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Old 01-30-2018, 06:05 PM
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question for all of you, why would a blind person need a dog to guide them thru a grocery store?
I would not think the dog could/ guide them to find what they were needing/ going to buy
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by 99yam40 View Post
question for all of you, why would a blind person need a dog to guide them thru a grocery store?
I would not think the dog could/ guide them to find what they were needing/ going to buy
Is this a joke?
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by rdmallory View Post
from your link I saw the one below and am pretty sure the whiners here could use it as justification every time they see something that does not affect them.
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by rbhankins001 View Post
Is this a joke?

not really, how do they find what they want/need to buy.
I have never seen a blind person in one.

Wondering why they would make rules they can have them in there,

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Old 01-30-2018, 06:28 PM
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Why not add it to their drivers license or state issue ID, which is required for air travel already.

I agree citizens should not be able to demand others “papers,” nor should the government for day to day activities, however, when you seek/need special accommodations that other citizens are legally barred from receiving, it can be necessary. No different than handicap parking tags, or CWP’s.
Because there isn’t an easy way for the government to “certify” your need for a service animal. And I don’t want tax dollars spent on some gubment worker sitting around all day deciding who qualifies for a service animal and who doesn’t.

And private enterprise still has the right to question the legitimacy of a service animal if it seems to not be a true working service dog.
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:49 PM
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I don't have a problem with a service peacock:

https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ai...rlines-n842971
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Old 01-30-2018, 06:52 PM
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Coming soon to a theater near you "Service Snakes on a Plane".
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:01 PM
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I travel with my service brunette everywhere I go. I have never had anyone complain.
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by 99yam40 View Post
not really, how do they find what they want/need to buy.
I have never seen a blind person in one.

Wondering why they would make rules they can have them in there,
They ask for help because as amazing as guide dogs are, they still can’t read and even if they could they’re too short to read stuff on the upper shelves.

Guide dogs are not exclusively, but in addition used by those who are not 100% blind. They might be able to see shapes or shadows, etc. The reason they have one is to help them live independently so they can do things like shop, go to restaurants, go on walks, etc.

If you were blind, wouldn’t you want to still be able to feed yourself? That’s why the make those rules.
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Quacktastic View Post
And private enterprise still has the right to question the legitimacy of a service animal if it seems to not be a true working service dog.
Only if you want to lose your right to operate a private enterprise...the law says they can't ask questions, or ask for legal documentation...
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:13 PM
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Ah the difference in legally blind and bind
still have not seen one in a store I have been in my65 years that I remember

seems like the ability to order on line now a days would be simpler
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Part of the problem on planes is what the airlines charge for a even a small dog in a carrier.
The last time we flew with our 5.5 pound dog our tickets were about $100 each and the dogs was $200. This is for a dog in a tiny carrier that has to fit and be left under the seat in front of me. He doesnt even get his own carry on. I look around at a bunch of other passengers with service dogs vests on their small dogs sitting quietly on their laps for free and wonder who the idiot is.
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:26 PM
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20 bucks gets you an ID card with your and dogs name. Pooch sits on your lap and you save $200. Won't bother me a bit if your in the next seat. I like dogs better than most people anyway..
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Island-Marine View Post
20 bucks gets you an ID card with your and dogs name. Pooch sits on your lap and you save $200. Won't bother me a bit if your in the next seat. I like dogs better than most people anyway..
I have a real problem with that attitude.

Abusing a system meant to help those with real needs, medical problems, etc for your own selfish reasons is bullshit.
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Originally Posted by Island-Marine View Post
20 bucks gets you an ID card with your and dogs name. Pooch sits on your lap and you save $200. Won't bother me a bit if your in the next seat. I like dogs better than most people anyway..

My understanding is you dont even need an ID or jacket. Just tell them its a service dog and off you go.

WHenever I see a dog in a baby carriage type thing I always comment on how great it is that dog has a service person.
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Old 01-30-2018, 09:22 PM
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This is a real problem in Miami. Lots of people getting service dog permits for BS reasons, so they can fly free and they can go into places pets are not allowed.

They move into condos/communities where pets are not allowed, after they move in, they bring their “service” dog. Such is the case in the condo I live.
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Originally Posted by rbhankins001 View Post
I have a real problem with that attitude.

Abusing a system meant to help those with real needs, medical problems, etc for your own selfish reasons is bullshit.
Im not saying its right, and I never said I take my dog on airplanes. but if Mr Demeanor does the right thing and pays $200 to fly with his 5 pound dog. And sombody else says it a therapy dog and Flys for free. Who is the fool?
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Old 01-30-2018, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Island-Marine View Post
Im not saying its right, and I never said I take my dog on airplanes. but if Mr Demeanor does the right thing and pays $200 to fly with his 5 pound dog. And sombody else says it a therapy dog and Flys for free. Who is the fool?
The person that sold his good moral character for $200 and those, like you, who look the other way.
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Old 01-31-2018, 04:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Uncas View Post
Only if you want to lose your right to operate a private enterprise...the law says they can't ask questions, or ask for legal documentation...
You can ask what work or task the dog has been trained to perform. And you may also ask if the dog is a service animal required for a disability. At that point...a business has every right to deny you service or entry if it’s apparent that the person is lying. Granted, they better be correct or face being sued.
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[QUOTE=ReelPlumber;11072105]
Originally Posted by Thalasso View Post

HITF do you get a kangaroo on an airplane?

Does TSA inspect its pocket?
It hops right on.
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