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Service Animals Forced Agreement

citytypeofguy

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I’m allergic to cats and dogs. If they have service dog, can I still refuse? I can’t provide a safe ride if I’m allergic.

Could I politely decline and explain my situation and help request a new trip for them?
In this case I don’t even want the cancel fee.

They must present the animal as a service animal.
Agreed! But many animals are therapy animals and that’s not service pet. Is there identification they provide? Special collar?
I’m not a pet expert but serverly allergic.
 

Actionjax

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I’m allergic to cats and dogs. If they have service dog, can I still refuse? I can’t provide a safe ride if I’m allergic.

Could I politely decline and explain my situation and help request a new trip for them?
In this case I don’t even want the cancel fee.


Agreed! But many animals are therapy animals and that’s not service pet. Is there identification they provide? Special collar?
I’m not a pet expert but serverly allergic.
All I can say is good luck with that. If you get one you are by law required to take a service animal. Bring yourself a paper face masks if you are worried.
 

citytypeofguy

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All I can say is good luck with that. If you get one you are by law required to take a service animal. Bring yourself a paper face masks if you are worried.
In over 3000 trips I’ve never encountered it. But that’s solid advice! I’ll get 3M mask and keep in glove compartment and pray I don’t have allergic reaction if it happens. I would speak with the person requesting at arrival and explain, it they are persistent I would take them and pray for the best lol but I think someone with a service animal would understand they don’t want to impede on the drivers health, that’s a safety issue overall
 

citytypeofguy

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I would hope that when they order it would be assist. If you are on assist your best bet is to remove yourself off that option.
I am not on uberassist solely for that reason , but if the person requesting understands my condition I would kindly recommend them to order Uber assist.

Thanks for the mask advice I never thought to think of that but it is a good thing to have just in case.
 

AJsh

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With Lyft you have to take the pet no matter what cos you can’t ask for documentation. Atleast with Uber you have the option of asking to see the documentation. If they don’t have one, then that’s it.
 

citytypeofguy

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With Lyft you have to take the pet no matter what cos you can’t ask for documentation. Atleast with Uber you have the option of asking to see the documentation. If they don’t have one, then that’s it.
Can you post the link providing that you must take it for lyft? I’m contractor I have a say who and what comes in my car
 

Actionjax

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I am not on uberassist solely for that reason , but if the person requesting understands my condition I would kindly recommend them to order Uber assist.

Thanks for the mask advice I never thought to think of that but it is a good thing to have just in case.
I would say have both a mask and disposable rubber gloves. So when you wipe down the seats you don't aggravate the situation. It's not the dog itself most have an issue with. It's the dander that floats in the air and makes contact with the skin. Poodles are ok long as they don't lick you. They have hair and not fur. That's what I have been told.

My sister has a service animal and it always has it's vest on as it's more of a pain when security in a mall or in any place that serves food will question unless they see it. It's just common sense for her.
 

citytypeofguy

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I would say have both a mask and disposable rubber gloves. So when you wipe down the seats you don't aggravate the situation. It's not the dog itself most have an issue with. It's the dander that floats in the air and makes contact with the skin. Poodles are ok long as they don't lick you. They have hair and not fur. That's what I have been told.

My sister has a service animal and it always has it's vest on as it's more of a pain when security in a mall or in any place that serves food will question unless they see it. It's just common sense for her.
Awesome to know! I have the rubber gloves in my trunk incase I get the luck of a puker! Hahah I will buy a second pair and a 3M mask forsure.
Thanks for the tips:cool:
 

CDNcrippler1

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I’m allergic to cats and dogs. If they have service dog, can I still refuse? I can’t provide a safe ride if I’m allergic.

Could I politely decline and explain my situation and help request a new trip for them?
In this case I don’t even want the cancel fee.


Agreed! But many animals are therapy animals and that’s not service pet. Is there identification they provide? Special collar?
I’m not a pet expert but serverly allergic.
You didn’t read it? You CANNOT refuse bud
 

Deoxlar

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What if I see dog and just keep driving. There's no proof that I refused service animal then.
 

CDNcrippler1

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If you drive right by what are they really going to be able to say? I've taken small dogs and even a kitten before, but I don't give a shit. If someone thinks they're hopping in my car with a german shepard they can &%$@!* right off for bus fare.
lol must be new. Too rare that pax is standing on curb homie
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