Some Do’s & Dont’s When Meeting A guide Dog
Don't give the dog commands. Only it’s master can do so.
Don't walk on the dog's left side as it may become distracted or confused.
Do walk on the owner's right side but several paces behind him.
Don't attempt to grab or steer the person while the dog is guiding him or her attempt to hold the dog's harness.
Do ask if the owner needs your assistance and, if so, offer your left arm.
Don't give the dog table scraps. Do respect the master's need to give the dog a balanced diet and to maintain its good habits.
Don't allow children to tease or abuse the dog.
Do allow it to rest undisturbed.
Don't allow your pets to challenge or intimidate a guide dog..
If permission is granted, Don't pat the dog on the head. Do stroke the dog on the shoulder area.
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