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CNN's Soledad O'Brien trying to get rid of her neighbor's dog at least get the dog kick out of her apartment building all because.
-- drool and some dog smells this with -- devastation to the three kids who would lose their -- beloved -- and Soledad says.
If they don't fit the dog the family should get out the dog is here one the owner Monica Yeltsin's chief of slap her husband Steven.
Is an attorneys working on the case right now from LA where he joins us via satellite Warren -- yeah.
Michael let me start with you how long as you go who is about a 150 pound mass of how long has he been a member your -- this since March 2007.
Aren't very good -- Now it's even as I understand it in your car co -- you've got this thing where.
But you can't have dogs right.
Yes we acquired the dog with the knowledge and permission.
Of the co op board.
And at what point did did people in particular Soledad O'Brien who did they say you know what you're gonna have to get rid of the dog because quote.
It's lovers it's too big it sheds its rules and gas C and it smells.
Many months after we acquired the dog -- already become a part of the family.
Sure I I completely understand.
You know I've I've got a dog we've got a hundred pound Golden Retriever and our -- smoke what you're dogged its not like a dog so there are other people monarchy in the building who have dogs right and cats dogs and cats wouldn't.
So at what point did you realize that your neighbors as well we're kind of shown anywhere I just can't a couple of times people would write the elevators.
And they would hold their nose when the dog was in the elevator but then they started hold their nose.
When the dog was not the elevator but what are your family members was well that.
Does that that was so two people on the co op board and that is merely for harassment movement has Soledad O'Brien talked to about the dog.
She's -- no actually she's made small talk in the elevator and it is common areas but.
In light of what it's the board as can trying to do as I find it hard to make small talk about the weather -- Yeah I can I don't fully understand it no Stephen what the board is done is they've terminating your lease you're gonna have to leave that they want you to get rid of a family member.
Leave your house the alternative well.
Well that's the board's position and we.
They need to take a -- housing court ordered to do so.
Which will be the next step they've indicated they want to do that -- OK but we should point out.
That the and and there's so you go in a picture with with when your kids.
He was complete what you did was completely legal you got the dog according to the co -- bylaws rights given.
That's correct and then but apparently they just get sick your dog and they decided to our right you guys out right.
Yes they started complaining about the dog and his smell in the elevator and in the lobby.
We started grooming the dog regularly and have continued to do so on a regular basis.
Now it's even mainstream going to fight this because you don't want them to take away your dog and -- because of member of the family and you don't want to move from your house.
We have no choice but to fight it and can't back down he's a beloved member of our family sure.
Need the it is quite a story -- Monica well what would your message to Soledad -- We know she's watching it.
Why would she watch fox.
Well basically that we want to be able to keep our pattern family members that we had her a long time our very attached.
To our pet do you Soledad as a cat owner.
What's she owns a catch this do you think it could be that.
I don't know this.
The suit that there's other dogs in the building but there's -- size restriction.
Near as well it's something that at and Stephen I understand.
Because that they were concerned that the dog smelled -- -- smells like a dog to make.
And they do a -- allow dogs -- you you have the dog made a couple of times a month and you've offered to take me the freight elevator.
Bush we've tried to make reasonable accommodations.
According to their petty complaints both.
Nothing has worked so far all right we'll keep us posted.
You'll find out what happens on the case of that you go versus the CNN anchor all right -- Monica and Stephen we thank you very much for doing his life for him.
Right and nearly thank you and.
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