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Sadly, some individuals are asking whether "service animal" laws are being abused by people who want to scam the system.

There have been news stories, articles, opinion pieces and other editorials where people rant and complain about people they feel to be abusing the machine. You hear some complain they had to sit near a dog at a restaurant they don't believe is really a "real" service dog, varieties complain that their neighbors use a pet inside a "no pet" building since they claimed the animal is esa doctors.

Some of the commentary posseses an indignant tone, and some people are downright angry.

How can this affect those who legitimately own and use a service animal to raised their lives? In several ways.

For one, it can it more difficult to navigate bureaucracy around the globe when your claim of the disability along with your service or emotional support animal's status is questioned. If your landlord or business owner has heard negative stories claiming that some individuals are abusing the device, it can cause these to look suspiciously whatsoever claimants.

Some landlord and business owners have begun requesting proof of status, although asking for written or any other evidence might not be legal, and even though many people who just love legitimate service animals and emotional support animals haven't taken advantage of registering them, and therefore have no such documentation to make.

It is the suspicious attitude and illegal demands of some landlords and companies that make registrations services such as the Service Animal Registry of California so fundamental to legitimate owners.

Although registration is optional, it can benefit shortcut the housing rental and business access issues when the owner can certainly produce a simple document that will often match the owner or landlord. Also, when utilizing public spaces, it is often easier to hand over a document with a simple sentence stating, "This is really a service animal" and letting the other party browse the information, as opposed to having a long-winded protracted conversation (or worse, argument) in public places, with onlookers listening in and gathering around the discussion.

So, carry out some people scam the device, or game regulations? Sadly, the reply is "probably yes." In your life, there is always room for abuse and individuals can try to take advantage of many systems that people as a society set up to protect the rights of those that need such protection. For instance, many drivers falsely display disabled parking placards to benefit from free and convenient parking. As well as the number of folks who lie on the tax returns, claim improper tax deductions, abuse retail store return policies, or do other bad acts.

However that percentage of abuse, which around service animal laws is hopefully small, is arguably a very small investment when compared to the higher objective of promoting access and equality for all.

In the end, you cannot control any system to make it 100% abuse proof. So tolerating the few people who scam service animal laws is the price we gladly pay to ensure the disabled inside the great condition of California have equal access under law.