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Who picks up doo-doo?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Plowzer, May 1, 2003.

  1. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    Poo, what poo? I didn't see a thing... I try to not even look at unless i know it's going to be close to where my foot is going, or the trimmer line :angry: . The only poo i pick up is the lucky pile that gets smeared around with my mower tire. lol

    Just had to add my .02. You're welcome :rolleyes:
  2. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    Only if I'm REALLY hungry. :D
  3. goodbeus

    goodbeus LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 392

    Yea, I was on a job today where I wish they had a poo-poo service,lol...started to trim around a tree and at the same exact moment I started trimming, I saw the poo...well, got it all over my shirt, blotches on my sun glasses, and a little on the arms:mad:to make it worse, it was fresh and stinky...almost barfed walking to the truck to clean-up:eek:
  4. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    "Ruin there lawn"???? They're leaving dog **** in the yard for crying out loud!!!!
    They're not only being rude (because they know you're coming), but they're being pigs for leaving it there in the first place.

    Yardman, I think that's funny that you use THIER hose to clean it off your equipment. LOL!

    Buuuut, I will say that you should probably talk with them and see if you can avoid it altogether.
  5. jfenton

    jfenton LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    Been there, done that. As a negotiated part of a full service seasonal contract. Didn't do it myself, done by employees. No-one ever quit or complained (much) but one customer always found something we missed. I don't know what he was feeding those dogs, I'd see a doctor if mine was like that. Picked it up w/ a shovel and buried it in a hole dug in his shrub beds
  6. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 740

    yea thats so funny.

    did you just use peoples restrooms or make yourself a sandwich when you were delivering furniture?

    you seem to have gained alot of knowledge of how to be a real professional delivering couches and refrigerators for 14 years.
  7. Auroris

    Auroris LawnSite Member
    Messages: 155

    Did a spring cleanup last week where the grass was so tall that nobody could have found the poo from the owner's dog prior to cutting. There was plenty of poo, too.

    No, I didn't clean it up from the yard as I am not a Zoo Keeper. (Don't get me wrong, I love my own dogs and clean up after them at home.) I did, however, have to hose down my equipment before it had "stuff" petrified to it.

    Again, there is probably no blanket solution for this issue, but we'll most all have to deal with it from time to time. Hey, we could be working office jobs that we don't like, right?
  8. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    Awww, now you've hurt my feelings.
    Geez, who knew my comment would have ruffled your feathers? Lighten up Nancy.

    LOL! LOL!. Just read your profile!!LOL! 27 years old, been in business "almost 20 years".
    Hey dork, when you mow your mommies lawn at 7 years old, YOUR NOT IN BUSINESS!

    Oh brother, that's pathetic.
  9. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 740

    hmmm ... when i shoveled most my neighbors drives, and many more at 7, wouldn't i gain knowledge of communicating with people? That is something that seems to have slipped your grasp. Along with the know-how on doing business with people ( don't wash your mower with their hose)

    Something that obviously eluded you also our ability to argue constructively (don't call names, and make fun of mama) You need to show some maturity, and professionalism. Neither one has been displayed here, or from the sounds of it, with your clients.

    Don't get jealous because your mad at yourself for making someone else rich for 14 years, and i was smart enough not to make that move. Don't worry, you'll be a professional some day. Keep trying. Have a nice!
  10. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    Age: 27
    Years in Business: Almost 20
    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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