Spring is a time of new beginnings – a chance to get rid of clutter and sometimes letting go of excess stuff will help you to feel more in control and it's good for the mind as well as your home. “Clear clutter, make space for you”.
Despite what some people believe, allowing your dog on the furniture will not make him think he is in charge. It will not suddenly cause aggression or dominance. However, be careful not to inadvertently reinforce certain behaviors or you will be sending the wrong message.