Question: Should Service Animals Be Allowed Everywhere?

Under the ADA, you are allowed to take your service dog virtually anywhere you are allowed to go.

Your dog is not considered a “pet”.

You are allowed to have your service dog with you in your apartment, restaurants, beaches, airplanes, etc., all without having to pay any extra fees or deposits.

Should emotional support animals be allowed anywhere?

Americans With Disabilities cites that emotional support dogs or animals do not have the training to do specific tasks in assisting a person with disability or impairment, unlike service animals. Hence, the pets may not be allowed to accompany their owner in public places ie. restaurants, stores, hotels.

Are service dogs allowed everywhere?

Under the ADA, you are allowed to take your service dog virtually anywhere you are allowed to go. Your dog is not considered a “pet”. You are allowed to have your service dog with you in your apartment, restaurants, beaches, airplanes, etc., all without having to pay any extra fees or deposits.

Can service animals be left alone?

Service animals must be under the control of their person AT ALL TIMES in order to be allowed to accompany their person into any establishment. This also means that service animals cannot be left alone in hotel rooms when their person leaves.

Can therapy dogs live anywhere?

Because they are specifically trained to directly help their handler, Service/Emotional Support Dogs have the legal right to go everywhere and live in housing even when pets ARE NOT allowed or specific breeds are not allowed.