A Starbucks barista quit her job after her manager asked her to reschedule putting down her family dog so she wouldn’t miss her shift


Auralee Smith in her Starbucks uniform and with her dog, Gandy.

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Auralee Smith in her Starbucks uniform and with her dog, Gandy.Courtesy of Auralee Smith.

  • A Starbucks employee said she quit after her boss asked her to reschedule putting her sick dog down.

  • Auralee Smith worked at Starbucks for over two years before quitting, calling the culture “callous.”

  • Her beloved rescue dog, Gandy, was her “best friend” until she got cancer and needed to be put down.

A 21-year-old college student quit her job as a Starbucks barista after her manager asked her to reschedule…