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Where Service Animals Are Allowed Under the ADA

Where Service Animals Are Allowed Under the ADA
Where Service Animals Are Allowed Under the ADA

State and local governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that
serve the public generally must allow service animals to accompany people with disabilities in
all areas of the facility where the public is normally allowed to go.

For example

in a hospital it would be inappropriate to exclude a service animal from areas such as
patient rooms, clinics, cafeterias, or examination rooms. However, it may be appropriate to exclude a service animal from operating rooms or burn units where the animal’s presence may compromise a sterile environment.