Can Orphaned Parrots, Crows and Ravens Qualify as Service Animals?

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    Are service animals going to the birds? Apparently so, as orphaned parrots, crows and ravens have been helping veterans of the armed forces in the United States both east and west. “The West L.A. campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs has an exotic-bird rescue facility on its sprawling 387-acre campus. It houses 21 aviaries with nearly 40 parrots that are part of a unique animal-assisted therapy program for veterans coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, alcoholism and other ailments.” The above statement is according to... The post Can Orphaned Parrots, Crows and Ravens Qualify as Service Animals? appeared first on The Gate.

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