Discriminated Against By Hotel Employee | Service Dog By Vitaltwege | March 11, 2023 | 47 Discriminated Against By Hotel Employee | Service Dog #servicedog Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest Messenger Reddit Posted in Service
The last guy you talked to was so understanding though, that made me a little happier. I can’t even imagine having to deal with all of these things when going anywhere. I feel so bad for y’all. I wish you luck!
Unlike the lady at the store…these people are wilfully stupid.
For the questions at the end… a fake service dog is most likely to wear a vest so more people believe them and real service dogs would wear nothing more then a fake service dog.
I have a walker. I don’t use it in my house to walk because my house is set up so I don’t need too. I only use it to sit when in the kitchen. But when I leave my house I use it. SMH. Keep fighting. I’m fighting my local transit and the refusal to follow federal transportation laws. I have had to stand up twice in the last 2 weeks because the driver refuses to follow federal law. It’s frustrating.
Holy ADA Violations batman
"You look normal and healthy"
Please…. a blind person does too! That’s no excuse.
I’m a local and I will be visiting with my service dog to make sure they have understood the law. ( i was animal welfare in this area) I know most people know better in Gatlinburg and pigeon forge.
I’m not disabled and I mean, I would park in the spot closest to the door that’s closest to my room. I do that for convenience anyway. But it literally is the principle of the thing. If there are no spots there, you should be able to park in the handicapped spots and go in the front, since what happens if you actually needed to use your wheelchair? I mean, most of the other doors aren’t going to necessarily have handicapped parking nearby. And she can literally by law go anywhere you can. For your own safety!! That hotel person was stupid.
Please read the following important ADA laws covered in this video. According to ADA law, the following is true:
The ONLY time access can be restricted is when it can be shown reasonably that access interferes with another person’s health, infringes upon health code laws, or reasonably prevents a business from operating normally. Under such conditions, access can only be restricted as little as possible.
Also, no doctor ever needs to prove that you need a service dog. There is no proof whatsoever. Any person with any disability is able to get a service dog if they desire to without needing to consult their doctor.
In an email on September 30, this establishment restated that "require is a document stating that the animal is registered as a service animal to you due to your disability/illness."
Omg my blood boiled ‘you walk but you have a wheelchair’ I have had this and ‘well you look healthy’ yes I can walk I also have a wheelchair you ignorant f*8
i was in pigeon forge around the same time as you and im so glad i didn’t have my service animal yet because i would not have known how to deal with this bs
This is wrong. I got cards for every guide dog stating my guide dogs were trained and given info about me and them with a picture and the school’s info and signed by the president. So that’s untrue. Saying it’s a scam to get a card saying your dog is trained. Every school I went to gave me a card stating this dog is a trained guide dog. So that’s not true that it’s a scam.
Whether or not you could have walked around to door, is irrelevant, were your rights infringed? YES,
Its my response to all fodder comments and in real life interactions.
I always tell people anything else is IRRLELVENT, Whether you were nitpicky, curt, recording means nothing, only thing that matters are right being infringed
No one is advocating for service animals
It’s only getting worse, it used to be here and there I’d see fake animals, now its daily multiple times…
Took me 3 years to train my animal!
I don’t remember and may have asked this already, so I apologize if I have, but where did you get Mya’s vest? It is beautiful. I am looking at different places to get my next vest for service dog in training. At the moment she has one from Amazon, but I would like to get her a better vest.
Due to employee ignorance no matter what kind training is provided, our company now only allows managers to say anything to anyone with dogs in the store.
However, the managers ALWAYs tell people they need to remove their service animal from the cart (we never argue with them whether it is a service animal or not), and we always kick out “service animals” who are behaving badly. Especially ones that show aggression to people or animals.
Yes. I absolutely know they are not service animals. But we have better results by not arguing that point, and just focus on the behavior that is not allowed instead giving them the opportunity to show doctor notes for their ESA or fake documentation.
I am truly sorry you have to deal with such ignorance and such problems with lack of enforcement.
Oh and some of the comments on your YouTube channel and tiktok are stupid too! So many uneducated people still. You go girl, standing up and educating people about the disabilities laws. Love your videos, btw.
I had the same issue with a River Bend Inn in Tennessee when I was heading back from Florida back in June of 2022! It’s insane how much they will try to justify going against ADA
super random comment, on an old video i apologize lol but ive been binge watching your channel. just want to say i love this boyfriend/husband…so much more than your previous jackass eating his raspberries while you lay passed out on walmarts floor by a bench. This guys A TOTAL 180, and seems to be so good to you! just had to point this out and give him mad props for being a REAL MAN. because you deserve nothing but the best!❤ the questions about the wheelchair made me want to punch that man/woman whatever it was.
Your dog is beautiful. Pigeon Forge is a different world when it comes to service dogs. It’s a shame that you’ve had to stand up for yourself so much here. Hopefully what they learn will help the next service dog handler that comes through their doors. Thank you for not removing the video.
Where is max at
If you don’t have to show paperwork then anyone could claim their dog is a service animal and not show any proof dummy
Been there too. Early this year we went to Branson Missouri. We usually visit there 3 or 4 times a year and have season passes to silver dollar city. SDC as the two questions management approved it and put a sticker on my pass so I didn’t have to answer the questions every time. The motel we stayed in this time is one we’ve stayed in several times. We was even in the same room before. Checked in in the evening. The next morning while out at breakfast I got a call from the motel telling me they needed to move me to a pet friendly room. I do not stay in pet friendly rooms because of the dangers of untrained dogs staying around me. I said no I didn’t want to stay near other dogs. Also informed her it was illegal to move me or insist I stay in a petfriendly room. She got huffy and demanded I come to the office after already being told we was out finishing breakfast. So after breakfast we went back to the office. I tried to show her the ada pertains to them and she refused to read it. Said she had called and knew what the rules were. This was the manager. She proceeded to harass me saying they were protecting people with allergies. I said but you are discriminating against the disabled. Then the other person started in to with both of them saying why don’t you care about people with allergies. I responded with why don’t you care about the disabled and about mine and my dogs safety. We stayed in the same room but they weren’t happy. Now remember we had already stayed one night in that room. We only had one more night to stay. Turned out they had got a new manager.
Oh my God I went to the same hotel I think
I never really knew much about service animals but I did get taught to never try to interact with that animal, also its illegal to ask about someone’s medical history/records
“Don’t get me wrong, I love animals.” You told him twice that Mya is medical equipment. She’s more than an animal. She’s a lifeline for you. Hotel staff at ALL hotels need to be educated about service animals. This man’s behavior is so shameful.
The cop at the end. What a cunt. The supervisor should have shown up and he should be disciplined.
I have a service dog in training. She does medical alert and DPT. Mind is in training for cardiac alert as well. I’m so scared that this is going to happen to me one day. I don’t know how I would handle it.
The stage neck inn in Maine denied my daughter having her wedding there because I have a service dog. They sent a rude letter with no explanation and our deposit for the Wedding back. My dog is very well trained and they told me the wedding is expensive. I have saved ally life for it. I’m sorry this happened to you.
As someone who works at a hotel, I know you can only ask the task and if it’s for a disabilities right? Correct me if I’m wrong. Also my main question is, can you call out an obviously fake service dog?
That’s horrible I am so sorry for that you had to go through all this I am getting hell for my service dog as well and I am telling them about the ADA law also where I get my waiver program they are also saying I can’t have my service dog in waiver staff car or the company car I called the ADA and they are not helping me what can I do?
Its a shame when your medical problems cause tachycardia already, then to have anxiety on top which causes even more tachycardia that’s unnecessary for your body. The shame in all that is that it’s the ignorant people that causes the anxiety, like when you were checking in, that’s completely unnecessary.
You already have problems, they don’t need to make it worse for you.
Favorite part in the very beginning is the kid saying wow over and over again
I wish ADA could create official IDs to minimize these. (Like with watermarks that can’t be copied) because I feel like no matter what, we can’t fix ignorance and stupidity.
They wanted you to remove the video because it’s legal proof against them for all their violations that can cost a fine over 75k lmao
I also call ahead to check the policy on the service dog issues, we even had to send the linc for the ADA guidelines on service animals to the Hotel management before we were allowed our room in Plano, Texas!
Many diseases cause intermittent gait disturbances, how stupid of these employees
Who is on a gun game in the backround
I love your videos and although I don’t have a service animal this has shown me some of what it’s like to have one and I’m disgusted by how people treat you because of something you were born with and have no control over and how others try to fake this type of stuff
I checked Their website they fix it now they are allowed service animal
Law suit!! I’m sick of people thinking we have to be lying because we don’t look sick
Just stop Bullshitting me with your act!! Why does it happen every single video that you get into a big, wild confrontation ???!!! You, your self come across as the aggressive one in your interactions with people in every video I’ve seen on your site! Please start giving your mind some space to wonder if you are the asshole/bitch (no insult to female service dogs) !! Please stop the "entertainment!!"
We were told at the school our dog can be kicked out and ourselves if the dogs misbehaving, dirty, or anything other undesirable things. So our dogs need to behave properly. I don’t have guide dogs anymore. You are supposed to show a certificate. That is what the school told us. So we had cards for each dog, stating date of graduation. Guide dogs wear a metal harness with a long handle to guide with leather coverin git.
that’s illegal- under the ADA, People don’t have to be to be in a wheelchair, it’s not a full requirement in order to have a service dog. you can only be in a wheelchair if you have spinal cord injury/any type of balance disability, And it’s also illegal to ask for medical records, “you are walking/standing and you use a wheelchair?!” that is so rude it’s not a full requirement in order to get/have a SD. in order to have one is to go on a service dog website that is not a scam or take at least two years to fully train your dog then take the public access test, it’s literally not that hard if you think it’s hard screw you.
Go give them a one star review on Google. That’s what I just did
My husband has a service dog & I always let them know ahead of time when booking just so I don’t have these issues.yes you don’t have to but it sure makes life easier
I live up there, yea, that place isn’t great, non of them are up there. They all have a hate towards tourists. The only place Ik that is literally semi-nice, is The Islands hotels at Margaritaville.