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Services Animals: The Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state laws protect individuals with disabilities who utilize service animals to enter public entities and place of employment. Due to the ignorance or confusion about the law and the use of these animals, US Department of Justice (DOJ) has provided new guidelines about service animals. This menu tab will provide a link to the DOJ's website and the link to Service Animals Allowed guide. Revised ADA definition of "Service Animal" from the Department of Justice: http://www.ada.gov/regs2010/factsheets/title2_factsheet.html
- ADA Business Brief: Service Animals
- ADA Revised Requirements: Service Animals (.html version) | (pdf version)
- Assistance Dogs International Programs for Missouri
- Etiquette - Canine Companions for Independence
Provides information on how to act around a service dog.
- Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA
- International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP): Assistance Dog Laws and Legal Resources
The International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP) includes information on access issues including court cases and a guide to state, national, and international laws related to service dogs.
- United States Department of Justice - Americans with Disabilities Act
- US Dept of Justice: Commonly Asked Questions About Service Animals in Places of Business