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    Would dogs be mans best friend if they realized they are sometimes more intelligent than their owners? Sadly in the world stupid people are allowed to own pets, find out how it can all go horrible wrong from here. Even wild animals cannot escape!

    Don’t Rattle Her Cage

    | NY, USA | Crazy Requests, Pets & Animals

    (I work as a receptionist at a dog groomer’s and due to past experiences, I’ve always been on the shyer side, but after a year, I’ve been getting better with dealing with the customers. This has been the fifth day of working in a row and we’re about an hour and a half away from closing. A client walks in to pick up her dog.)

    Me: “Hi! You’re here to pick up [Dog]?”

    Client: “Yes, how was he?”

    (I ring up her total and give her her change.)

    Me: “He’s a very good boy. I’ll go get him.”

    (I take him out of the cage where he’s sitting and grab his leash and collar. As I open the door to walk him back out to the office, I hear her talking, albeit rather rudely, to my coworker who bathed him.)

    Client: “I CANNOT believe he was in a cage this whole time! He was here for about an hour or two!”

    Coworker: “Ma’am, he wasn’t in the cage for long.”

    Client: “I don’t care! He doesn’t belong in a cage! My dog is the best dog! He doesn’t bark or jump. He’s definitely not like any of these other dogs.”

    (She was referring to the four dogs who were still here for daycare who were relaxing in the grooming room. They jumped when I walked past them, because they were excited.)

    Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am, but we didn’t know that he wasn’t supposed to be in a cage. No one told us.”

    Client: “Well, I didn’t even know that you had cages here! That’s the reason why I was coming here because I didn’t like him in a cage. I didn’t even think that that was an option! I’m not going to stop coming here, but I would like it if he wasn’t in a cage.”

    Me: “I’m very sorry, but no one told us that he wasn’t allowed in one. Usually, to dry faster, bath dogs are in cages with the dryer so they don’t get dirty running around on the floor.”

    Client: “Well, I don’t want him in one anymore. I can’t believe you put him in one.”

    Me: “I understand that, but we didn’t know about today and we are terribly sorry. Here, let me put a note in the system about that.”

    (I go to do so and she follows me with the dog.)

    Client: “Make sure you put it in under my name!”

    Me: “Yes, ma’am, I’m doing that right now.”

    Me: “I’m sorry again for that. The note’s in now.”

    Client: “It’s fine! I just don’t want it to happen again.”

    (She leaves in a huff with the dog wagging his tail and my coworker leaves while another comes up from daycare.)

    Coworker #2: “You should’ve told her that he kept trying to get to the front almost every time.”

    Me: “That would’ve sparked another b**** fit with the result of me crying.”

    Coworker #2: “Well, if she comes back next time and the dog escapes the store whose fault is that? We’re not allowed to cage him anymore. That’s on her, not us.”

    Entreating You For The Treats

    | MI, USA | Crazy Requests, Food & Drink, Pets & Animals

    (I lock up and clean the vet clinic where I work. It’s a Saturday evening after a long, busy day. I’m in the middle of mopping the main lobby when I hear a knock at the glass door.)

    Me: “I’m sorry, sir. We’re closed until Monday morning.”

    Man: “Miss, please, you have to let me in!”

    Me: “I can’t let you in. There is an emergency vet clinic down the road if your pet needs a veterinarian.”

    Man: “No, please, it’s an emergency!”

    Me: “I can’t let you in! I could be fired!”

    Man: *starts shaking the door*

    Me: “SIR! Please stop doing that! I told you I can’t let you in! If you continue to shake the door, I’m going to call the police!”

    Man: *on the verge of tears* “Please… please, let me in….”

    Me: “Do you need to pick up medicine or something? I can’t let you in, but maybe I can call my boss to help you.”

    Man: “No, I need [Brand of dog treats].”

    Me: “There’s a pet store down the street that sells them as well.”

    Man: “REALLY?”

    Me: “Yes…”

    Man: “THANKS! I OWE YOU!”

    (I never saw him again. Dude, I hope you got your treats.)

    Ignoring The Elephant In The Room

    | Corning, NY, USA | Bizarre, Family & Kids, Pets & Animals

    (I’m a cashier at a local store. A man and a boy about seven walk in.)

    Me: “Did you know you have a sticker of an elephant on your back?”

    Customer #1: “Yeah, my son here put something on my back a moment ago before walking in. I thought it was one of those ‘kick me’ signs.”

    Me: *laughing* “Nope, just an elephant.”

    (Overhearing, another customer walks over:)

    Customer #2: “Maybe it’s opening its mouth.”

    (Customer #1 gets a very confused look on his face and very slowly turns around, obviously trying to understand what Customer #2 meant, as was I.)

    Customer #2: “What?”

    (Pauses.)

    Customer #2: “You know, to say ‘kick me?'”

    Making False Bald Statements

    | KS, USA | Pets & Animals, School

    (I am currently working in the birds of prey section when a group of students and a few chaperones walk in.)

    Chaperone #1: *points at golden eagle* “Look kids! It’s the state bird of America.”

    Me: “Ma’am, that’s actually a golden eagle. The bald eagle is the national bird.”

    Chaperone #1: “I went to school for four years. I think I know what the state bird of America is!”

    Me: “I’m not questioning your intelligence, ma’am, but America does not have a ‘state bird.’ It’s national symbol is, in fact, the bald eagle. If you look at the sign in front of the exhibit you will see that this is a golden eagle.”

    Chaperone #1: “That’s a f****** bald eagle! I’m a history teacher! I know my s***!”

    Chaperone #2: “Michelle, you are not a teacher! You are merely a chaperone. If you continue to act like this you will never be a chaperone again.”

    Chaperone #1: *dumbfounded*

    Student: “You tell her, Mrs. [Chaperone #2]!”

    You’re Minnow Good

    | MA, USA | Crazy Requests, Pets & Animals

    (A customer comes into our fish department and points at the minnows.)

    Customer: “I want 30 these!”

    (Being the new girl in training, I count out 30 minnows, bag them, and start tying off the bag. Then, after watching me the entire time closely, the customer speaks up.)

    Customer: “They too small! You grabbed small ones!”

    (So my trainer comes over to see what the problem is. I explain I grabbed all the minnows from the large minnow tank and my trainer confirms this with the customer. However the customer continues:)

    Customer: “She grabbed all small ones and I want big ones!”

    (The coworker training me wanted to choke him with a bag but instead dumped the 30 fish back into the tank and re-caught 30 ‘bigger’ minnows. They were all the same size.)

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