Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sadie the African Grey Parrot Keeps Her Buddy Jim From Having Psycotic Episodes....Do Parrots Count as Service Animals? Maybe, Maybe Not

 Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images, for The New York Time  
 Sadie talks Jim Eggers down when he’s on the verge of a psychotic episode.

 Listen to Sadie, Jim, and Dr. Pepperberg at Radiolab

 A 2009 Controversy Which Continues 
What is the definition of a disability animal?
Do psychiatric disorders count? 
Who decides which species gets to go where? 

Article in the New York Times

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