How Much Do You Know About Assistance Dogs And Etiquette?

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How Much Do You Know About Assistance Dogs And Etiquette?

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


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.