Animal Welfare: Companion Animals

August 27, 2018

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Featured Topic: Service, Emotional Support and Therapy Animals

Animals play important roles assisting people with disabilities and in therapeutic activities, and AVMA policies provide professional guidance related to service and support animals. While most people are aware of the role of service animals such as guide dogs, other types of assistance animals may be less familiar, including emotional support animals.

It is important for veterinarians to actively support the appr