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Old Jul 9, 07, 12:28 pm
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Mill Creek Don
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: SEA
Programs: DL DM, former NW PE
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Originally Posted by sbagdon View Post
Any animal of any size can be an assist-animal (physical or emotional), when prescribed by a doctor (ok, there's technicalities in there, you get the point), as long as it doesn't interfere with any FAR regarding safety and/or operation (presumption).
Just like anyone can get a doctor to sign a slip for a "handicapped" parking permit, anyone can talk some doctor into prescribing an emotional comfort animal. Why not just give them a stuffed bear??
Don't get me started on the motorized scooters from Medicare scam...
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