Legal Rights & Responsibilities

​​The laws governing Service Dogs and ESAs can be complicated to understand, whether you're a business wanting to comply with the law or an individual with a disability considering a service dog. ​

Listed below are the most reliable sources for information. I know it's a lot of legalese, but I will be posting straightforward guides to understanding your rights and responsibilities soon. ​

If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact me!

Resources:

Fraudulent Service Dog Laws by State

 

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

  • Best practices for landlords to comply with the FHA when assessing accommodation requests involving animals.

  • Guidance for individuals with disabilities requesting a reasonable accommodation for a Service Dog or ESA.

Department of Justice Frequently Asked Questions About Service Dogs & the ADA

State Service Dog Laws

Department of Transportation Frequently Asked Questions

  • For the Air Carrier Access Act, regarding flying with service dogs and ESAs.