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A landlord may deny a request to keep a service dog, psychiatric service dog, or support animal in California as a reasonable accommodation if the specific animal poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others, or would cause substantial physical damage to the property of others.

Answered by: Ryan M Date created: Sep 26, 2022

Can a landlord deny a service animal?

Asked By: Zachiah Date created: Sep 18, 2022

Can Landlords Deny a Service Dog? No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing.

Answered By: Flimzy Date created: Sep 19, 2022

Can I get fired for having a service dog?

Asked By: Kin Siang Date created: Sep 26, 2022

Under the employment discretion sections of the ADA, an employer may be allowed to accompany his service animal those who are in need of physical help because of their disability. Sometimes an employer can deny just because of several people having dog allergies.

Answered By: SiddAjmera Date created: Sep 27, 2022

Is it illegal to deny a service dog?

Asked By: Andreas Dolk Date created: Sep 26, 2022

You may not ask for the dog to demonstrate the task it provides. The only entity allowed to decide if an animal is truly a service dog is a judge in a courtroom. Refusing service and/or being rude to a service Dog and handler is not only unprofessional behavior, but it is illegal at both state and federal levels.

Answered By: blackbiron Date created: Sep 28, 2022

Can a landlord ask for proof of a service animal?

Asked By: Peter Lang Date created: Sep 17, 2022

Landlords can require written verification from the tenant's health care provider that they are disabled but cannot ask for any specifics about the disability.

Landlords can request copies of the animal's health records to prove the animal is in good health, parasite-free and immunized/vaccinated.

Answered By: Don McCurdy Date created: Sep 20, 2022

Can landlords deny service animals?

Asked By: felixmosh Date created: Sep 10, 2022

No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing.

Answered By: anon01 Date created: Sep 12, 2022

Can you refuse to rent to someone with a service dog?

Asked By: Jeff Widman Date created: Sep 19, 2022

Landlords can't refuse to rent to someone who uses a service dog. The federal Fair Housing Act requires that landlords make “reasonable accommodations” for tenants with disabilities. As a practical matter, assistance dogs are normally so well trained and well behaved that a landlord has little reason to object to them.

Answered By: Tobias K. Date created: Sep 20, 2022

Can a landlord make you get rid of your service dog?

Asked By: GreyBeardedGeek Date created: Sep 26, 2022

Landlords cannot charge a service dog handler a monthly “pet fee” or a special “pet deposit”. They cannot discriminate against you due to your dog's weight or breed. In addition, your landlord cannot ask you to disclose your disability or force your service dog to “perform” for them.

Answered By: user3188445 Date created: Sep 29, 2022

Do I need to register my dog as a service dog?

Asked By: matt Date created: Sep 12, 2022

Registration and Equipment In the United States, service dog registration is not required by law. However, registering your dog makes it much easier to ensure that your rights will be respected by businesses, landlords, etc. Registering your service dog online is easy and takes just a few minutes.

Answered By: xjcl Date created: Sep 13, 2022

What can landlords ask about service dogs?

Asked By: Pau Date created: Sep 22, 2022

No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing. The first is service dogs and the second is emotional support animals.

Answered By: Raghunandan Date created: Sep 23, 2022

Do service dogs have to be registered?

Asked By: user218867 Date created: Sep 17, 2022

In the United States, service dog registration is not required by law. However, registering your dog makes it much easier to ensure that your rights will be respected by businesses, landlords, etc. Registering your service dog online is easy and takes just a few minutes.

Answered By: Musa Date created: Sep 17, 2022

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