Is that really a service dog?
Jamie Boll of WBTV Investigates, interviewed Horack Talley's Mike Hunter about the skyrocketing jump in the use of service dogs in public. Problems arise because no proof is required that a dog is truly a service dog.
Service dogs are covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. It says, for privacy reasons, a business owner can only ask two questions. Is this a service dog? And what service does the dog provide?
"Unfortunately there are dishonest people out there who will bend the rules," said Charlotte attorney Mike Hunter. "It causes a lot of problems for places that are open to the public."
To view the interview in its entirety, please follow this link.