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Default Non-Service Dogs in Grocery Stores

Dave Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:27:35 -0700 (PDT), Bryan Simmons
> > wrote:
>> On Friday, June 11, 2021 at 5:31:08 PM UTC-5, Sqwertz wrote:
>>> Is this just an Austin, Texas phenomenon, or do a lot of people in
>>> other states take their obviously non-service dogs into grocery
>>> stores too?
>>> Some dogs sit in carts or the baby seats, some get blankets to make
>>> them comfy, some are being clutched to chests, some peek out of
>>> purses, and even others are on 8-14 foot leashes - sometimes 2 or 3
>>> wide at a time in the aisles so nobody can get past them. And any
>>> number of them can be barking, yapping, or growling at other
>>> customers or dogs at any given time.
>>> Is this just as common in others cities and states? Do you or
>>> somebody you know take your non-service dog into a grocery store?
>>> Why?

>> A former tenant is getting sued because a dog she had there bit a guy,
>> and they are suing us too.

> Americans are being American? Maybe you can counter-sue for the stress
> their suing has caused you.

Maybe you can sniff his ass more gently.