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assistance animal

[ uh-sis-tuhns an-uh-muhl ]
/ əˈsɪs təns ˌæn ə məl /
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noun
an animal that is able to provide physical or emotional assistance to a person living with a disability, as alerting a deaf person to the sound of a doorbell.
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Origin of assistance animal

First recorded in 1955–60
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