one time when i was like 6-7 i was hanging out with a friend on one of these
and he told me a joke so funny (god i wish i could remember) that i lost control and pissed myself. but i was on the up side and so my pee stream trickled down and wet his pants and i couldnt stop laughing as i watched it happened. even when he noticed i had peed his pants and got off, sobbing, i couldnt stop cackling. i hit the ground and rolled off, giggling and probably still pissing myself. i peed someone else’s pants…. i never saw that kid again. sorry kid.
Hi friends. I’m currently on a rage because my best friend & I are service dog handlers and people have zero respect for us as handlers.
If we are in public:
staring is rude
petting is rude
distracting my dog is rude
taking photos are rude
“OH MY GOD DOG” is rude
do not let your dog meet mine
mine is life-saving medical equipment, yours just peed on your foot
……Have you really never seen a dog before?
If we are in dorms/halls and not working our dogs:
yelling at our dogs is rude
pushing our dogs is rude
smacking or negatively interacting with our dogs without explicit consent from the handler is unacceptable
In training service dogs are not perfect especially when young and not working. Dogs are not robots and they are not yours. My service dog is mine and no one but me has the right to interact with, punish, or do anything with my dog without my explicit permission. This should be common knowledge even for pet dogs- you wouldn’t punish a strangers child.
A dog in training will not learn if 10 people are yelling at them for what the handler wanted to be a recall training session. A dog needs constant and consistent rules and I don’t care if you had a dog as a kid, a service dog is an entirely different ballgame and you don’t know about it until you are a disabled service dog handler.
My dog is the only reason I can go out in public most days and no one has the right to ruin that for me. A single distraction/bad interaction for my service dog can ruin our whole day. One bad interaction with my dog set us back months in training. It could even wash my dog out of work- wasting thousands of dollars and hours of work.
Dogs are not communal property and fuck you if you feel that you petting a dog is more important than me being able to function like a regular human being. You aren’t entitled to anything from me or my dog.