Service Animals: Policy & Procedure

Tuesday, April 16, 2002


What is the definition of a service animal? Is a service animal the same as a companion animal or thera-pet? Does a public accommodation have to allow for an individual with two service animals? This session will discuss saome of the issues involving access for individuals with disabilities using service animals in places of public accommodations ands housing. We will reference the HUD guidelines and DOJ guidance along with case law.


Philip Breen Special Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice