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Guests brought pets without permission, help!

Go to your house rules and state that you cannot host animals because the entire property outside is open to your dog, who cannot tolerate other animals and may put them in danger, including if he senses another animal anywhere on the property.

That should stop dog bookings cold.

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Do those with service animals not need to provide some kind of certification?

From the link supplied above:

In the United States, guests are not required to provide documentation for a service animal and there is no legally recognized certification process for service animals.

I like this>>“Go to your house rules and state that you cannot host animals because the entire property outside is open to your dog, who cannot tolerate other animals and may put them in danger, including if he senses another animal anywhere on the property.”

That should stop dog bookings cold.

(except we do have a fence)
We have a new inquiry by someone with a large service dog. He is politely begging to come. Can I charge an extra cleaning fee???
I am trying to get them to realize all the reasons not to come. We saw a baby rattler the other night. The dogs alerted us and both stayed away. I’m afraid our dogs would both try to scale the rocks to get to a guests dog, or at least be a bad nuisance if there were a guest dog.

From the article linked above:

Is it okay to charge an additional fee, or increase the cleaning fee, to accommodate the assistance animal?
No, under Airbnb’s Nondiscrimination Policy, hosts cannot charge extra fees to guests with an assistance animal.

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I didn’t expect to or try to charge extra, think you for confirming that Jaquo:)

But I dread the thought of removing long white dog hair. It’s funny, on GH they give you a full name for inquiries, so, wow!> the dude has an unusual name! I saw pics on insta with dog in question on the furniture. Maybe it was just that dogs couch<><>

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Use a lint roller - then it’s easy peasy. :slight_smile:

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This is bs. Hosts try very hard indeed to hold up standards. Why do guests assume that they can bring their mutt with them? Just plain rude.

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Remove the gate from the fence and call it a privacy fence and specifically state that you have no gate. As long as you are not concerned about anything getting stolen, it discourages pet requests.

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Block those dates, asap.

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I did block one of them, only for time, cleaning jobs etc.
If I removed my gate, my dogs would notice and freak.

They prefer to be out there with us only, to protect them from guests and neighbors!
As far as stealing, we don’t worry much about that having Dobermans!
A pic for you! Loki the 2 headed pup going to Malibu beach!

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