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|State Has Laws Regarding:
Statute Regarding Accessibility: Title 11, section 1024 A-G (1994)
Locations Allowed: All streets, highways, walkways, common carriers, public lodging
places, public eating places, public amusements and all other places to which the general
public is invited. In zoos and wildlife parks, on public walkways or sidewalks and other
areas that al)low for physical barriers between dogs and animals.
Statute Regarding Interference: 11-1024 (F) (1994) 13-2910 (2002)
Interference Includes: Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a
class 1 misdemeanor.
Identification Requirements: Laminated identification card.
Trainers Allowed With Dogs: 11-1024 (1994) same as trained dogs.
Trainers Requirements: 11-1024 (1994) Any person working in conjunction with an
Assistance Dog training school, including salaried and volunteer trainers.
White Cane Law Statute: 11-1024 (D) (1994)
Killing or Injury to Dog: 13-2910 (2002) A person commits cruelty to animals if the person
recklessly interferes with, kills or harms a working or service animal without either legal
privilege or consent of the owner and is liable for the replacement and training costs of the
working or service animal and for any veterinary bills.
Summary of Law: Arizona law guarantees a blind, deaf or physically disabled person has
the legal right to be accompanied by a specially trained dog in all public accomodations and
on all common carriers. No extra charge can be levied because of the dog's presence, but
hte dog user is liable for any damage the dog might cause to the premises. The dog user
may be requested to identify the dog by exhibiting the dog's laminated identification card.
Dogs may be excluded from zoos or wildlife parks. Any zoo or wild animal park that
prohibits guide dogs shall provide without cost adequate facilities for the temporary
confinement of guide dogs.
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