Rescue of the Miners in Chile

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“SERVICE ANIMAL”

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Service animals are animals that have been specially trained to carry out activities for people with various disabilities. Dogs have been known to be main service animals even though monkeys, birds and horses have been documented. Laws about service dogs are provided by various state laws such as housing act, air carrier act ADA etc. .With proper training, Such animals can assist mitigate various disabilities by performing tasks such as directing a wheelchair, guiding the blind, guiding the deaf, alerting people with seizures, reminding mentally sick people to take their drugs, pick objects that are out of their person’s reach, opening and closing doors, turning light switches off and on, barking to indicate that help is needed and the tasks are endless. Allen, K., & Blascovich. J. (1996).Service animals are dogs on duty and not pets. Service dogs get trained on specific tasks relating to the person with disability. Dogs playing other roles such giving comfort and company are not service dogs according to IDA definition. Where Service Animals Are Allowed
According to ADA, any institution that serves the public must give access to service animals to give assistance to disabled people. For example, in a school, it’s wrong to deny access to a service animal in areas such as examination rooms, library, administration areas and playgrounds. However it may be necessary to exclude service animal from risky areas such kitchen, laboratories etc. Granting access to service animals depends on the nature of the environment so us to eliminate danger that the person may be exposed by the service animal.
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