Forwarded to me by a friend who has a much needed and much loved service dog (she is hearing impaired). She was pretty annoyed. Obviously, without knowing the whole story, it's hard to say but... they don't look like any service dogs I've ever seen. And if celebs are doing this so their pets can go wherever they want, well that's pretty uncool. (Their little tags even say 'It is the law', so this is legit looking). I know we have former frequent forum members (thinking of COBOB especially) who have dogs. Do you run into people abusing it for special treatment for pets?
I serve on the Service Dog committee for my State we call these people posers. Unfortunately anyone can buy a vest or I.D. on line. This does hurt real Service Dogs because it makes everyone have to prove your dog is a Service Dog. My dogs are certified with The Department of Health and Human Services, but not all states have certification. I have people come up to me an admit they are posers. People park in handicap spots too. I just ignore these folks karma will bite them someday.
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