The Basset House Rules!
The basset is not allowed in the house.
Okay, the basset is allowed in the house, but only in certain rooms.
The basset is allowed in all rooms, but has to stay off the furniture.
The basset can get on the old furniture only, but has to stay off the new couch.
Fine, the basset is allowed on all the furniture, but is not allowed to sleep with the humans.
Okay, the basset is allowed in the bed, but only by invitation.
The basset can sleep on the bed whenever he wants, but not under the covers.
The basset can sleep under the covers by invitation only.
The basset can sleep under the covers every night.
Humans must ask permission to sleep under the covers with the basset.