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Default Non-Service Dogs in Grocery Stores

On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:29:26 -0400, Ed Pawlowski wrote:

> On 6/11/2021 6:31 PM, 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?
>> -sw

> I'd not say common but have seen it on occasion. Usually a woman.
> I see service dogs frequently as we are five miles from a training
> center and they brings a dog to the store on occasion, always well
> behaved.

Are they ever poodles, chihuahuas, or pugs? :-)