About person with a physical disability assistance dog
Person with a physical disability assistance dog is guide dog, service dog, three kinds of dogs of deaf person's dog. Assistance dog is intended that we promote independence and society participation of person with impaired body not pet and receives special training based on law and is authorized dog.
1. Guide dog
We support comfortable walk by security of the visually impaired. He/she tells user obstacle, corner, step. We put "harness" (trunk ring).
2. Service dog
He/she supports everyday life movement of physically handicapped. We perform opening and shutting of refrigerator and drawer to pick up thing, and to hand, assistance of putting on and taking off clothes. We turn on indication that we wrote as "service dog".
3. Deaf person's dog
We recognize sound to hearing person with a disability and derive to teaching, sound source. He/she tells chime sound of the entrance, FAX ringtone, kitchen timer, crying, emergency bell of baby. We turn on indication that we wrote as "deaf person's dog".
About acceptance of person with a physical disability assistance dog
When person with a physical disability is accompanied by assistance dog, as a general rule, in neither public institution nor private enterprise facility which hotel and restaurant, supermarket, many and unspecified including hospital use, we can refuse.
Please refer to the following homepages for the person with a physical disability assistance dog method.
hojo dog homepage
(Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare society, War Victims' Relief Bureau obstacle health Welfare Division Planning Division area life support room)
hojo dog leaflets are this
If we see assistance dog in town
When we are accompanied by assistance dog which person with impaired body added harness and indication to, assistance dog is "we work". You call out to assistance dog and give food, and please do not touch. Assistance dog cannot concentrate on work and cannot derive assistance dog user safely. I would like your understanding and cooperation.
Guidance of consultation counter
In the prefecture, we establish consultation desk about person with a physical disability assistance dog and accept consultation about companion and use of assistance dog and teach necessary advice and introduce related organizations as needed.
(consultation counter about Saga person with a physical disability assistance dog)
Disabled Persons Welfare Division area life support charge