Animals in Healthcare Settings Resources

Service Animal

In general, the presence of animals in healthcare settings can create increased risks to patients and healthcare personnel (such as through transmission of infectious pathogens).  At times, however, animals are necessary to provide accommodations for differently-abled individuals.  


Signage: Approved Animal in Room

Animal Care Resources

Service Animal Information Form

Authorization to Transfer Care of the Service Animal

US Dept. of Justice Page on Service Animals:

US Dept. of Justice FAQs on Service Animals: