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Vet Making A Difference Training Service Dogs at No Cost

Vet Making A Difference Training Service Dogs at No Cost

A local Witchata man is making a difference for veterans, by training service dogs at no cost for them. The only money any veteran would have to pay is the application fee. Toney Turner is…

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Anup 8 July 6, 2021
U.S. Attorney Sues Nashua Landlord for Alleged Violation of the Fair Housing Act

U.S. Attorney Sues Nashua Landlord for Alleged Violation of the Fair Housing Act

The U.S. Attorneys Office announced on Monday that the United States filed a lawsuit on Friday against John J. Flatley d/b/a John J. Flatley Company (Flatley), and a property manager employed by Flatley, for violating the Fair Housing…

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Anup 10 April 14, 2021
Uber Ordered to Pay $1.1 Million For Refusing Service Dog

Uber Ordered to Pay $1.1 Million For Refusing Service Dog

Uber has been ordered to pay $1.1m to a blind woman who was refused rides on 14 occasions with her service dog. Lisa Irving said on some occasions, drivers were verbally abusive, or harassed her…

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Anup 7 April 7, 2021
Southwest Airlines the Lone Hold Out for flying Emotional Support Animals

Southwest Airlines the Lone Hold Out for flying Emotional Support Animals

Last weekย Alaska Airlinesย was the first airline to ban emotional support dogs under a new Department of Transportation (DOT) ruling. This week United, American, Delta, Frontier, Jetblue, Spirit, Allegiant have joined in banning the companion cabin…

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Anup 9 January 13, 2021
New Pup’s in Albemarle County begin their journey to become service dogs

New Pup’s in Albemarle County begin their journey to become service dogs

Nine newborn puppies in Albemarle County could make a big difference in the lives of people with disabilities down the road. Right now, the puppies are just three weeks old. Peggy Law, Director of Service…

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Anup No Comments October 2, 2020
Justice Department Settles Dispute With School District Over Service Animals

Justice Department Settles Dispute With School District Over Service Animals

A school district is agreeing to pay up and change its ways after federal officials say a student with disabilities was denied access to her trained service dog. The U.S. Department of Justice said that…

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Anup No Comments August 26, 2020
Paralyzed 6 Year Old Girl Meets her Service Dog

Paralyzed 6 Year Old Girl Meets her Service Dog

Memphis Hamman, 6, meets her service dog, Juliet, outside Palm Beach Childrenโ€™s Hospital in West Palm Beach Monday, July 27, 2020. Memphis was paralyzed from the neck down after a wreck which killed her granduncle…

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Anup No Comments July 27, 2020
Navy Veteran Finds Comfort with Service Dog

Navy Veteran Finds Comfort with Service Dog

After two rough deployments overseas, Jason Howe ended his U.S. Navy career in 2007. However, transitioning to civilian life was anything but smooth. He has suffered from post traumatic stress disorder. To this day, he…

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Anup No Comments July 1, 2020
Coping With Stress

Coping With Stress

Stress and Emotional Support Animals With the advent of the digitized age and the development of the smart phone came a new wave of young adults and adults suffering from extreme depression and anxiety.  The…

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Anup 10 June 8, 2020
Can Owning a Pet Help Your Mental Health?

Can Owning a Pet Help Your Mental Health?

There is no doubt that having a family pet or emotional support dog can bring joy and happiness to their family. These pets are a source of warmth, happiness, love, and compassion for people of…

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Anup 8 May 13, 2020
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