ON DEMAND: Service Animals: What You Need to Know

Gain a basic understanding of legal rights and responsibilities involved in the use of service and emotional support animals. This presentation will focus on various laws, such as the ADA, Section 504, and the Fair Housing Act, as they relate to service dogs and emotional support animals in business establishments and housing.

Class covers:

  • Is there a difference between a service animal and an emotional support animal?
  • What kinds of animals qualify as service animals?
  • Where can you take a service or emotional support animal?
  • What can I do if an establishment refuses to allow me to bring in my service or emotional support animal?
  • What happens if your service or emotional support animal is disruptive?


Presented by:

Autumn Elliott, Senior Counsel, Disability Rights California (https://www.disabilityrightsca.org/)

Christopher H. Knauf, Director of Litigation, Disability Rights Legal Center (https://thedrlc.org/)

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 LA Law Library does not provide legal advice: LA Law Library does not provide legal advice.  LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service.  The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons.  For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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