A woman has taken to Reddit to share how she was called out for feeding her dog whipped cream – she claims another woman threatened to call the police on her because of it
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Dog owners love to spoil their pets – and sometimes treat them like children rather than animals.
But as long as their dogs are happy and healthy, there’s no harm in treating them to an extra bone, toys or experience every now and then.
But one woman, who has been branded a ‘Karen’, made a scene in a restaurant after an owner shared her dessert with her four-legged friend.
Venting to Reddit, the owner explained how she ordered a pudding which came with whipped cream on it and scooped some off with her finger to feed to her dog.
She said: “I heard the woman on the table next to me scoff and say something like ‘you should be ashamed of yourself‘.
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“I honestly didn‘t know what she meant or that she was even talking to me at first. Since I didn‘t react, I assume she felt upset and literally got up to yell at me.
“She spoke French (I‘m in France) and I‘m not that fluent so I didn‘t understand everything but basically she said things like that I was killing my dog or that I was what is wrong with modern dog owners.”
Claiming her mum is a ‘Karen’ so she is well versed in dealing with them, she opted to ignore the woman and carried on eating her pudding.
“The waiter came to check what was happening because again she is screaming at me,” she added.
“He asked her to sit down, which is when she threatened to call the police.
“I honestly didn‘t even react at this point and, because I love provoking stupid people, gave my dog another bit of whipped cream.
“Her face was indescribable, I‘ll savour this moment for a long time.
“Nothing happened, she just sat down again but as she left, walked past my table again and said something like ‘you‘ll be sad when your dog dies’.”
“I just wisher her a nice day.”
While most users laughed at the woman’s “over-the-top” reaction, other spoke about how they spoil their own pets.
One user said: “Boy howdy would she be upset at Starbucks and their puppuccinos. Maybe she should sue them, that would go well.”
Another user added: “The worst thing about sugar for dogs is probably the damage it does to their teeth, and that’s just because most people don’t brush their dogs teeth.”
A third user said: “I would argue 20 to 30 years ago we used to feed our dogs way more dangerous food.
“I remember my dad putting his plate on the floor for my childhood dog to lick clean – never once did someone question was there something on there they shouldn’t have.”
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