Service Animal Information

Below You Will Find Several Links to Information About Service Dogs, as well as Therapy and Emotional Support Animals.

What Makes An Animal More Than Just A Pet? Service Animals Assist People with Many Types of Disabilities. Learn the difference between Service Dogs, Therapy Animals and Emotional Pets.

ADA Business Brief: Service Animals

ADA Definition of the Term Disability

ADA Act of 1990, Titles I and V

2011 ADA Service Animal Definitions and Rules

ADA GuideADA Helpline 1-800-949-4232

Assistance Dogs Intl, Inc

Belle the Beagle Honored for Saving the Day

C.H.A.M.P. Assistance Dogs

Change Your State Service Animal Access Laws: Letter Template

Commonly asked questions about service animals in places of business

Comprehensive Resource List for PTSD Veterans and Service Dogs

The Delta Society: The Human-Animal Health Connection

Dogs chase nightmares of war away

Dogs for Invisible Disabilities

Dogs go the distance: Program provides service to veterans with PTSD

East Coast Assistance Dogs

Emotional Support Animals in “No Pet” Housing

Fair Housing Information Sheet # 6. Right to Emotional Support Animals in “No Pet” Housing

Freedom Service Dogs

Guardian Angel Service Dogs, Inc

The Guide Horse Foundation

The Human-Animal Health Connection

List of Limitations on Major Life Activities (from psychiatric disabilities)

Mental Health Assistance Dogs

Military Amputees to Get Free Service Dogs

Model (Sample) State Law

No Dogs Allowed? Federal Policies on Access for Service Animals


Paws for Comfort

Paws with a Cause

Project HEAL – Service Dogs for Wounded Warriors

Psychiatric Service Dog Partners

Puppies Behind Bars: Service Dog Program for Veterans

Right to Emotional Support Animal in “No Pet” Housing

SaddleUp! Foundation (Horse Therapy)

Service Dog 411

Service Dog Central

Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD

Settlement Agreement for Motel Regarding Service Animals

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Veterans, PTSD and Psychiatric Service Dogs

What Makes An Animal More Than Just A Pet? Service Animals Assist People with Many Types of Disabilities.

Woman with Cryoglobulinemia and Her Service Dog Bring Hope to Others

What is a Service Dog?
What is a Psychiatric Service Dog?
What is a Mobility Assistance Dog?
What is a Seizure Response Dog?

*UPDATE: 9/15/2010 – “Service animal” definition changed to dogs only (with exception of mini-horses under specific conditions) on 7/23/2010. Final rule published in the Federal Register 9/15/2010, which goes into effect 3/15/2011. NEW ADA Revisions Limit “Service Animals” to Dogs /How was the definition of “service animal” changed July 23, 2010? Final Rule for Title IITitle II Fact Sheet / Text of Revised Title II RegulationFinal Rule for Title IIITitle III Fact SheetText of Revised Title III Regulation/ 2011 Revised Service Animal Definitions and Rules


CBS Evening News with Katie Couric “Freedom Service Dogs.”

CBS NEWS: A Different Kind of Service Dog

CNN: Fmr. Army Captain: Dog saved my life

CNN: Service dogs essential to military

David Letterman: Luis Carlos Montalván and his Service Dog Tuesday

Fmr. Army Captain: Dog saved my life

Service dogs help veterans with PTSD

Service dogs essential to miitary. CNN. May 6, 2011

Service Dogs are Best Buddy for Veterans with PTSD CBS Evening News

Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

Veterans with PTSD using Psychiatric Service Dogs

Veterans with PTSD Talk About Service Dogs and Dog Training


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