Be a Considerate Dog Owner When Hostessing Guests : Etiquette

    “Pets welcome. People tolerated.” “If you don’t like my dog, leave.” We all love our own dog and might laugh at those quotes but the root of that mentality is uncaring. Yes it’s your home but when you offer it to someone else for say, a dinner, consideration of the person invited is the policy. There is a limit to this bending of course, but when it is within your power to keep someone uncomfortable from a dog that jumps up on them or demands their attention when they just want to converse with you without a dog up in their face, we should put the dog away for that…