How Much Do You Know About Assistance Dogs And Etiquette?

10 Questions
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How much do you know about Assistance Dogs and etiquette? Australian based. (This quiz is not to be taken as legal advice. )

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When meeting somebody with an Assistance Dog, you should...
    • A. 

      Hold your hand out for the dog to sniff it before interacting with the person or dog further.

    • B. 

      Tell the dog to sit.

    • C. 

      Speak to the person.

    • D. 

      Ask to pat the dog.

    • E. 

      Talk to the dog but don't touch it.

  • 2. 
    Breeds used as Assistance Dogs are...
    • A. 

      Only Labradors and Golden Retrievers.

    • B. 

      Only large dogs.

    • C. 

      Only pure bred dogs.

    • D. 

      Can be any breed or size.

    • E. 

      Only small dogs.

  • 3. 
    You're walking your pet dog and you see a person with an Assistance Dog in vest or harness walking towards you. You should...
    • A. 

      Only allow your dog to approach the Assistance Dog if the Assistance Dog isn't a Guide Dog and the handler isn't vision impaired.

    • B. 

      Make sure your dog is sitting and calm before allowing it to meet the Assistance Dog.

    • C. 

      Introduce yourself and ask if your dogs can meet each other.

    • D. 

      Not allow your dog to interact with the Assistance Dog.

    • E. 

      Only allow your dog to sniff the other dog, but not play with it.

  • 4. 
    Only Guide Dogs are allowed in places where food is consumed, such as restaurants.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 5. 
    Assistance Dogs can travel with their handler in/on...
    • A. 

      Only on trains and buses.

    • B. 

      Trains, buses, taxis, boats and planes.

    • C. 

      Only on taxis, trains and buses.

    • D. 

      Only on trains.

    • E. 

      Only on buses.

  • 6. 
    A person must be physically disabled to have an Assistance Dog.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 7. 
    It's only ok to pat an Assistance Dog when...
    • A. 

      The dog is resting with it's vest/harness on.

    • B. 

      The dog is resting with it's vest/harness off.

    • C. 

      The owner of the Assistance Dog isn't watching.

    • D. 

      The owner of the Assistance Dog offers.

    • E. 

      You have let the owner of the Assistance Dog know that you want to pat the dog.

  • 8. 
    A Guide Dog is a type of Assistance Dog.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 9. 
    It depends on the type of Assistance Dog it is as to whether it's allowed by law to stay in a hotel with it's disabled owner.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 10. 
    The law says that Assistance Dog handlers must phone ahead and let staff know they have an Assistance Dog if they intend to...
    • A. 

      Stay in a hotel.

    • B. 

      Eat in a restaurant.

    • C. 

      Catch a local bus.

    • D. 

      A, B and C.

    • E. 

      None of the above.