Food establishments only allows the entry of service animals per the ADA and the Graves County Health Department regulations due to:
• Minimizing infectious disease outbreaks
Our employees may ask you the following
questions about your animal
• Is this a service animal?
• What work or task does the animal perform?
Service Animal Facts from the ADA*
• A service animal is defined as a dog or pony that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability (i.e. diabetes, blindness).
• The animal must perform a “task” or “job” specific to the person’s disability.
What is not considered a service animal per the ADA?
• Emotional support, therapy, comfort or companion animals are not considered service
animals because they have not been trained to perform a “task” or “job.”
Frequently Asked Questions