Veteran Spends Night In Car After Hotel Denies Him Room Due To His Service Dog

David Cornelius, a Vietnam War veteran, had several service-connected disabilities, which made him dependent on his loyal assistance dog, Juliana. He was in for a rude shock when he was straight-up denied service at a Bentonville hotel because of Juliana.




The hotel stated a no-animals policy as an excuse, and ordered their security staff to kick David out at 3 AM in the morning. David’s attempts to explain the staff about Juliana not being a pet but a service dog went unheard. They spent the rest of the night in David’s car.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) clearly specifies that a trained service animal used to assist in a disability, cannot be denied entry in a hotel unless they ‘behave in an unacceptable way’. But in tame Juliana’s case, she was denied entry even when David offered to show the paperwork.




We know that certain people misuse the law, but for David’s genuine disabilities, it is a shame to see a veteran like him suffer because of people who are either ill-informed or unwilling to follow the law. We hope this reaches people and spreads awareness about the ADA guidelines on service dogs.

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10 Of The “Most Loyal” Dog Breeds On The Planet
Giving love and support to humans is something that some dogs do better than others.

While many dogs love everyone they meet and are willing to take treats or belly rubs from anyone, the pups we found are just the opposite.

These 10 dogs are some of the most loyal breeds on the planet. They are rock steady in their loyalty to their owner no matter what.

1) Akita

When the American Kennel Club (AKC) lists loyalty to describe the temperament of the Akita, you know they mean business. The beautiful double-coated working dog of Japanese ancestry is considered hardwired in protecting those she loves. They should be socialized with other dogs and people from the time they are puppies. Their silly, fun, but dignified personalities round out the loyal Akita.

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2) Boxer

This working dog is smart, full of energy, and oh so loyal to their family. They get along great with kids and have an innate instinct to protect their pack. He’s a watchdog with a heart of gold who oozes dedication to his owner.

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3) Skye Terrier

Known as the “small dog with the big ears,” this adorable breed hails from the Scottish Isle of Skye, hence the name. Whether you live in the city or the country, this small dog with a big personality is steadfast in snuggling, playtime, and remaining loyal to his owners.

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4) Beagle

This merry hound is friendly, curious and incredibly loyal. While he doesn’t mind the occasional couch potato time, this spunky pooch is energetic and merry. A fun fact about this hound: the breed standard is for 13 inches and under and another in the 13-15 inch category. No matter how you size him, these adorable dogs just want to cling to you.

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5) Shar-Pei

This wrinkly non-sporting breed is standoffish to strangers but very loyal to his owner. His ancient Chinese roots are part of the charm of the Shar-Pei. Regal, strong, and smart, if you want a BFF for life, this loose-skinned pooch may be the right choice for you.

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