Rescuer Involved in Highly Litigated 'Gus' Case, Flees Scene After her Fake Service Pit Bull Attacks Child, Says Mother

After 3-year old Ronin was attacked in the face by a fake service pit bull, the owner fled. Dog Impounded UPDATE 01/15/21: The fake service pit bull that attacked 3-year old Ronin Waldroup has been surrendered by its owner. Aaron Johnson, Director of Montgomery County Animal Services, said the dog was taken into their custody Thursday. Johnson became the director in 2017, according to his Linkedin page. Thus, he was not part of the "Gus" case that began at Montgomery County An… [Read full blog post]

DOT Final Rule: No Longer Recognizes Emotional Support Animals, Prohibits Pit Bull Bans in Aircraft Cabin and More

The Department's final rule allows fighting breeds as service animals in the aircraft cabin. Final Rule Issued Washington DC - On December 2, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued its final rule on Traveling by Air with Service Animals. It is now absolute that the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) no longer recognizes emotional support animals (ESAs) as a service animal. Passengers claiming to have a disability and needing to fly with one or more ESAs in the aircraft cab… [Read full blog post]

Video: Person with a Disability Courageously Films, Follows and Confronts Owner of Fake Service Pit Bull in Walmart

"Attack Dogs" or Dogs with "Protection Training" Prohibited by ADA The confrontation with the owner of a fake service pit bull occurred in the Walmart food section. Sallisaw, OK - Several days ago, this stunning video came to our attention. A courageous woman in a motorized cart (also called a "Rascal scooter") films, follows and confronts the owner of a fake service pit bull in a Walmart in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. She calls out the owner multiple times, "That is not a service dog,… [Read full blog post]