Who Let the Dogs Out: Service Dogs in Museums Virtual Presentation April 13


Posted on 12/01/2020
Who Let the Dogs Out: Service Dogs in Museums Virtual Presentation on April 13

The presentation is free, but pre-registration is required.  Register here

At any given time, there are approximately 50,000 service dogs assisting their disabled handlers in the United States. Service dogs and their handlers should be welcomed into museums, but how do we balance public access and collections care without excluding service dogs and the handlers that depend on them? How should staff and volunteers interact with service dog teams, and should issues arise, how should they best be handled? At its basis, this program is about the legal definitions of service dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals, what questions can be asked of a service dog handler, what expectations are realistic for a service dog, and how to react when those expectations are not met.

Join speaker Brandi Coyner and her dog for Who Let the Dogs Out: Service Dogs in Museums. The presentation will be presented on the Zoom Platform.