Thursday, October 10, 2013

Impostor service animals posing growing problem

There's a growing problem for those who use service animals--fake service dogs are making business owners more suspicious of the real thing. While it's a federal crime under ADA law to pretend an animal is a service animal, some people still buy vests or identification cards online and then claim they are using a service animal--when they are not. But the Associated Press reports that prosecutions are rare. Read the full story here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I believe the problem is that there isn't a requirement to show proof that the animal is a service animal.