A service dog is a dog that is trained to perform tasks for a person with a disability. These tasks can range from helping the person get around to providing emotional support.
Service dogs are typically wearing a vest or harness that identifies them as working animals. They may also have a tag that says "service animal" or "do not pet."
Service dogs provide a vital service to people with disabilities. They allow people to live more independent and fulfilling lives. By respecting service dogs, we are helping to make the world a more accessible place for everyone.
Feed the dog,Block the dog's path,Try to take the dog away from the handler,Yell at or punish the dog.
Ask the handler if you can pet the dog,Do not distract the dog while they are working,Be mindful of your surroundings and avoid making noise or sudden movements that could startle the dog.
Service dogs are working animals, not pets.They are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You should not pet or distract a service dog while it is working.
By following these tips, you can help to ensure that service dogs are able to do their jobs effectively and that people with disabilities are able to enjoy their full rights and freedoms.