“I got to the till and could sense there was an uncomfortable atmosphere then the man behind the till started shouting ‘no pets allowed’,” she told the BBC.
“I said ‘it’s a guide dog and I’m registered blind’, but his two other cashiers joined in the shouting match.
“Everyone in the queue kept saying ‘she’s allowed to have a dog’ but they (cashiers) were just completely adamant that dogs were not allowed in the store.”Cashiers of no appearance?
Tesco stressed guide dogs are allowed in stores.
A spokesman said: “This clearly should never have happened and we will contact Ms Makri directly to apologise.
“We do allow guide dogs in stores and have reminded colleagues of that.”Let’s hope the reminder is in the same envelope as their P45s…
And you know what else is odd? The Twitter account @EverydayAbleism hasn't uttered one peep about this. But I guess being thrown out of a shop pales beyond the awful horrors of Christmas cards:
Or too-large chairs:
Suck it up, Ms Makri. You think you got problems?