Understanding helper dogs



There is a big difference in a service animal and a therapy animal. Ms. Fagan (Acorn, Oct. 6) cites to the Americans with Disabilities Act that service animals are “not legally required to wear any identification, nor are their owners required to carry any documents showing their animal’s special status.”
What she fails to explain is that under the federal ADA, a business is allowed to ask, “Is it a service animal required because of a disability” and “What t...

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