That would be one way to learn what type of character this owner is!----- Original Message ----- From: "Bubba" <bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 3:45 PM Subject: [tabi] Re: Guide Dog Attack
Hi, you need to take this to the news papers and go public with it. I also would seek legal advice. I know there is attorneys on the list and theymight give advice or take the case. I also would put in a call to WFLA FM (100.7 FM ) and get this out to the morning show. Try their number at 850-205-9352. Also see their email address below. I think this will put a kick in the process and get things on track. I would also if I was the Vet that own the business I would ban the person and his dog from my place of business. He should have went in and out the back door of the office or at least said to the Vet I have a bull dog that is a aggressive towards otheranimal and need to bring him or her thru the back door when it is time. JMT!preston@xxxxxxxxxx eric@xxxxxxxxxx Sign, Bubba -----Original Message-----From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On BehalfOf Norine Labitzke Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 3:28 PM To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [tabi] Re: Guide Dog Attack Hi to everyone, I know I don't contribute much to this list but do lurk around a lot. I wanted all the guide dog people to know what happened to Santino and me yesterday. It is a bad story but Santino and I are both ok. I took Santino to the vet for his annual checkup and shots. While we werewaiting for Dial-A-Ride in the waiting room a man came in to pick up his pit bull (or part pit bull). The dog pulled away from the man, raced across the room to Santino who was lying calmly beside my chair and viciously attackedSantino. The barking and my screams brought instant help. I could feelthat the attack dog had picked Santino up off his feet and was flinging himaround; then he nailed Santino on his back to the floor. Three vet techs had a difficult time getting the dogs jaws open so Santino would be released.One vet witnessed most of this and as soon as Santino was released took himback to check him. Praise God, the attack dog had latched onto Santino's harness right at his throat. Santino had no wounds; the vet was shocked, could hardly believe it; but he and I were and are a very shook up pair after all that. While Santino was being checked the man took his dog and left - he never said a word. Dial-A-Ride came and the driver saw the man and dog, and said he had no control of the dog and barely got him into his vehicle.I called GDB to report this and ask for advice and they said I should filea police and animal control report. The vet's office contacted Animal Control for information; however they did not file a report. They checkedFl. statutes and told me the attack dogs owner would be responsible for allcosts if Santino needed any retraining. The police tried to talk me out of filing a report saying it was not a crime; the officer who did come to take the report kind of gave theimpression it was a nuciance, and did give it an "incident report." Today Icalled Tallahassee Animal Control to inquire if a report had been filed. The woman I talked with said she was aware of the call yesterday; she was reluctant to say if a report had or had not been filed. I was insistent; she then started to tell me what the animal control laws are; I had justread them online, and pointed out to her there were several violations. She then agreed to refer it. She called me later and said she had contacted thevet for name and address of the owner; the address was in the county so itwas out of there jurisdiction; I kept pushing and she reluctantly agreed torefer it to Leon Co Animal Control, which she did. A deputy came to the house very soon after the referral and was going investigate and cite the owner. I have no doubt Leon Co. will follow up. This is all I want. I want the owners, who later called the vet and said the dog had never done anything like this before, to know there dog is a danger; I want children and other animals protected from him.Santino worked pretty well today; he is a little timid; we did not encounter any other dogs. GDB advised me to take him back to the vets office several times next week and give lots of praise and rewards so he does not associate going to the vet with the trauma. I am anxious to see how he does the nexttime we meet a stranger dog; I am sure we will have lots of work to do before he is back to normal. Any further thoughts or suggestions from any of you would be appreciated. NorineFrom: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On BehalfOf Lynn Evans Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 9:16 AM To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxSubject: [tabi] Re: Fw: City of Tallahassee News Release - StarMetro OffersOnline Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card yes, all ways----- Original Message -----From: Allison and Chip Orange <mailto:acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 6:55 AM Subject: [tabi] Re: Fw: City of Tallahassee News Release - StarMetro Offers Online Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card thanks Lynn; will the buses still accept cash? ________________________________ From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Lynn Evans Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 9:26 PM To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [tabi] Re: Fw: City of Tallahassee News Release - StarMetro Offers Online Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card Like convenience stores you must pay for the convenience. smile. Yes Star Metro will still have the ticket booth at the plaza. The plaza will stay in use. People will still be buying weekly passes along with themonthly pass. 5 busses will still be going to the plaza. They are A,B,C,D,an E, Azalea, Big Bend, Canopy, Dogwood and Evergreen.----- Original Message -----From: Chip Orange <mailto:Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2011 5:56 PM Subject: [tabi] Re: Fw: City of Tallahassee News Release - StarMetro Offers Online Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card I wonder if there's going to be any way to purchase a fare card, after C.K. Steel is closed, a fare card without having to pay these additional processing fees (and also having to possess a credit card)? I wonder how many of Star Metro's riders don't own a credit card? Chip ________________________________ From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Lynn Evans Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 12:38 PM To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [tabi] Fw: City of Tallahassee News Release - StarMetro Offers Online Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card FYI----- Original Message -----From: City of Tallahassee <mailto:City_of_Tallahassee@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: evans-lynn@xxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2011 11:58 AM Subject: City of Tallahassee News Release - StarMetro Offers Online Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card Image removed by sender. <https://www.talgov.com> StarMetro Offers Online Purchase of 31-Day Fare Card Today, StarMetro launches a new application that will allow customers to purchase a 31-day fare card online with a credit card. "Currently, customers must purchase fare cards at C.K. Steele Plaza orStarMetro's main offices off of Appleyard Drive; in addition, customers must have cash to purchase that fare card," said Ron Garrison, executive directorof StarMetro. "By employing this new application, we will make purchasing StarMetro fare more convenient for our customers." In order to purchase a 31-day fare card online, customers must firstregister for an account. Through a secure provider, the customer must submitpersonal information. Once the customer establishes an account, he/she may be able to use a credit card to purchase the 31-day fare card. The initialpurchase of a 31-day fare card online will total $43.75. This total includesa $3.00 service charge, which is applied to the purchase of all new reloadable fare cards, and a $2.75 processing fee. Within three to five days, the customer should receive their fare card in the mail. During the registration process, customers may choose to execute theautomatic reload function, which simply reloads the fare card every 31 days.This reload will total $40.75; all subsequent reloads will total thisamount, which includes the fare of $38.00 plus the $2.75 processing fee. Ifa customer chooses not to execute the automatic reload feature, then that customer will receive an email expiration notice within five days of the expiration. "In the future, we hope to offer more than just our 31-day fare card online," Garrison said. The StarCard will also allow customers to access information aboutStarMetro's partners via a quick response, or QR, code displayed on the backof the card. For information, please contact StarMetro at 891-5200 or visit Talgov.com/starmetro <http://www.talgov.com/starmetro/index.cfm> . Other ways to view information include liking StarMetro's official Facebook pageat Facebook.com/starmetrotransit <http://www.facebook.com/StarMetroTransit>and following StarMetro's official Twitter page at Twitter.com/ridestarmetro. 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