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Old 10-11-2009, 03:27 PM
 
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I was looking at a writeup by a hotel and it said that you can take your dogs on busses in Seattle. Is that true? If so, wow, gotta get there. Thanks for any info.

 
Old 10-11-2009, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Duvall, WA
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I found this article with a Google search:

Busing with your pup | Seattle Metblogs
 
Old 10-11-2009, 05:43 PM
 
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People out here bring theior dogs EVERYWHERE...which sucks for those of us with allergies. I mean do they really need to come to the grocery store with their owners?
 
Old 10-11-2009, 06:25 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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That sucks. I can't believe dogs are allowed on busses
 
Old 10-11-2009, 06:49 PM
 
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If I'm not mistaken, dogs are allowed on Metro buses, but a fare must be paid for them unless they are lap dogs. I believe dogs may not ride on Sound Transit buses, or on Sounder Trains, or on the light rail.
 
Old 10-11-2009, 06:50 PM
 
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That sucks. I can't believe dogs are allowed on busses

Don't worry. Some of the two legged passengers are far smellier than the dogs who ride.
 
Old 10-11-2009, 07:13 PM
 
Location: rain city
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Since we don't have a car we ride the bus. Dogs on the bus, yes plenty of dogs on the bus all the time. I often find they're better behaved than a lot of people who ride the bus.

I remember one time a fellow got on the bus with his Great Dane. He just folded up the dog and slid him under the seat like a suitcase. Obviously they'd had a lot of practice.

The only time dogs on the bus peeve me is when they're soaking wet and dripping water everywhere and smell like...... wet dog.
 
Old 10-11-2009, 08:48 PM
 
Location: Northern NH
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Wow that is great that dogs are allowed! I work in a grocery store and some people have some strong odors...man..ug! I don't know if they have health issues or just lack of hygene or what but clearly a dog would be a sweet change Many people are much harder to get along with than a dog!!!
 
Old 10-11-2009, 09:24 PM
 
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Even though dogs do pay a fare (obviously, their owner pays the fare), with the exception of lap dogs, NO dog is to occupy a seat.

So if you observe a dog sitting on or otherwise occupying a seat, it is against Metro's rules. Dogs must either be on the owner's lap or on the floor.
 
Old 10-11-2009, 10:15 PM
 
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I thought that was illegal, except for service dogs. Personally I've never seen a non-service dog in the grocery stores we go to. I have seen the signs on the door at places like Safeway saying that only service dogs are allowed...

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Originally Posted by Pittgal View Post
People out here bring theior dogs EVERYWHERE...which sucks for those of us with allergies. I mean do they really need to come to the grocery store with their owners?
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