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What are the laws in Lawrence as well as the state regarding people taking dogs or other pets into stores? I was at World Market and a woman had a little dog on a leash in the food section. I also saw dogs in the child section of the shopping cart at Hy-Vee twice in the last month.


According to the Kansas Food Code, live animals may not be allowed on the premises of a food establishment. Exceptions are made for patrol dogs accompanied by police or security officers. Service animals assisting a disabled person are also allowed in areas that are not used for food preparation but are usually opened to customers.

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