service animal

(redirected from Assist Animal)
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
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Specialist fire teams were scrambled to assist animal welfare charity the RSPCA near New Year's Eve Reservoir off Huddersfield Road in Oldham.
O2E offers many volunteering opportunities in Australia and abroad including turtle rehabilitation and wildlife care and rehabilitation and assist animal welfare organisations in Australia, Ecuador, Malawi, Kenya, Mexico, Thailand and the Galapagos Islands.
Consider that it was a student housing case that determined that, yes, a guinea pig, can be an assist animal for a person with a disability.
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.
Founded by Luke Gamble in 2003, the Worldwide Veterinary Service (WVS) is a UK registered charity that provides a sustainable veterinary resource to assist animal charities throughout the world.
I NEED postage stamps and old picture postcards to assist animal rescue work.
Selectmen said they want the Guziks to inform the board where the dogs are removed to and if in a week the dogs are still at the Ash Lane home selectmen are prepared to assist Animal Control Officer Leah Shattuck in taking the dogs from the property.
I NEED used postage stamps and military badges to assist animal rescue work.
The increase in workload for animal welfare bodies due to new animal welfare legislation, including the new dog microchipping legislation, and the continuing albeit decreasing reporting of incidences of animal neglect to the Departments animal welfare helpline clearly demonstrates a need to assist animal welfare organisations in their important work.
I NEED used postage stamps and old picture postcards, military badges, etc, to assist animal rescue work.