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Default Non-Service Dogs in Grocery Stores

On Sun, 13 Jun 2021 14:54:54 -0500, "cshenk"
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>Gary wrote:
>> On 6/12/2021 7:22 PM, cshenk wrote:
>> > 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
>> >
>> > Never seen it here. Our folks are a bit more saavy on such and do
>> > not allow them in. Randomly though you do hear of emotional support
>> > animals causing problems at the beach. Gary may know if it's common.

>> I did see a "service dog" in my beach Harris Teeter grocery store
>> about 6 months ago. I talked with the woman for a few minutes too.
>> Nice lady, nice little furry (fur over eyes) white dog.
>> Note: it wasn't some official service dog. That's what she was
>> calling it. lol
>> I had no problem with the dog in the store but others might have.
>> I have my reservations about all this support/service animal crap
>> though. It's just continuing liberal nonsense that we should accept
>> any weirdo as "normal."
>> IMO, if you can't even go to a store without your pet by your side,
>> stay home and order everything to be delivered. Even better...let
>> your pet order the food while you sit nearby in a chair softly crying
>> over daily stress.

>LOL, ok that's 2 at Harris Teeters (your's by the beach) but your's is
>a lady and mine is a guy also named Gary with a bonified Service guide
>dog. I'm with it on the actual service animal.
>The 'support animals' are pretty much bogus due to a lot of abuse of
>the system.

Ask them, theyre here. "You can stop saying that now. Thank you."