Skip Nav
Star Wars
Stormtroopers Crashed This Elegant Star Wars Wedding, Bringing the Bride to Happy Tears
Relationships
26 Perks of Being in a Serious Relationship in Your 20s
Wedding
This Couple Didn't Want a Big, Fancy Wedding — So They Chose a Popup Elopement

People And Their Dogs

Dear Sugar
A very close friend of mine has a dog that isn't very well trained. He really doesn't have a handle on the pooch, yet he lets the dog run loose with no leash and acts like all is normal.

Today my 3 yr old was near the dog and with no warning the dog bit her in the face. Thankfully it could have been a lot worse than it is, but honestly it looks terrible. There was blood everywhere and she was so scared. I immediately took her to the doctor.

My friend is acting like this is just the way any dog would be around a child who makes sudden moves. If this were a stranger, I'd report it to the police and maybe even sue. I mean there is a very good chance my daughter will have a permanent scar.

My friend is taking this all very lightly and continued to let his dog run loose after the incident. How do I handle this? She hasn't even called to see how my baby is? Offended Friend

dogs
Dear Offended Friend
Sounds like she's a bad friend. Pick up the phone and let her know that your child is doing fine and tell her what you've incurred in charges. Position it by saying, "How you do want to split this up?"

This way you are being direct and not letting her get off the hook. People are so funny about money - but they are even funnier about their pets. They like to believe their animals can do no wrong. She needs to understand that she's responsible for her dog's actions

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Dear Sugar's Week of Big Love: What's In a Song?
Boy Trips and Punches Hole in Italian Painting
Stuck in the Middle with You
Live! SugarChat in 10 Minutes!
Newlyweds Moving In Together
Pillow Talk: Will He Call?
DearSugar's Week of Big Love
Tech Obsession Study
How Lemon Water Affects Sex Drive
President Obama's Best Moments With Kids | Video

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Love
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds