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For Those Who Fly with Service Animals, New Rules Mean Big Changes”, presented by Melanie Brunson, Chair of the Advocacy Committee for Guide Dog Users, Inc.

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register in advance for this webinar:


Participants will learn about

  • the new definition of the term “service animal” which is now limited to dogs only;
  • psychiatric service animals are now considered service animals and can travel with their handler on an airplane;
  • new rules for passengers traveling with emotional support animals;
  • new rules that allow airlines to require passengers traveling with service animals to provide information about their animal’s health and training before they can fly;
  • and other changes you may want to know about before you decide to travel again by air!


About our presenter:  Melanie Brunson is a person with a visual disability who uses a service dog. She is also a retired disability rights attorney.  She spent 21 years working in Washington D.C. to promote legislation and federal programs that improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, particularly people with visual impairments and people who travel with service dogs. She is also a member of Guide Dog Users, Inc. an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind and currently chairs their Advocacy committee.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




April 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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