Restaurant Etiquette

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Restaurants in California now have the option to allow pet dogs in outdoor dining or patio areas.

The new policy provides the restaurant operator or owner with guidelines to follow if they decide they would like to allow pet dogs in the outdoor dining or patio area of the restaurant. Only pet dogs may be permitted. Other animals are not covered by the new policy. The exclusion or permission of pet dogs from outdoor dining or patio areas is at the discretion of the business operator or owner, however, they must follow these guidelines.

Pet dogs may be allowed in the outdoor dining or patio area of a food facility

If the following requirements are met: