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Detailed Discussion of Assistance Animal Laws by Rebecca F. Wisch

Evolving Functions of Service and Therapy Animals and the Implications for Public Accommodation Access Rules, by John Ensminger and Frances Breitkopf, Animal Legal & Historical Center (2008).

Table of Assistance Animal Laws (shows different categories for types of laws dealing with assistance animals with links to those laws)

Map of State Assistance Animal Laws

Table of Cases Dealing with Assistance Animals/Service Dogs

New! Change to Federal Rules regarding Pet Ownership for the Elderly and Persons With Disabilities - 73 FR 63834-01

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U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division's Commonly Asked Questions About Service Animals -