Category: USA Service Dog Animal Laws
Written by Paul
Applies to Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs
Accessibility “An individual with a disability is entitled to be accompanied by an assistance dog in places of public accommodations, common carriers, facilities of a health care provider, and all places to which the public is generally invited, without being required to pay an extra charge for the assistance dog; provided, that the individual is liable for any damage done to the premises or facility by the assistance dog.”
Interference Class A misdemeanor
Housing not mentioned
Licenses/Fees fees are waived for Assistance Dogs
Identification not mentioned
Misrepresentation not mentioned
Trainers “A trainer with an assistance dog in training may enter any place of public accommodation, common carrier, facility of a health care provider, and any place to which the public is generally invited, without being required to pay an extra charge for the assistance dog in training, provided . . . trainer notifies an onsite manager that an assistance dog in training is being brought onto the premises . . . wears a photo identification card issued by a nationally recognized dog training program . . .is liable for any damage done to the premises or facility by the assistance dog in training.”
White Cane cautionary statute; no proclamation
Penalties Class A misdemeanor
Summary North Dakota 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, but if the dog causes damage to the premises, the dog user is liable.
White Cane 39-10-33.3(2001); 25-13-03(2001)
North Dakota Century Code, Title 25, Chapter 13, Section 25-13-02.
North Dakota Century Code, Title 25, Chapter 13, Section 25-13-02.1(a, b, c).
Source Guild to Assistance Dog Laws by Assistance Dogs International's