ESA/Service Animal Information

Individuals with disabilities may use service animals and emotional support animals for a variety of reasons. This guide provides an overview of how major Federal civil rights laws govern the rights of a person requiring a service animal. Continue reading or get a pdf copy here.


WisCARES has worked with a number of individuals with service animals or emotional support animals navigate housing as it relates to this issue. If you are a person with a service or emotional support animal, a landlord with a client who has a service or emotional support animal, or a social worker attempting to help advocate for a client, we are happy and able to help you navigate those waters. We do not currently have a legal team, however.