Alaska Service Dog Laws

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Definitions

Under driver duty law:

“Service animal” means a dog guide or other animal that assists a physically disabled person to function as a pedestrian.
S. 09.65.150

Under rights interference law:

“Certified service animal” means an animal trained to assist a physically or mentally challenged person and certified by a school or training facility for service animals as having completed such training.

A.S. 11.76.130

Under interference with the training of a service animal law:

“In training to be a service animal” means being in the pre-training or training period as required under a program administered through a school, agency, or other training facility for service animals whose goal is to certify the animal as being able to assist physically or mentally challenged persons.

A.S. 11.76.133

Accommodation Law

Interference with rights of person using service animal:

A person commits the crime of interference with the rights of a physically or mentally challenged person if he or she intentionally prevents or restricts  a physically or mentally challenged person from being accompanied or assisted by a certified service animal in a common carrier/place of public accommodation.

Interference with the rights of a physically or mentally challenged person is a class B misdemeanor.
S. 11.76.130
Interference with training of service animal:
A person commits the offense of interference with the training of a service animal if he or she intentionally prevents or restricts a person who is authorized to train a service animal from being accompanied by an animal that is identified as being in training to be a service animal.
Interference with the training of a service animal is a violation.
S. 11.76.133

Interference with training of service animal:
A person commits the offense of interference with the training of a service animal if he or she intentionally prevents or restricts a person who is authorized to train a service animal from being accompanied by an animal that is identified as being in training to be a service animal.

Interference with the training of a service animal is a violation.
S. 11.76.133

Driving Law

The driver of a vehicle approaching a physically disabled pedestrian who is using a service animal must take precautions to avoid injury to the pedestrian or the service animal. A driver who fails to take necessary precautions and causes injury to the pedestrian/service animal is liable for the injury or damage caused.
S. 09.65.150