The Deal with Dogs: Unleashing Workplace Solutions to Service and Assistance Animals
Knowing what to do when animals show up at your workplace–whether with employees, applicants or customers–can be doggone confusing! In this vignette-based video, Littler teams up with Canine Companions for Independence® to provide simple strategies that meet legal standards and address practical considerations when service or assistance animals are brought to your place of business.
In The Deal with Dogs, a panel of legal and industry professionals provide practical guidelines to follow, including:
- Understanding what legal requirements apply to service and assistance (aka "emotional support" or "comfort") animals
- What to do–and say–when a guest, customer or visitor brings an animal into a public space controlled by your business
- Proper handling of an employee’s request for an assistance animal as a reasonable accommodation
- The importance of training in the development of a skilled service animal
If your business has ever been hounded by questions on how to handle an animal at work in your workplace environment or place of business, The Deal with Dogs is the perfect companion for your workplace training efforts!