It seems like service and emotional support animals are everywhere these days and the ease in which someone can get “certified” raises eyebrows. Is there really an epidemic of people fraudulently using the disability protections to bring Fido to the grocery store or avoid a pet fee? Learn the basics of animal accommodation requests; distinctions between service, assistance, and therapy animals; ways to manage dubious requests; the responsibilities of each party; and how to help avoid costly discrimination claims.
Jessica Hunt, Esq.
August 7, 2019
Section I. Overview of federal protections for individuals living with disabilities in the context of animal accommodation regulations
Section II. Types of Animal Accommodation Requests
Section III. Pre-emption issues
Section IV. Test Your Knowledge
Jessica L. Hunt, Esq.