Where are service animals allowed?

Under the ADA, State, and local governments, businesses and non-profit organizations that serve the general public generally must allow service animals to accompany people with disabilities in all areas of the facility where the public is normally allowed to go. For example, in a hospital, it would be inappropriate to exclude a service animal from areas such as patient rooms, clinics, cafeterias or examination rooms. However, it may be appropriate to exclude a service animal from operating rooms or burn units where the animal's presence may compromise a sterile environment.

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1. I have been denied access to a restaurant because of my service animal. What can I do about it?
2. Where are service animals allowed?
3. What must I do when an individual with a service animal comes to my business?
4. Can I exclude an animal because another person is allergic or fearful of dogs?
5. Am I responsible for the animal while the person with a disability is in my business?