[nagdu] Please don't pet me, I'm working.
sherriola at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 10:28:44 UTC 2015
I tried one of these signs a long long time ago. They didn't stop people
petting or distracting the dog. In fact, people would actually read the sign
as they were petting. Some people love them, but in my experience, they were
a waste of time and didn't cut back the unsolicited attention a bit.
From: nagdu [mailto:nagdu-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Raven Tolliver
Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 4:11 AM
To: nagdu <nagdu at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Raven Tolliver <ravend729 at gmail.com>
Subject: [nagdu] Please don't pet me, I'm working.
Does anyone use these signs on their guide dog? I recently encountered
a couple people who said that I should have a sign on my dog's harness
so that they and others know he is a working dog and will not pet or
interact with him.
I argued that the idiots who lack self control and common decency will
still pet my dog, regardless of some sign that most people won't
But is this something worth considering?
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