Useful Links

Miscellaneous Links Doris Day Animal League Booklet, Psychiatric Service Dog Society, Wall Street Journal Article and more

The new Title III ADA regulations Tough to read, but if you want to know exactly what the Department of Justice thinks about the rights of people with service animals this is straight from the horse's mouth.  Try searching for service animal so you can skip the less relevant parts.

Department of Justice's FAQ on Service Dogs for Businesses We STRONGLY suggest you keep a few copies of this handy when you're out with a service dog.  We keep copies in our car. It's great for educating businesses on their obligation not only to provide you with access, but also to provide you with identical service as someone without a dog. For example: it explains that they cannot segregate you away from other diners in a restaurant.

The Department of Justice says Certification/Professional Training of Service Dogs is NOT required -- straight from the horse's mouth with a link to the full discussion by the Department of Justice in their Final Rule.

Want your service or emotional support dog to help you at work?  The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a great place to go for more information.  Not only is it comprehensive, but also it is a service provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) so the information is reliable. See Dogs in the Workplace below for specific links regarding dogs at work and more information on JAN.