Originally Posted by Traveler's Mom
Yes. The funny thing is that when I see people coming towards us I walk Traveler off the path and when they are ~30 yards or so away, I put him in a down stay.
I had one guy cross the street when we were still a block away. When he got closer, I told him what I do so he doesn't have to worry if he sees us again. He told me I shouldn't be walking the dog at all. What???? "Don't you know they are vicious?" Yeah, Traveler, my therapy dog. Yeah, sure buddy.
Some people just don't realize how sweet GSD's can be!