Infographic: Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

Infographic titled 'Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals' featuring a photo of two dogs.

Service Animals & Emotional Support Animals are Not The Same.
Service Animals are covered by the ADA to bring into public establishments, Emotional Support Animals are not.
Both Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals are allowed in apartments and condos with a 'no pet' policy.
Service Animals are Specially trained, Emotional Support Animals are not.
The Primary function of an Emotional Support Animal is to provide support through companionship.
Neither Service Animals or Emotional Support Animals must be certified or registered.

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