Tag Archives: Service Animals

Uneasy Truce Over End of State Shut Down: What the Future May Hold For Handlers and Helper Animals on Buses

If Metropolitan Council raises fares and cuts service on Metro Transit buses, what does the future hold? There are no statistics available on how many handlers of service animals use door-to-door and fixed route transit. Though there is some mention … Read more

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Pet Accolades matches dogs to mentally ill clients

Let me introduce you to Pet Accolades, a recently formed nonprofit, whose staff matches people who live with mental illness with a dog. The dogs help clients with various tasks. “Clients will not be charged” for the training or the … Read more

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