Under the current law, guide dog and assistance dog
owners have rights under the Equality Act 2010.
The Williamses, involved with the charity Dog AID, had a black Labrador assistance dog
at the time of the visit but now have Cadi, a trainee fox red Labrador, to help with his health issues.
Under this legislation, taxi drivers are duty-bound to take passengers with assistance dogs
An attack on an assistance dog
resulting in injury will be treated as an aggravated offence with a maximum penalty of three years in prison or an unlimited fine, or both.
Under the Equality Act, guide dog and other assistance dog
owners have the right to enter the majority of services, premises and vehicles with their dog.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind; Pet Partners; State Police K-9 Unit; Bed Bug Detection Dogs; Therapy Dogs; Special Assistance Dogs
The charity Canine Partners, who provide assistance dogs
for the disabled, are holding a huge fundraising event on Sunday.
The fear of hypoglycaemia in children and young people with diabetes can be great (Haugstvedt et al, 2010) and a medical alert assistance dog
for diabetes can be a useful adjunct to the usual treatment modalities.
Situation Carol, who had her assistance dog
Flora with her, took charge of the situation because of her years of first aid experience.
The figures arrive as MPs discuss the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill, which would make an attack on an assistance dog
an aggravated offence, and also make it an offence for a dog to be dangerously out of control when there is "reasonable concern" that it will injure an assistance dog
such as a guide dog.
The former Home Secretary, who had been invited by Channel 4, arrived at the stadium with his assistance dog
Tory Sir Peter Bottomley added: "An assistance dog
is a working dog, too.
People who have limited mobility can be helped through the gift of an assistance dog
Not only is this a fun story for kids of all abilities; it does a terrific job of showing how Chloe's classmates come to respect the role of an assistance dog
, something many able-bodied people don't understand.
Vickie', a Guild Dogs for the Blind trained Labrador, escorted her visually handicapped owner of just three months, Lin Chave, to the airport and onto the aircraft to become the first approved assistance dog
in the south west of England to use the European Pet Travel scheme.