service animal

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An animal—most commonly dogs, far less commonly capuchin monkeys and miniature horses—which is trained to care for a person with disabilities, especially those with visual impairment, but also those with ambulatory disabilities who are in wheelchairs

service animal

Any animal (often a dog) specially trained to assist a person who is blind, deaf, or disabled in some way.
Synonym: assistance animal
See also: animal
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Rates start at US $400 per person, per night, and all profits are used to assist animal reproduction programmes at the zoo.
Despite persistent teething problems with the robustness of the systems currently being tested and high set-up costs, Hybu Cig Cymru is still very optimistic that an EID system will eventually be developed to assist animal traceability and operate as a useful management tool for farmers.
That a truly great Catholic university such as Georgetown, as The New York Times notes, should assist animal law in taking "an important step toward legitimacy" suggests somebody there is either inadvertent or unaware of the impact that the school's seeming seal of approval bestows on such a distortion of the traditional Catholic philosophical and theological understanding of the distinction between human persons and animals.
Shoppers can designate their donation through BISSELL Partners for Pets(P4P), a program developed to assist animal welfare organizations with their fundraising efforts through BISSELL's generous donation program.
I NEED postage stamps and old picture postcards to assist animal rescue work.
I NEED used postage stamps and military badges to assist animal rescue work.
an officer was requested to assist animal control with a barking dog complaint on Prescott Street.
I NEED used postage stamps and old picture postcards, military badges, etc, to assist animal rescue work.
Persons wishing to make donations to assist animal rescue efforts can do so at www.
I NEED used stamps and old picture postcards to assist animal rescue work.
This grant fund will enable us to assist animal shelters that are taking in animals from the Gulf Coast area and finding new homes for them.
The donation is intended to assist animal health organizations in Texas and Louisiana that are working with pets affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.