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    Default Am I being reasonable or mean?

    I rent a house that is strictly 'no pets'. Therefore I abide by this rule.

    My parents, who live less than an hour away, love taking their Labrador everywhere possible (obviously they love and dote on their dog very much). Sometimes this is fine, other times it's been inappropriate. Dogs aren't welcome everywhere after all!

    They are coming over today to spend some time with DS and my mum has once again asked if they can bring their dog. I said I didn't think it would be a good idea. I'm concerned that a neighbour might notice and report it to the real estate. The dog is lovely but barks a lot when she gets excited, which is bound to happen as DS is crazy about her and follows her everywhere. I'm also sure DS will be difficult if she's here because he'll be upset if she can't come inside (she sheds like crazy and I don't want fur everywhere in my house).

    Am I being too uptight, or is this reasonable? DH is okay with the dog coming over, but he won't be here!

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    Totally reasonable!! I'd be the same way.

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    I would let them bring the dog. But its your house and if you dont want it there then thats up to you...not everyone feels comfortable having animals in the house especially if you dont have any pets yourself

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    Id be the same too hun

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    Quote Originally Posted by christie24 View Post
    I would let them bring the dog. But its your house and if you dont want it there then thats up to you...not everyone feels comfortable having animals in the house especially if you dont have any pets yourself
    But she doesnt own the house and the owners have strictly said "no pets" Reason could be allergies or anything, i wouldnt risk it personally

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    It's your house and if you don't want her to bring the dog then she shouldn't . Really annoys people who bring dogs to peoples houses and get huffy when you don't like it .

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    Exactly my point - not everyone feels comfortable having animals in their house. Whether it be because of allergies or some other reason

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    Quote Originally Posted by happygirl1982 View Post
    It's your house and if you don't want her to bring the dog then she shouldn't . Really annoys people who bring dogs to peoples houses and get huffy when you don't like it .
    They bought the dog along to a family gathering at my Aunty & Uncle's house without asking first and one of my cousin's children is gravely scared of dogs (they didn't know). It was pretty darn awkward.

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    I find that really bizarre. If someone tried to bring a dog here I'd be telling them to take it away instantly.

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    I would be the same. I wouldn't have someone elses dog here.
    I really don't understand people who take their pets everywhere.


 

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