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How do you treat your dog?

Is he another member of the family, meaning he sits on the couch and sleeps with you, or do you treat him like a pet, no couch, no table scraps?


Asked by m-avi at 10:47 PM on Oct. 27, 2010 in Pets

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Answers (15)
  • I'd say we're 50/50 with our dog... Normally, she's not allowed on the couch but we don't make it a big deal if we come home and she's sleeping on the couch :) She gets table scraps once in a while if it's something she can digest easily.. but she's not allowed in the kitchen during dinner time.

    Answer by Bree0922 at 11:04 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Our two dogs both passed away this year (July and October), but they were our family and we loved them very much. They had as much run of the house as we did and they got a little too much table scraps! LOL

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 10:50 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • She sits on the couch. She has her own little bed/cushion that she sleeps on in the bedroom, BUT she doesn't get table scraps because we want her to be healthy.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 10:51 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • She is one of the furry kids along with our three cats. She is very spoiled but so are the cats. Sits on the arm of the chair her "daddy" sits in. We spread a sheet over our covers and let her lie on the bed with "daddy" but she has her own bed that she sleeps in at night. No furry kids in the bedroom at night.

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 10:57 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • 3 dogs, all completely part of my family!! they even have their own room..LOL..for if im gonna be gone allllllllll day..if its just a few hours, they have the run of the house..they are all welcome on the couch..i even have an extra couch in the living room (my old one) that is theirs..and yaaa, they all sleep with me as well..and sometimes they get table scraps, but not to often, if we have chicken, turkey or something like that, they get a few lil pieces mixed in with their kibble..afterall they are the only men i have in my life..LOL

    Answer by alexis_06 at 1:07 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Our dog is a yard dog. Most are in our area.

    She has the run of our 1acre lot, weatherproof house, and clean water and
    food. She gets lots of attention during the day, as we come and go, and enjoy
    the great weather. She does get scraps, mixed with her kibble, when we have them.

    Our cat lives on our screened in back porch, with cozy house, and a perch so she
    can watch the birds, squirrels, and our dog, all day long. Occasionally, we let her
    come in and lounge in the kitchen for a bit, and our son loves her to bits.


    Answer by LadyCash at 2:52 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • All my dogs and cats are my furbabies

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 5:46 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Our dogs live inside (where dogs belong). One dog is allowed on the furniture, the other isn't. They don't get any table scraps, but in the summer the larger of the two gets some watermelon (he loves it, seedless of course).

    We never leave our dogs outside in a yard, tied to a chain, attached to a dog house or whatever. If you love your dogs, you shouldn't dump them outside on their own. Same with cats.

    Answer by Acid at 9:03 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • She's part of the family. She's not allowed in the beds, but she cuddles on the couch and gets scraps. She loves our boy to pieces, lol. :)

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:22 AM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • My dogs are part of the family. They live in the house with us. They aren't allowed in bedrooms except at night to sleep but they go everywhere else during the day.

    Answer by VeggieMuslima at 9:24 AM on Oct. 28, 2010