Uncommon Sense: “How Do I Deal with My Stepdaughter’s Messy Dogs?”

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By Jeanne Marie Laskas from Reader's Digest Magazine | July 2013

Whenever my stepdaughter visits, she brings her two large dogs. She has never asked us if it’s OK that they come inside, and they make a mess. How can I accomodate her needs and ours?  —Pooch Problems

 

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    • Kala M

      She may not see it as a mess. If you do not mind having the dogs in your home, let her bring the dogs but let her know every time you see a mess . If she does not clean it, let her know next time that she cannot bring them and give her the specifics from her previous visit.