Department of Justice Posts Guidelines for Service Animals

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) posted a technical assistance document on its website about service animals and the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). DOJ revised its ADA regulations in September 2010 and clarified that under the ADA, dogs trained to work for an individual with a disability meet the requirements for service animal. The guidelines include a discussion of the limited circumstances under which miniature horses may be considered service animals. To read the document, go to http://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm
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