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Service Animal Information

Assistance Animal Accommodations

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Frequently asked questions questions about service animals, including the differences between types of assistance animals, training requirements and rules for public spaces.
800-514-0301
ada.gov

Disability Rights California
Overview of rights to assistance animals in housing and public spaces in CA and free legal support including a guide to pursuing legal action in cases of discrimination.
disabilityrightsca.org

Opening Doors
Quick reference document for assistance animal regulations, sample verification letters for housing and FAQ about assistance animals. 
pawsopeningdoors.com

Service Animal Training and Placement

Assistance Dogs International
Especially good resource for those looking to adopt and/or train their own service animal as well as a list of organizations that provide trained service animals in CA.
assistancedogsinternational.org

Canine Companions for Independence
Provides trained service animals for people with disabilities.
760-901-4300
cci.org

Little Angel Service Dogs
Provides trained service dogs to assist disabled children and adults throughout the country.
800-528-9550
littleangelsservicedogs.org

Love Heels Canine Partners
Provides trained service animals for people with disabilities.
loveheels.org

Pawsitive Teams
Helps train and place service and therapy dogs for San Diego residents.
858-558-7297
pawsteams.org

San Diego Dog Trainer Directory
List of positive reinforcement trainers in the San Diego area.
sandiegodogtrainers.org

Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs
Trains dogs for veterans with PTSD, TBI, or mobility issues, and individuals with autism.
858-461-6827
tenderlovingcanines.org

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