do yer jobe.

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