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I-Team: Fake Service Dogs May Pose Real Problems

Eyewitness News exposes phony service dogs that some say are putting people at risk.

01/17/2014

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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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Penn Veterinarians Doing Free Eye Exams For Service Dogs

Veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania say they will conduct free eye examinations next month for service dogs.

04/16/2013

(Gov. Corbett cuddles a service dog-in-training at today's ceremonial signing.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Corbett: New Pa. Law Will Help Protect Guide Dogs From Harm

The governor notes that guide dogs for the blind and other service dogs are trained not to fight back.

08/08/2012

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Defining A Service Animal

Though not defined as service animals, businesses must accommodate the use of miniature horses provided they are housebroken and the animal’s task is directly related to the individual’s disability, like pulling a wheelchair.

05/08/2012

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