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responsiblek9:
‘She Had Her Vest On’: Woman With Service Dog Attacked At Grocery Store

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/11/27/woman-service-dog-attacked/ 
Burds says she was shopping for Thanksgiving at the King Soopers at 136th Ave & Colorado Blvd when a man she did not know tried to pull her dog out of her hands.

responsiblek9:
http://www.wtol.com/story/36942461/man-started-fight-over-service-dog-woman-says

Man started fight over service dog, woman says
Tuesday, November 28th 2017,

Burds said she never got the man's name and therefore couldn't file a police report.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act protects service dog owners from having to detail why they need their dog, but some people abuse the system.

Suse:
Her dog was a SDiT  (Service Dog in Training), not a Service Dog.  Unless Colorado has a law giving SDiT's the same rights as SD's.  it is my understanding they are not protected under the ADA.

I do not know, maybe it is late (11:30 pm)  and I am just not understanding?

Whatever, the man was awful.

responsiblek9:
Yes Colorado has laws allowing for service dogs in training to have public access. Just have to be clearly marked . But I did not see a service dog in training patch on the dog .

Moonsong:
Suse, regardless of whether the dog was an SDiT, SD, or full-on fake that man has no right to call her out on 'faking' and certainly has no right to attempt to take the dog away. Only a judge can decide if a person is disabled and their dog legitimately trained, and if they require public access accommodations as a team. Nobody gets to make themselves the 'service dog police'.

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