I took the girls to petsmart. We try to go once a week just for socializing and Summer loves the attention and treats. My girls are very well behaved in public and in the store. They walk right next to me and don't bother people. There was a man there today with his two kids, one girl who looked to be in elementary school and a younger boy. They were at the isle with the snakes and birds and reptiles and I was wanting to pick up something for my fish tank so I was back by the fish stuff. I walked down the isle they were on after getting the fish stuff and the girl was at the end of the isle looking at the cages. When we passed by, she jumped and ran and hid behind her dad, very obviously afraid of the dogs. I noticed later her dad was pointing out other dogs to her, I'm assuming so she'd be aware and not startled like she was when mine came by. About 10 minutes later, I was just walking around the dog food isles and by the dog beds I turned the corner and saw the man and his kids there looking at the cats (which for some reason are near the dog stuff). I stopped at the end of the isle to look at the x-pens and kennels. Been contemplating a new kennel for Mia. A man turned the far corner with two big shepherd-y type mixes. I see him around a lot and his dogs are impeccably well behaved too. I could see the girl start to go into a panic attack because she was stuck in between two groups of dogs and the man with the big dogs was walking towards her. So needless to say I left so she wasn't cornered and terrified between the dogs but seriously WHY WOULD YOU BRING A CHILD THAT IS OBVIOUSLY TERRIFIED OF DOGS TO PETSMART? I felt so bad for the kid having to be there. Every time a dog came within about 20 feet of her, she'd try to hide or run away. You know there are going to be dogs in a petsmart. It just really made me mad.