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Old 07-09-2015, 05:22 AM
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http://wfla.com/2015/07/08/watch-ups...animals-owner/

UPS driver kicks assaulting dog then protects himself from owner.
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:31 AM
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He is fired..... but probably in the right to do what he did ...
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:31 AM
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That guy doesn't work for UPS anymore.
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:54 AM
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I would call it a flip the dog with his foot rather than a kick. If the owner raised their hand at me I probably would have done the same. Little dogs are the most prone to bite, not life threatening but hey, if it were a mosquito I would have killed it for less.
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:56 AM
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Guy was probably having a longgg day and didn't think he was on camera. Owner is at fault but the UPS man had nothing to fear with that little thing. A Doberman or german I woulda been in my truck..

After reading the article the dog owner needed medical attention? are you serious? What he needs is a haircut...
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:57 AM
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I would call it a flip the dog with his foot rather than a kick. If the owner raised their hand at me I probably would have done the same. Little dogs are the most prone to bite, not life threatening but hey, if it were a mosquito I would have killed it for less.
That's funny right there.
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I'll take a bite from that little mutt, cry foul, go on short term medical leave, collect benefits, sue the homeowner and his insurance company for whatever mental anguish I can get.

Instead, he brushed off that yappy thing and got fired for it.
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:07 AM
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Kick? I didn't see a kick. The driver brushed it off, and the "ribs" being hurt is funny since the push was at the guy's shoulders. Hope UPS disciplined the guy by making him carry black spray paint for those pesky cameras....
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:13 AM
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Huh, he is swinging his foot before the dog even gets to him. Not really much force, but still don't know it was necessary. I have encountered plenty of dogs who do just that then just go sniff their shoes. I think it was a reaction to something that hadn't happened yet. Then it looks like the owner is just yelling at him and he initiates physical contact.

As for the firing we don't know the guy's history with complaints etc...

Ultimately owner is a douche, dogs should have been restrained, driver over-reacted.
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I had a UPS knee my dog a few years back. The dog was out in the yard and he came around the corner after pulling up to a neighbors house so I didn't see him coming or I would have let the dog in. I told him I was sorry, I know he doesn't know what to expect when a dog comes running up to him and he has to protect himself. Feel sorry for the UPS guy there.
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I drove for UPS for a long time. If I heard it once, I heard it a thousand times..."Oh he wont bite". It was a good kick. Id be surprised if his firing holds up.
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I would think he got fired for pushing the owner. Not the dog.
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California, the driver would have been fired for stepping on a Grasshopper.
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Originally Posted by nccoaster View Post
I would think he got fired for pushing the owner. Not the dog.
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imho the "kick" was warranted (albeit a fine line) not shoving the owner.
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It was a kick. The dog didn't even look menacing. If the dog was on the owner's property the dog doesn't have to be restrained.
UPS doesn't have the right to enter the owner's property. I know it happens everyday, everywhere, but enter at your own risk.
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Fine then.....Don't kick the dog....Mace the little roach!!!
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I work around dogs like that all the time and never have a problem. You just have to be smarter then the dog and sometimes the owner, this guy clearly was not.
I would have kept the dolly between me and the dog. That dog would never have gotten within 3' of me.
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Originally Posted by Optimistic Angler View Post
I work around dogs like that all the time and never have a problem. You just have to be smarter then the dog and sometimes the owner, this guy clearly was not.
I would have kept the dolly between me and the dog. That dog would never have gotten within 3' of me.
Or out from UNDER the dolly (if it was me) dog AND owner got off lucky
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I heard he took a job as a hairdresser.
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That wasn't a kick. And the push was fine. The person was charging him and then put his fist up.
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