To the Editor:
I hate going into any place seeing people carrying around a dog in a cart or on a leash. I’ve complained to managers to no avail. Service animals are fine – they’ve been trained. Where does it end? I bet that if I made a vest that says “emotional support,” put it on a donkey, and tried walking in a store, or if I leashed up a pig, I’d be stopped in a heartbeat.
So laws are put in place for a reason, and I’m sorry but 90 percent of the people doing this with their dogs are seniors. I’m a senior myself, but my dog stays home where he belongs. I think the store managers need to grow a spine and force the rules of the store and the state laws and not worry about angering a couple of people by telling them that their dog has to go outside.
As one lady wrote about banning kids in carts, well that’s ignorance because they are human. But I also say parents should clean up after their kids.
Fort McCoy resident