Trained monkeys as service animals? Maybe

By Justin DiCharia

BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana lawmaker says after getting advice from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries he is considering dropping his proposal to allow monkeys to be used as service animals for people with disabilities.

The bill by Rep. Jack Montoucet, D-Crowley, would amend current law that restricts private ownership of boa constrictors longer than 12 feet, venomous snakes and primates

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