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ADI Guide to Assistance Dog Laws

An international legal access guide for the USA, Australia, Canada (all provinces), Japan, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

The guide is an introduction to laws relating to Assistance Dogs, their users, and their trainers. The guide offers information in 11 summarized categories.

  • Accessibility
  • Interference
  • Housing
  • Licenses/Fees
  • Identification
  • Misrepresentation
  • Trainers
  • “White Cane”
  • Injury to Dogs
  • Penalties
  • Other-a few states have special categories, such as provision for quarantine or exclusion from a zoo or wildlife park
  • Summary

It is planned to update the Guide in 2013 to include more countries.