Here are my tips for people out there who want to pet more dogs:
First, you walk up to the caregiver and ask, “Can I please pet your dog?”
If they say yes, don’t just start petting the dog. Walk slowly, stick your hand under their nose and let them sniff you. Then you can pet the dog.
Here’s a tip for very big, excited dogs: Don’t sit on the ground! They will jump on you.