Unformatted text preview: etention center. What piece of Illinois legislation does Clay refer to when he goes out to investigate reports of animal abuse/neglect in the community? Which section is most used? A:Illinois Humane Care for Animals Act, Section (510 ILCS70/3 Owner’s Duties) Who is Bud, and how did Clay help him? A: Fat dog with matted fur. Clay helped him by rescuing him from his home and fostering him, helping him lose 33 lbs. ← this is wrong, that is the story of his dog. Bud is a black lab that was neglected (on a chain in a muddy backyard, not enough food or water). Clay talked to his owner and got her to relinquish Bud and he was taken to the shelter and later adopted by a family. (This stuff wasn’t on the slides he just talked about it in class) Assistance Dogs and Training What is a “service animal” according to the Americans with Disabilities Act? What is an “emotional support animal”? A: SERVICE ANIMAL: a dog (or miniature horse) that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. The work must be directly related to the disability. Service animals have legal rights and protection B: EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMAL: Dog or other animal whose sole purpose is to provide emotional support and comfort. ESAs are beneficial to people with emotional illnesses such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, ect, and find coping with everyday life challenging. ESAs are not task trained. They only differ from regular pets in that they have two extra privileges: they can LIVE in no pet housing and can travel in the cabin of an aircraft. What is the Fair Housing Act and what does it do in regards to service animals and ESAs? A: The fair housing act allows service and emotional support animals to live in housing that does not allow pets. This protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination when renting property. What is “intelligent disobedience”? A: Service animals are trained to disobey when they have good reason to, for example, guide dogs will not lead their owners into traffic even if that's where their owner is...
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- Spring '12
- Americans with Disabilities Act, Humane Education, Clay Foley