Service Animals

("Nero" gets an eye exam from Dr. Gus Aguirre at Penn Vet.   Photo by John McDevitt)

At Penn Vet This Month, Free Eye Exams For Service Dogs

“We want to check the puppies before a huge effort is spent in training,” explains Dr. Gus Aguirre.

05/20/2015

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Service Animals Now Allowed On NJ School Buses

Gov. Chris Christie signed the measure into law on Monday.

03/24/2015

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Service Animals Must Meet Legal Definition

The Department of Justice has said that animals not trained to perform any specific tasks are not considered service animals, even if they provide comfort for those in need.

01/08/2014

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Legal Definition Of ‘Support’ Animal

The Department of Transportation has stated that support animals must be allowed on planes – even animals who aid people with emotional problems like depression or anxiety.

02/27/2013