Are people ever inappropriate with your service dog?

If I told you about every time someone acted inappropriately to my guide dog, I’d have enough stories for a book.

This is Cooper my guide dog and me, crossing the street.

Thankfully most people realize that service dogs are doing a job that allows a person with a disability to live a better life.

Most people also know that it’s not ok to run up to a service dog and pet him without asking. But every now…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Patricia Timmermans

My guide dog and I visit schools to raise awareness for sight loss; the kids’ questions make great stories! Plus, I love books and writing book reviews. 🇨🇦