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Pupcake versus Santa, Dec. 9, 2014

Service Dogs, Support Dogs  . . .  and Santa?

December 9, 2014

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Marcy LahartWhat's the difference between a service dog an emotional support dog? What legal protections are the use of such dogs afforded? Attorney Fred Kray, cohost Kris Diaz, and the rest of the PBLNR crew welcome back Marcy Lahart, who explains it all. She also touches upon service-dog vests, the issue of "fake" service dogs, and what inquiries and documentation may be legally requested of someone with a service or emotional support dog.

We also discuss with Ms. Lahart the bah-humbug tale of a little girl turned away by a mall Santa afraid of her pit bull service dog, Pup-Cake.

In BDL updates, we get to the bottom of the pit bull ban saga in Moreauville, LA, including Kris's report of her phone call with the mayor. Kansas City, KS, fails to repeal its ban and in Salina, KS, an owner is desperately trying to save her two dogs, impounded by AC. (Link to fundraiser: Link to Facebook page:

In dog training, Yvette Van Veen discusses stress in dogs, the value of trick training, and what the deal is with canadian bacon.

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