Ok this is an odd question lol but how ''rude'' can I be to children?! Basically anywhere I go I have to walk through or round the park. Outside of school hours there are usually some kids on the playpark area and if they see me with Izzy they run over and want to stroke or cuddle her. The other day one girl started coming over as I was on my way home, Anna was being a whinge and I just wanted to get in the house. She asked to stroke Izzy and I said I'm just trying to get Anna home as she is tired. She followed me a little way anyway. Then I saw the wee lakeland/border puppy, we were crossing paths and I thought, good size for Iz to meet. While they were sniffing each other the kid ran over and bent to stroke the puppies, the other pups owner went off leaving me trying to get Izzy up off her back from having her tummy rubbed by the kid. Even when I said ''come on Izzy'' the kid didn't back off. Now I know she is a little cute puppy and people are going to want to see her. BUT I don't want her thinking every person is there to speak to and I also don't want to have to stop every time someone sees her! Down the street adults are fine, if I avoid eye contact they usually keep walking, if I am not in a rush and do make eye contact when ppl gush over her they do ask to speak to her. But it's how to get rid of unnatended children that gets me??