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This lesson will cover standards for a service dog’s behavior when working in public. Disabled handlers have ethical responsibilities to uphold the standards for the sake of their dog’s safety and welfare. They must also consider the impact of poor behavior on the businesses the dogs enter; and recognize that a poorly behaved service dog, in public, may make other service dog partners less welcome. What Students May Expect in this Course: Standards for a service dog’s behavior when working in public; Indicators of stress in service dogs working in public; Ethics disabled handlers need to know and uphold while accompanied by a service dog in public; Expectations for service dogs accompanying disabled individuals in public (including): 1. Being under quiet voice or signal control of the handler, 2. Allow handling by others in an emergency situation. 3. The dog must not bark in public. 4. They should be taught to eliminate on cue in appropriate places. 5. A service dog must not solicit attention from the general public. 6. A service dog must be clean, well groomed, and not have an offensive odor. 7. A service dog must not sniff merchandise or seek food in restaurants. 8. Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations relating to service dog conduct in places of public accommodation. 9. Situations where a person with a disability may be asked to remove their service animal from a place of public accommodation. The lesson includes a webinar, access to download several readings and a quiz.
Sponsor:E-Training for Dogs, Inc
Speaker(s):Barbara Handelman, M.Ed., LCMHC, CDBC
Contact: Cheryl Lynne Aguiar