Scientists have proven that dogs recognize and react to human emotion. But can science answer how dogs can detect and warn people about oncoming seizures, diabetic emergencies and cancer? 519 more words
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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A study done by the University of Arizona estimates that about one percent of people with disabilities have some kind of service dog to help them in life or, in some cases, to warn them of health conditions. 75 more words
A bill that would make it a second-degree misdemeanor to pass your family pet off as a service animal made it through its first committee hearing on Tuesday with a unanimous vote. 286 more words
DENVER — It takes hard work, dedication and years of training to become a service dog, but imposters are giving good dogs a bad name. A FOX31 Denver investigation found dozens of websites selling service animal certifications, animal vets and ID cards to pet owners so they can take their furry friends into restaurants, malls and airplanes. 680 more words
DENVER — Service pets are a lifeline for people with disabilities.
But a FOX31 Denver investigation found there is an increase in the number of people buying a license or certification that allows them to take their animal inside restaurants and on airplanes for free. 629 more words