How Could Newly Proposed DOT Regulations Affect Travelers with Guide Dogs?
Do you know the difference between service animals and emotional support animals? The Department of Transportation wants to make this distinction clear for air travelers, and is proposing new rules and requirements for flying with these animals on airplanes. In this interview, two current guide dog users discuss the potential impact of these regulations, as well as their personal experiences traveling with service animals.
Interviewer: Sandy Murillo, Associate Producer at Chicago Lighthouse Media
Guests: Theresa Stern, Vice President of Outreach at Guide Dogs for the Blind and Maureen Reid, Job Placement Counselor at The Chicago Lighthouse.
Post date: February 6, 2020 - 03:36pm
Original Airdate: February 5, 2020