Skip to comments.Florida VA boots disorderly veteran. (disorderly?)
Posted on 05/22/2014 6:30:46 AM PDT by armydawg505
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Several combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder were denied access to a Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Viera because their service dogs apparently didnt have the proper paperwork.
The vets were rebuffed by security officers. But when they refused to leave the situation nearly spiraled out of control.
Rory Dobis, founder of Paws 4 Boots, told Watchdog.org that he was attempting to assist several veterans in acclimating their dogs to the VA facility where they regularly come to receive physical and mental health treatment.
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There is no such thing as “proper paperwork” for a service animal. There is no government agency in charge of licensing them.
I think if the animal has a service harness, it is an ADA issue to deny admittance.
No, it has nothing to do with a special harness, paperwork, breed, tricks, patches, pedigree, certification, government approved training program, etc. http://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm
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