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Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

Learn more about both Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals via the ADA National Network HERE

Animal Therapy

Puppies Train to Become Service Dogs

At 4 weeks old, puppies start flicking on light switches, pushing buttons on handicapped doors, and pulling off socks.


Animal Therapy

SF Resident Petitions Muni After He and His Service Dog Are Kicked Off Public Transit

On the afternoon of Saturday October 29, Tad Tadesse was riding a San Francisco cable car with his pit bull service dog Rosie, when a San Francisco Police Department officer and a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) supervisor asked Tadesse to leave the cable car with his dog. 24 more words


Real or Fake -- What Difference Does it Make?

Real or Fake — What Difference Does it Make?

By Marianne McKiernan, contributing writer


We are a nation of pet lovers. According to the American Pet Products Association, in 2015 65% of U.S. 1,457 more words

Assistance Dogs

Man With Guide Dog Kicked Out Of Popeyes, Told 'No Pets Allowed'

Guide dogs and other service dogs are not pets, and federal law protects their right to go anywhere that their owners are allowed to be. Yet the owner of a Popeyes restaurant in Brooklyn wasn’t clear on that concept, and used the “no pets” policy to kick a blind man and aspiring chicken-orderer out of the establishment. 303 more words

Retail Services

Keeping Cal Poly safe

Cal Poly K-9s go to class

Xello, is one of two newly initiated K-9 members of the Cal Poly University Police Department.  He specializes in finding, saving and protecting Cal poly students. 167 more words

Service Animals

Furry Friends and Helpers

I’m sure we’ve all seen memes that say the best therapist has four legs and fur. When I’ve been feeling cranky, I have occasionally written responses to the people who post them. 793 more words

Mental Health