My neighbor's dogs keep getting out and making a mess at our house. They're two very friendly and cute dogs but they chew up our kids' toys and they've been getting into our trash. We've respectfully and kindly told our neighbors about the ongoing issue that happens about twice a week and all they say is "we're sorry about that." I'm tired of replacing toys and picking up trash but I want to be a friendly neighbor. Now what?
Dear DogGone Neighbors,
The answer I’d love to give you starts with a .2 and ends with a 2 with nothing in between, but let’s not go there,I don’t want PETA after me.
You’ve been ‘kindly and friendly’ and apparently that didn’t work. If you’d like to continue to be kindly and friendly, keep your trash and toys up and out of dogs' reach and forget it. If you want to be really kind and friendly, offer to buy them an invisible dog fence.
Now, if you’re past the kindly/friendly stage, see sentence one or it might be time to flush your car’s coolant. I’m kidding PETA, kidding!
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