Features August 2018 Issue

Houseguest Etiquette for Dogs

A guest dog should arrive clean and flea-free, whether or not dogs are allowed on the furniture –a privilege that shouldn’t be taken for granted. Ask your host if dogs are allowed on the furniture, and respect her wishes, managing your dog in the appropriate way.

Houseguest Etiquette for Dogs

Guidelines for a mutually pleasurable visit when going to your friends’ homes with your dog, or having friends with dogs come to your home.

Those of us who love dogs tend to assume that everyone else in our circle of friends and family does, too. Sadly, that’s not always the case. In fact, even those who do share our passion for canine companions don’t always appreciate the over-enthusiastic attentions of a happy hound, especially when they are trying to enjoy the company of human friends in the comfort of a private home. Whether you are a visitor bringing your own beloved dog with you to someone else’s house, or a host greeting friends at your own front door with your canine family members milling about your feet, here are some tips to help you make sure your dog/human visits go well.

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