- Walmart is posting signs in stores in order to clarify its policy on bringing animals inside.
- The signs read: “Service animals welcome. No pets.”
- Walmart told Business Insider that this isn’t a new policy, but that the signs are meant to remind shoppers of the rule.
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Walmart is reining in shoppers who abuse the company’s service animal policy.
Florida Today reported that the retailer added signs to stores around the US that read: “Service animals welcome. No pets.”
The signs say that non-service animals aren’t permitted in grocery stores due to food safety concerns. The signage also explicitly stated the company’s definition of a service animal: “Service animals are trained to do work or perform tasks for persons with disabilities. Comfort or emotional support animals are not service animals.”
A Walmart spokesperson told Business Insider that the company operates under the Americans with Disabilities Act’s definition…