Lol @ Blue.
Ya Mikado I live in ND and as you said for the most part people are to nice / reserved to say anything outwardly mean, but you can usually still sense disdain in some people towards your dog. It makes me laugh sometimes. What kind of dog is it ? - APBT
.. - wait its a what ? - APBT
.... - Oh!!! /looks at the dog with sudden concern then back at me trying to figure out why I don't appear to be a criminal.