Judge bars vet's barking service dog
Excerpt: A judge barred a combat veteran attending a trial from bringing his
service dog into a Detroit courthouse after the miniature poodle barked
You'll love this part of the story: "The dog, prescribed for post-traumatic stress disorder, has been trained to bark when strangers approach."
Which means this poodle must be a non-stop yapping machine. After all, there are a lot of strangers out there.
From the TWBNR Advice Column Department, we have this question:
my neighbor has her dog tied up about 10 feet from my childs window. the stupid thing sits out there and barks 24/7..ive called the cops...they
do nothing..left the neighbor notes...im at my wits end....any other
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