Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Slatherd, May 24, 2004.

  1. Slatherd

    Slatherd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Just wondering how you deal with customers who leave gobs of Dog bombs in the back yard?

    I assume you dont cut over it and blast it all over your shoes and mower. I suppose this question also covers kids toys and other obstructions.
  2. The C Man

    The C Man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 527

    It's been asked and answered many times already. Hit up the search function.
  3. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    I roll right over it.

    My customers know I come at the same time on the same days and they know I'm not contracted to pick up their dog poop.

    I don't touch it.

    If it's excessive, I'll mow around it and really leave a message.

    Don't have to do that more than once or twice and d it's clean the next time you come.
  4. Tvov

    Tvov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,157

    We just mow over it and ignore it. Any crap on the wheels will wear off quickly enough.
  5. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    I will go around it if it is a chronic problem. Some times they will complain to the strata boss that I am missing patches of grass and the dog owner always catches the flack for not picking up after their dogs, always.
  6. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi Slatherd,

    We recently had a talk with one of our clients that now offers a dog clean up service in addition to lawn maintenance.

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