Under Wisconsin law, a person would qualify for a service or companion animal if they have a vision, hearing, or mobility impairment.
The pet, most likely a dog, would have to have certification papers from a school approved by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development for training assistance animals.
Under both Wisconsin and federal law the landlord does have to allow you to keep your service animal, but there are a few requirements:
If you are disabled and being denied your right to live with a companion animal in Wisconsin, you should consult a lawyer to help advise and assist you. A good landlord-tenant lawyer will be able to help you navigate through this complicated legal matter and assert your rights against the landlord's discrimination.
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