[nagdu] Guide Dogs as "chick magnets"
Larry D. Keeler
lkeeler at comcast.net
Sun Sep 1 14:14:48 UTC 2013
I get them all! But, they all like the dog better than me!
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From: "rhondacrz" <rhondaprincess at gmail.com>
To: "NAGDU Mailing List,the National Association of Guide Dog Users"
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Subject: Re: [nagdu] Guide Dogs as "chick magnets"
> hello mark. i have the same thoughts. but i get the little old grandma's
> geting a pet with my sheppard. she gives them the look like what are you
> flipping doing. it freeks them out.
> i let them know that she is working. and i back a way from them. and it
> works for a little wile though.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Mark J. Cadigan" <kramc11 at gmail.com
>>To: "NAGDU Mailing List,the National Association of Guide Dog
> Users" <nagdu at nfbnet.org
>>Date sent: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 20:21:24 -0500
>>Subject: [nagdu] Guide Dogs as "chick magnets"
>>Hello fellow guide dog handlers,
>>I have only been amongst your ranks for a few weeks; however, I
> have noticed
>>a wonderful benefit of having a dog on a college campus. The dog
> is a total
>>chick magnet. Although I am always trying to tern this to my
> advantage, I am
>>as yet unsuccessful. It would appear that I am only the geeky
> side kick to
>>the dog. People remember the dogs name, and say hi to him, by
> his pseudonym
>>of course, but hardly acknowledge me.
>>Are I alone in this experience, and what tips and suggestions
> having you
>>found to do the following?
>>1. Somehow get people to leave your dog alone long enough to do
> what you
>>are trying to do in the first place.
>>2. When you have the time, get people to pay attention to you
> for more than
>>3. Petting in harness. How to avoid. I tell the people not to
> pet the dog
>>when he is working, however this is seldom successful. I don't
> want to be
>>rude because it is typically cute girls cooing over the dog,
>>techniques must be successful.
>>4. As sort of a continuation of 3, because of my saying "no
> petting in
>>harness" whenever he is off harness I am mobbed.
>> 5.. What to do about people who are absolutely terrified. I
> seem to have a
>>hilarious scared the life out of someone moment about once a day.
>>I look forward to reading your comments on this post. It should
> be quite
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