Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace in California
California expanded the definition of support animal in 2016 and removed training requirements. California law is more expansive than federal law when it comes to the rights that disabled employees have to bring ESAs into the workplace. That protection increased when the Department of Fair Employment and Housing regulations were amended effective April 1, 2016 […]
Service Dog Letter For Landlords: Why You Don’t Need One
Service Dogs and Their Rights Service dogs, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, have numerous rights. The ADA protects the rights of those with disabilities from discrimination, and give service animals the right to perform their duties so those with disabilities can participate in everyday life. Service animals, such as dogs and miniature horses, are […]
Service Dog Registration Guide
Service dogs are an amazing medical tool and are often underutilized due to a confusion in Service Dog regulations. We will go through what a service dog is, who can qualify to have a service dog, where you are allowed to take your service dog, and the benefits of completing your service dog registration. If […]
Disabilities that Qualify you for a Service Dog
If you have a physical, emotional, or mental disorder, then you will most likely qualify for a service dog. Below are the laws and a list of mental, emotional, and physical disabilities that may qualify you for a service dog.
Can a Landlord Reject a Service Dog or ESA Based on Breed?
Why are there issues with dog breeds and housing? According to an article published by NIMH, younger adults tend to believe that landlords and property managers discriminate against their animals, specifically if they have large dogs or dogs of a specific breed. Many would also speak of how properties that did accept pets would be […]
How to Register a Dog as a Service Dog in Texas
The State of Texas has enacted their own laws to protect service dogs and their owners from discrimination and exclusion. Learn how to fight for your rights a service dog owner in Texas.