Tenant got a new dog, now what?

small park in Texas. Tenant just got a “Boxer-blend” dog–that is what the papers from the city say when they took it to get registered… Some tenants say it looks like a pit. The dog is 34 lbs.

two questions:

  1. rules say no dog over 30 lbs so is this a blatant “no”?

  2. how can I tell if it is a boxer-blend or whatever? I was going to show pic to a vet to verify. Your thoughts?

Thank you

Pat

Get rid of it on the 30+ pound rule basis. Don’t get into the mutt genetics business unless you have to.

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Biggest mistake any park owner can make is having rules they do not enforce. Tenants will learn that they can break any rules they choose.
Rules exist for a reason. If there is a violation either enforce it or change your rules.

IMHO, the breed is irrelevant. Your rules are your rules. It’s over-size limits.
My rules say no dogs and that is fully and consistently enforced along with any other rule.

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Agree 100%. What difference does the breed/type make? Keep it simple!

And Greg is also 100% correct. Enforce your rules — all your rules — Every. Single. Time. If you don’t enforce on this tenant, you will have big problems enforcing on any other.

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