Impostor service animals posing growing problem, hurt people with disabilities

  • by: SUE MANNING , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 10, 2013 - 3:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — It's an easy law to break, and dog cheats do. By strapping a vest or backpack that says "service animal" to their pet, anyone can go in stores and restaurants where other dogs are banned, creating growing problems for the disabled community and business owners and leading to calls for better identifying the real deal.

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