Category: USA Service Dog Animal Laws
Written by Paul
Applies to Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs
Accessibility “. . . any street, highway, sidewalk, walkway, any common carrier, airplane, motor vehicle, railroad train, motor bus, streetcar, boat, or any other public conveyance or mode of transportation, hotel, motel, or other place of lodging, public building maintained by any unit or subdivision of government, building to which the general public is invited, college dormitory and other educational facility, restaurant or other place where food is offered for sale to the public, or any other place of public accommodation, amusement, convenience, or resort to which the general public or any classification of persons from the general public is regularly, normally, or customarily invited.”
Housing “A landlord shall not deny or terminate a tenancy to a blind, deaf, or physically handicapped person because of the guide, signal, or service dog of such person unless such dogs are specifically prohibited in the rental agreement entered into prior to November 1, 1985.”
Licenses/Fees not mentioned
Identification “A dog used by a deaf or hard-of-hearing person shall be required to wear an orange identifying collar.”
Misrepresentation not mentioned
Trainers same rights as disabled person
White Cane cautionary statute; no proclamation
Summary Oklahoma law requires that a specially trained Assistance Dog be allowed to accompany a blind, deaf, or physically handicapped 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.
Accessibility 7-19.1(1998); 41-113.1(1985)
Interference 7-19.2(1985); 41-113.1(1985)
White Cane 7-12(2002)
Oklahoma Statutes, Title 7, Chapter 7, Section 19.1(B).
Oklahoma Statutes, Title 41, Section 113.1.
Oklahoma Statutes, Title 7, Chapter 7, Section 19.1(C).
Source Guild to Assistance Dog Laws by Assistance Dogs International's