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Steve 09-19-2008 03:43 PM

Dog waste clean up franchise idea
 
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If I were to make a dog waste clean up franchise, I would call it Pooper Scooters. The pooper scooter would have a trailer attached to it that would have a large sign to promote it. It would also have a shovel and a utility box to hold bags, invoices etc.

The rider's helmet would have dog ears on it as well. Maybe even some kind of costume.

The slogan would be "We pick up Fido's poo, so you don't have too."

This would be a great add on service to sell to existing lawn care business clients. It could be started with a minimal investment. It is a service that would be easy to perform as well.

justin_time 09-19-2008 04:46 PM


Steve 09-19-2008 05:04 PM

That is sooo funny. I love the bumper sticker and the license plate.

Steve 09-20-2008 12:50 PM

I was doing a little searching and found something similar. Very creative!

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CloseCuts 01-17-2009 06:20 PM

Has anyone ever tried this type of work. I mean I know its a ****ty job and somones got to do it. But how much would you charge for a service like that?

Steve 01-17-2009 07:48 PM

As I look around the internet for pricing, it seems these pet waste disposal companies charge between $10 and $20 a visit. Although I do wonder if you are already at a location performing lawn care, you could probably add on the service as an upsell for cheaper possibly depending on the time it takes.

CloseCuts 01-18-2009 08:44 AM

Yea thats a great idea.

musician/lawnman 01-18-2009 10:33 AM

Steve,
Where did those first two photos come from?

Did you just come up with the idea & photoshop them?

ritchiem 01-18-2009 10:38 AM

we still have yet to have anyone around my areas to do this service...I remember talking about this on the forums about 3 years ago.

I thought it was a silly service before but now that I am trying to expand and grow and I realized that crap = money

I think I am going to try this service add on this year.

CloseCuts 01-18-2009 05:06 PM

Ritch tell me how it works out because I'm thinking about adding it to my business also.


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