Pet waste business picks up in spring

Doody Calls

 Grand Rapids Business Journal: April 8, 2016

Dave Hunt says he is “number one in the number two business.”

Hunt is the master of a job so dirty, few people actually believe him when he announces what he does for a living.

“We pick up dog poop for people,” he tells them.

“What do you really do?” they respond.

“I pick up dog poop for people,” he insists. “No, really. That’s what we do.”

Hunt is the local franchise owner of the aptly named DoodyCalls, a Virginia-based, national pet service company that removes residential animal waste.

DoodyCalls mostly takes care of dog, cat and occasionally bird fecal waste. The elevator pitch, as Hunt says, is “When nature calls, we answer.”

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