Take another look at the original sentence:

Sherian refuses to let her kids have a puppy, she is convinced that dogs are just big germs and refuses to follow one around with a sponge and bottle of bleach.

You wanted to fix it this way:

Sherian refuses to let her kids have a puppy she is convinced that dogs are just big germs and refuses to follow one around with a sponge and bottle of bleach.

To delete the comma between puppy and she would cause an equally bad problem, a fused sentence. A fused sentence occurs when you join two main clauses with no punctuation whatsoever. Sherian refuses to let her kids have a puppy is the first main clause. She is convinced is the second main clause. The spot between puppy and she needs a stronger break than blank space.

You might want to consult the rules for fixing comma splices and fused sentences.

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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