ICRC Factsheet, June 2010

(2010) ICRC Factsheet, June 2010. Civil Rights Commission

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Abstract

Three Classes of Animals: 1. Pets are animals living with owners for purposes of love, affection, and company. 2. Emotional Support Animals provide some therapeutic benefit to person with mental or psychiatric disability, requiring no specific training. The mere presence of this animal mitigate the effects of the emotional or mental disability. 3. Service Animals are any animal individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a physical, intellectual, and mental disability—IE guiding individuals with impaired vision, providing protection or rescue work, pulling a wheel chair, or fetching dropped items.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: Animals, Service animals, laws for animals
Subjects: Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
Laws and regulations
Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Disabilities
ID Code: 13700
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 13 Sep 2012 12:13
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2012 12:13
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/13700

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