Tag: Service Animals

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Dogs and Horses and Reptiles, Oh My! Service Animals as Workplace Accommodations

December 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s common to encounter people with service dogs when you’re out and about town, such as at the grocery store, a sports arena, or a doctor’s office. These types of businesses are considered “places of public accommodation” under Title III […]


Restaurant and Service Dog: ADA Cautionary Tale for Employers

September 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

A restaurant in Burlington, Vermont, recently made headlines after refusing to seat a customer with a service dog. The restaurant owner cited an incident in which a previous patron’s dog attacked a neighboring table. In addition, she refused to seat […]

Research, Software

Animals at Work: In-Fur-Mation for Employers

December 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

To avoid a hairy situation, employers should familiarize themselves with laws relating to the emerging issue of animals at work. Most animals fall into the following three sets: (1) service animals, (2) comfort or therapy animals, and (3) pets. Service […]


New Airline Rules May Affect Workers Traveling with Service Animals

December 24, 2018


Some employees bring service or emotional support animals to the workplace as a reasonable accommodation under federal and state disability laws. If those employees travel for business, employers should be aware of key changes to airline policies about traveling with […]