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Wisconsin
 
 
Applies to Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs
 
Accessibility “. . . any place of public accommodation, amusement or recreation, including any inn, hotel, restaurant, eating place, barber shop, billiard parlor, store, public conveyance on land or water, theater, motion picture house, public education institution or elevator.”
 
Interference “No person who is an owner, lessor, proprietor, manager, superintendent, agent or employee . . . [may deny access to] a blind, deaf or mobility-impaired person for the reason that the person is being led by a dog specially trained, or being trained, to lead blind or deaf persons or to provide support for mobility-impaired persons.”
 
Housing not mentioned
 
Licenses/Fees Persons owning specially trained dogs receive a free dog license annually.
 
Identification harness or a leash and special cape; credentials issued by a school for training dogs for the blind, deaf, or mobility-impaired
 
Misrepresentation not mentioned
 
Trainers “The person has presented, for inspection, credentials issued by a school for training dogs for the blind, deaf or mobility-impaired. . . ” allowed same rights as Assistance Dog owners.

White Cane cautionary statute; no proclamation

Penalties “Any person violating sub (1) may be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned not more than 30 days or both.”
 
Summary Wisconsin law requires that a specially trained Assistance Dog be allowed to accompany a blind, deaf, or mobility-impaired 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 174.056(1985)
 
Interference 174.056 (1)(2)(1985)
 
Licenses/Fees 174.055(1985)
 
Identification 174.056(1)(a)(1985)
 
Trainers 174.056(1)(1985)
 
White Cane 346.26(1978)
 
Penalties 174.056(1985)
 
Wisconsin Chapter 174, Section 174.056(1).
 
Wisconsin Chapter 174, Section 174.056(1).
 
Wisconsin Chapter 174, Section 174.056(1b).
 
Wisconsin Chapter 174, Section 174.056(2).
Source Guild to Assistance Dog Laws by Assistance Dogs International's

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