This week service animal regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) were updated regarding dogs being placed in shopping carts, which is no longer permitted.
The FAQs, in answering whether service dogs can be placed in shopping carts, reads:
Generally, the dog must stay on the floor, or the person must carry the dog. For example, if a person with diabetes has a glucose alert dog, he may carry the dog in a chest pack so it can be close to his face to allow the dog to smell his breath to alert him of a change in glucose levels.
The full FAQs are available on ADA.gov.
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