• Visually Impaired Woman Suffers Abuse For Asking People Not To Pet Her Guide Dog

    8 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Dr. Amy Kavanagh has been visually impaired her whole life, but she only started working with her guide dog named Ava recently. Ava makes getting around much easier for Kavanagh, but like all service dogs, distractions make her job much harder. Strangers try to pet Ava daily, no matter what Kavanagh says.
    Many people get offended when they're told they can't pet a service dog. Kavanagh recalls that some individuals have even displayed abusive behaviors in response. Yet, some distractions have put Kavanagh's life at risk, so she shares the horror stories to help teach others.
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