Town Thinks Ban On Dogs Might Revitalize Business District

Town Thinks Ban On Dogs Might Revitalize Business District

To some folks in Beaver Falls, PA., the sagging sales and foot traffic in the downtown business district isn’t a result of a depressed economy or consumers opting for online retailers and big box stores. No, it’s too many people walking their dogs down the sidewalk. So apparently the solution is to ban dogs from the area. [More]

Popeyes Customer With Service Dog & Popeyes Manager Tell Two Completely Different Tales

Popeyes Customer With Service Dog & Popeyes Manager Tell Two Completely Different Tales

UPDATE: Popeyes has issued an apology to the customer, though it appears to be standing by its original claims. [More]

Delta Bans Bulldogs After Increase In Dog Deaths

Delta Bans Bulldogs After Increase In Dog Deaths

Delta Airlines took a lot of heat in 2010 for a string of incidents — like this one, this one or this one — involving dead and/or lost pets on its flights. So in an attempt to cut down on the number of animal deaths, the airline will no longer accept bulldogs in its planes’ cargo holds. [More]

Dunkin' Donuts Staffers Tells Blind Customer Her Guide Dog Isn't Welcome

Dunkin' Donuts Staffers Tells Blind Customer Her Guide Dog Isn't Welcome

A legally blind woman in Massachusetts claims that she was recently told twice in the same day that her guide dog was not allowed in her local Dunkin’ Donuts. [More]

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Places Of Business?

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Places Of Business?

Yesterday, we ran the story of a Consumerist reader who couldn’t seem to convince Continental her service dog was the real deal. At the opposite end of the spectrum, SeattlePI.com writes about a woman who brought her dog into a grocery store and just left it on its own while she went shopping and store employees did nothing about it. [More]