How People With Fake Service Dogs Create Real Problems For People Who Truly Need Them

How People With Fake Service Dogs Create Real Problems For People Who Truly Need Them

Service animals are vital companions to people with disabilities, diligently and selflessly helping them to live their lives with as much freedom as possible, and protecting them from harm. However, some people abuse the system and lie about their dog being a service dog, or get dubious certificates claiming they need ’emotional support’ based on the flimsiest of reasons. Remember the emotional support peacock? Show Full Text This service dog trainer decided to vent her frustration about the situation, and used her experience and expertise to illustrate the difference between an actual, properly…continue reading →
Giant Emotional Support Peacock Denied Seat On Flight, And Here’s How Internet Reacts

Giant Emotional Support Peacock Denied Seat On Flight, And Here’s How Internet Reacts

Emotional support animals are companions that a medical professional has prescribed as helpful to someone with a disability. These animals are usually dogs, and can fly aboard planes with their humans. But this woman had different ideas, and brought along her emotional support peacock for her flight to L.A. from Newark Airport. Show Full Text Needless to say, it didn’t go well. Despite being warned three times that Dexter the peacock would not be allowed to travel with her, conceptual artist Ventiko showed up at the airport anyway. Dexter was promptly turned away…continue reading →