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Dogs on the school grounds

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updated on 6 August 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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If you're deciding whether to allow dogs on your school site, read up on the relevant rules here, including health and safety law, Public Spaces Protection Orders, and equality law.

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Contents

  1. 1 Use 'common sense' to ensure health and safety
  2. 2 You must accommodate guide dogs
  3. 3 Dogs can be banned from public spaces
  4. 4 Carry out a risk assessment
  5. 5 Paperwork and insurance
  6. 6 Considerations when using therapy and literacy dogs
  7. 7 Dealing with dogs outside the school grounds

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