Category: USA Service Dog Animal Laws
Written by Paul
Applies to Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs
Accessibility “. . . streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings, public facilities, other public places, places of public accommodation, amusement and resort and other places to which the public is invited.”
Interference “Any person, firm, corporation, or the agent of any person, firm or corporation, who denies or interferes with the exercise of the rights recognized in K.S.A. 39-1101, 39-1102, 39-1107, 39-1108 or 39-1109, and amendments thereto, is guilty of a misdemeanor.”
Housing “. . . shall have the right to be accompanied by a guide dog . . . in the acquisition and use of rental, residential housing and in the purchase and use of residential housing without being required to pay an extra charge for the guide dog, except that such person shall be liable for any damage done to the premises or facilities by such dog.”
Identification “ . . . person with a disability may produce for the employee or person responsible for such place an identification card or letter conforming to the [specific] requirements.”
Trainers “Any professional trainer, from a recognized training center, of an assistance dog, while engaged in the training of such dog, shall have the right to be accompanied by such dog in or upon any of the places listed in K.S.A. 39-1101 . . . without . . .[paying] an extra charge for such dog. Such trainer shall be liable for any damage done to the premises of facilities by such dog.”
White Cane precautionary statute; White Cane Safety Day is October 15.
Injury to Dog Class A nonperson misdemeanor
Summary Kansas law requires that a specially trained Assistance Dog be allowed to accompany a blind, deaf, or physically disabled person or trainer to all public accommodations and common carriers. Extra charges cannot be made due to the presence of the dog.
Accessibility 39-1102(2003); 39-1103(2003); 39-1104(1969); 39-1107(2003);39-1108(2003); 39-1109(2003)
Housing 39-1102(2003); 39-1107(2003); 39-1108(2003)
White Cane 8-1542(1974); 39-1104(1969)
Injury to Dog 21-4318(c)(2003)
Kansas Statutes, Chapter 39, Article 11, Section 39-1104(d).
Kansas Statutes, Chapter 39, Article 11, Section 39-1103.
Kansas Statutes, Chapter 39, Article 11, Sections 39-1102, 1107, 1108.
Kansas Statutes, Chapter 39, Article 11, Section 39-1101.
Kansas Statutes, Chapter 39, Article 11, Section 39-1109.
Source Guild to Assistance Dog Laws by Assistance Dogs International's