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    I have been training in Anderson, Texas for the past two weeks. Staying at a nice hotel in Navasota. After a long day of training, I return to the motel and air the dogs. I gather my stuff, while some women tries to get her beautifully coiffed Shelties in the door. Of course, they do not sit, heel or otherwise obey her. As I am about to enter the shower, the front desk calls me and says that someone is threatening to call the police if I do not take my dogs out of the chassis mount truck and put them in the room.
    I tell them "Call the Police." I take my shower, change clothes, walk to the front desk and who should I meet but the Sheltie Lady and the Police.

    She says "I am not trying to jack with you" (first words out of her mouth). I respond "Right." I tell the cop I am happy to show him my insulated Ainley Chassis Mount, but not that "woman." We walk to the truck. I show him the chassis mount, the insulated walls and floors. The dog mats and dog beds. I tell him that these are hunting dogs, not lap dogs. He tells me that my truck is nicer than the animal shelter. End of story.

    But, what a pile of crap
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    I hope all this crap aint coming to Texas.

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    I think what it comes down to is people just don't know how to mind their own business. I couldn't fathom telling someone what to do with their own animals unless it was the most dire situation. Kudos for standing your ground and not just giving in to make the nuisance go away.

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    You were much more civil than I.
    Last year at a test in Miss., while at dinner, a drunk 30 something chick told me in the parking lot of a restaurant "I would really appreciate it if you would take those animals out of that box". My dogs were in a very nice MTCK 5 hole box with lights and fans.
    I replied" I would really appreciate it if you would mind your own business".
    The conversation went quickly downhill and ended with me just driving away as she jogged along the truck giving me the single finger salute.
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    Hopefully she was just passing through Texas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brad View Post
    I hope all this crap aint coming to Texas.
    It's coming everywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brad View Post
    I hope all this crap aint coming to Texas.

    The woman is driving a Ford Expedition, Texas License FY97F. So sorry - she's one of yours.
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    Smartphones, Internet 24 /7 instant news, social media ... People forget simple manners about minding their own business and think they are somehow so much more informed these days.

    Sounds rather amuzing compared to the 13 inches of rain soaked frozen snow I've dealt with today. Rather envious of your warmer weather eventfull day. Who knows maybe you'll see her at the coctail lounge and have another story for tomorrow!

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    Maybe it was a rental.
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    People can be really annoying sometimes, but I think alot of them have no idea how nice those dog boxes are. They're imagining a steel metal hotbox like you'd find in a pow camp for torturing prisoners, not insulation, beds, fans and traveling in style

    People are crazy nowadays though...they have strollers for dogs now! Why on earth would you take your dog for a walk where you pushed it in a stroller instead of it getting exercise through WALKING? Why on earth would you want to wear your dog in a pouch on your chest as if it were a human baby? Dogs actually have working legs by the time they go home from the breeder in most cases. Why do people need to treat them like babies instead?

    I think it's weird....and so sad too....lol!

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