What are these brown spots?

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What are these brown spots?

So, my lawn is looking really good except for these brown spots. Anyone have an idea of what I am dealing with? Thank you in advance.

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Do you have pets that go on the lawn ?
 
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Where are you located? Do you have a dog?
 
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Thanks for the reply.
No pets.
Located on Long Island, namely Suffolk County.
 
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It's typically male dogs that do the most damage.
Grubs are another bane to growing a decent lawn.
 
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Once again, thanks. I have now narrowed it down to grubs or a fungus and I am not sure which way to treat.
 
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A quick scoop with the shovel will help you determine if it's grubs.
 
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I assume, i will see them right under the grass?
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Since there were no replies to your question, and I was looking for some data myself, I will answer you by saying that if you have grubs, from experience yes, you will spot them right where the grass roots were before they were eaten by them. They look like mall shrimp. I too have brown spots this year (I have treated my lawn for the last two years with Sevin and it has worked) I am sure that from the extended 95 degree heat that fungus has raised its ugly head. I use Turf Builder to feed the lawn, but wonder what dry chemical the lawn care companies use in their application schedules for fungus? It is working for them in lawns near me.
 
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Thanks for the reply. I brought some pics to my landscape supplier. He thoughts is was grubs(NOTE: I also told him there were birds on the lawn, more than usual poking around).
 
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Brown Spots on Lawn

You're welcome. You are lucky. My Daughter and son in law had their lawn completely torn up by skunks and raccoons two years ago. I treated their lawn both last year and this with Sevin and no more problems. Don't forget there are usually two infestations of egg laying by beetles in any one summer. Mid May and Mid August.
 
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