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How do you deal with customers that refuse or just unwillingly clean up after their dogs?

 

Have had several customers who have not bothered when asked before work commenced

 

Do yous just crack on and lift it yourselves? Or do yous charge extra for removing it yourself or extra charge for cleaning gear? etc.

 

Not the most pleasant thing to have to work with, just wondered how others have dealt with this issue

 

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If I spot it at the time of quoting I mention it to them that we will need it all cleared up. If we get their and it's not been cleared up I will ask them to clear it up or we will be leaving. On one occasion the guy gave me some poo bags and asked me to do itso we went and put the gear away and made as we were leaving and he soon picked it up! It's a bloody disgrace that people don't clean up after their dogs in their own gardens.

 

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I'm sure the customers wouldn't leave a shit in the toilet if the plumber was coming round. Why should we have to deal with the Dog shit!!!

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i usually just gather it all up and put it in a pile on the patio or garden path 

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Just step in every one you can find then ask to go inside for the loo. Grind it into their carpets for good measure 

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Usually just go to the door and ask "do you have a lot of poo bags available please, we don't carry them with us and we can't start work until it's all cleaned up".

Until now they've always been embarrassed enough to say no, I'll do it now...

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36 minutes ago, Joe Newton said:

Backpack blower, into the flowerbeds and fence

Does that work with the wet ones?

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5 minutes ago, Tommy_B said:

Just step in every one you can find then ask to go inside for the loo. Grind it into their carpets for good measure 

Its getting it on your rope that is the tin lid . We went to job where they said they would clear it . They did not . I walked round and marked each and every Richard with some raspberry canes I found in his garden .   It looked like a forest . 

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