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Service Animals MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Service Animals
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.050.116.812
Unique ID
D000081822
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000081822
Scope Note
Animals that have been trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. The task(s) performed by the animal must be directly related to the person's disability. Emotional support, therapy, comfort, or companion animals are not considered service animals under the Americans With Disabilities Act.(www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.html, accessed 3/31/2020)
Entry Term(s)
Alert Dogs
Assistance Animals
Assistance Dogs
Guide Dogs
Hearing Dogs
Seeing Eye Dogs
Service Dogs
Previous Indexing
Dogs (1966-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Service Animals Preferred
Guide Dogs Narrower
Alert Dogs Narrower
Hearing Dogs Narrower
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