Service Dog Fraud

It Takes an Extraordinary Dog…

“It takes an extraordinary dog to give someone an ordinary life.” – Katelynne Steinke and NEADS Service Dog Jones

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NEADS Supports New DOT Rules for Flying with Service Dogs

NEADS has long called for the critical need for a nationally recognized, legitimate Service Dog certification to prevent Service Dog fraud. On December 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation…

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DOT Seeks Public Comment about Amending the Air Carrier Access Act

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking input on its regulations for traveling with service animals during a 45-day public commenting period. The goal of their revisions is to ensure…

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Why We Need National Certification to Address Service Dog Fraud

Recent stories about Service Dog fraud and peacocks on airplanes highlight the critical need for a nationally recognized, legitimate Service Dog certification. The Air Carrier Access Act combined with the…

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New Requirements for Delta Airlines Passengers Traveling with Service Dogs and Support Animals – Our Take

Delta Airlines recently made the news with its new travel documentation requirements for customers traveling with service and support animals. According to a statement released by Delta, “this comes as…

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The Boston Globe: No support for fake service animals

Boston Globe Editorial: We increasingly face a menagerie in public places, part of a trend that suggests person and pet are inseparable. Animal lovers grow bolder by the day, often…

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