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Another poop problem. I need to vent. beside damn geese and ducks that my neighbor is feeding, his fat old lab always does his business on my yard. either from front door or back door, when he lets him out without a leash, the dog comes right to my yard and does it. I told him nicely 3 times and he said he picks it up. he does but not regularly. Yesterday there was 5 pilings and he was not around. I had to pickup poop last year every time I cut the lawn. So, what is it with you dog owners? I understand he is your best buddy, I understand you love him. but we do not like his poop on our yard. you can teach you dog to retrieve a cripple but cannot teach him to poop on your own lawn. city police said to call them and they give him a ticket for leash law and pooping. I just do not want that sh*t come between me and my neighbor:), he is a nice guy. Now about all the dog poop at Harsens parking lots, oh forget it. feel better.
 

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This has solved the problem in a number of cases I know about
How is it done? shoot the dog with this non-lethal air gun while neighbor is not watching? problem is that this is second home and when I go there I see all the crap.
 

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How is it done? shoot the dog with this non-lethal air gun while neighbor is not watching? problem is that this is second home and when I go there I see all the crap.
Will only hurt like a hard pinch to them. Most smart dogs get shot once maybe twice and wont return to that area and if not seen wont associate the short sting with anyone person or thing other than their location. But if it is your second home I see how that poses a problem
 

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Another poop problem. I need to vent. beside damn geese and ducks that my neighbor is feeding, his fat old lab always does his business on my yard. either from front door or back door, when he lets him out without a leash, the dog comes right to my yard and does it. I told him nicely 3 times and he said he picks it up. he does but not regularly. Yesterday there was 5 pilings and he was not around. I had to pickup poop last year every time I cut the lawn. So, what is it with you dog owners? I understand he is your best buddy, I understand you love him. but we do not like his poop on our yard. you can teach you dog to retrieve a cripple but cannot teach him to poop on your own lawn. city police said to call them and they give him a ticket for leash law and pooping. I just do not want that sh*t come between me and my neighbor:), he is a nice guy. Now about all the dog poop at Harsens parking lots, oh forget it. feel better.

Your neighbor is the one having it come between you, he's letting his dog sh*t in your yard. Maybe he's not such a nice guy, mention that to him.
 

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My lab won't go where he has already gone unless it gets cleaned up. My guess is that all the pooping real estate is taken up in his yard. I suggested the mono for the geese now a second higher row for the dog. Also find out how much the fine is for the leash and pooping ticket and let him know.
 

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I would approach the neighbor again, be nice about it, but suggest the police told them to let them know next time there is a problem, and let him know that you really don't want it to come to that but that his behavior might leave you with no choice.

I've found with neighbors that you really do have to walk a think line in terms of diplomacy. You never know how sensitive people can be, and you have to keep in mind that you are stuck next to him.

Doesn't seem like too hard of a problem to fix. He should be out there ready to scold his dog when it goes on your property, no different than house breaking a dog. Dogs are smart, they just need to be a trained.
 
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My uncle had this problem in Florida so being an old hockey player he just used his hockey stick and flipped it up on their roof and all around the front door. The guys wife gave her husband so much grief after stepping in it the guy started walking the dog elsewhere. Steve
 

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Luckily both of my neighbors have dogs, so this isn't an issue.

Actually, my neighbor owns two lots, so there is an entire 2 acre empty lot between us, nothing but a few trees, so my dog and his dog both use the empty lot for their business. works great.

But as mentioned earlier, dogs aren't dumb. They don't generally like to poop where they play, so that is why the dog is heading to your house, which is empty a lot of the time from the sounds of it.

Maybe you could text your neighbor a day or two before you arrive and remind him to check your yard before you arrive.
 

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Had the same problem with a neighbor that had a huge German Shepard. Beautiful dog, very friendly but left piles of doggy doo that looked like and elephants. Asked the owner several times to please keep his dog off my lawn. Started "collecting" the piles in a 10 gallon bucket. I worked afternoons, got home around 3 in the morning and when the bucket was full one night, I took it to his home and spread the contents up and down his driveway.
There were no more piles on my lawn after that.
 

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Dogs normal sniff the ground looking for a spot to go. Try putting pepper on your property line. Use a generous amount. Will need to repeat until the dog learns the line. Now I have heard of this being effective but have never tried it. This could help and not piss off the neighbors.
 

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Just spread the word around the neighborhood. The incentive factor goes way up when lots of people start paying attention.
 
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