I was a dog owner myself and I used to be very careful to ensure my dog does not bother or inconvenience anyone.
But there are so many people who just seem to not give a flying f**k. They seem perfectly happy for their dog to run up and bark at us, growl at us and jump at us.
If my dog ever did this to anyone I would be completely mortified. And when it happens, it's not like the owners are apologetic. They just walk on past, usually calling for their dog which then completely ignores them.
If it happens to me, presumably their dog must do this to nearly everyone else they pass? How can they allow this to happen without just putting a effin lead on it. I think that's what pisses me off about this so much...the solution is so easy - just put it on a lead.
Every time I return home from office I pass maybe 10 other dogs, and at least 2-3 of them behave like this.
If you are one of these irresponsible owners I would love to hear your justification for it.