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Tips for Dating with a Service Dog or Psychiatr...

If you have a service dog or psychiatric service dog, the thought of dating may come with an extra layer of anxiety. Will your date be confused by your ser ...

Emotional Support Animal Help

Can an Emotional Support Animal Help You Throug...

Going through a bad breakup can be one of the most awful and life-altering experiences a human being can go through. Losing the person who was your everyth ...

Guide to ESA Certificates

A Guide to ESA Certificates and Service Dog Rights

In today’s society, the presence of Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) has become increasingly prevalent, providing invaluable companionship and suppor ...

What is the Oldest a Service Dog Can Be?

If you or a child in your care needs to get a service animal, you may be wondering what age they have to be before they can get one, and what other qualifi ...

What Disqualifies a Dog from Being a Psychiatri...

What Disqualifies a Dog from Being a Psychiatric Service Dog? If you have an emotional support animal, you may be wondering if you qualify to register it a ...

Service Dogs Do for Anxiety

What Can Psychiatric Service Dogs Do for Anxiety?

Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States, with over 40 million adults in the US suffering from this mental health condition. Many for ...

Flying with an ESA

Ultimate Guide to Flying with an ESA, SA or PSD...

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means millions will be traveling, flying across the country or globe to be with the people they love. Despite ...

Training Your Dog

Training Your Dog to Be an Emotional Support An...

Emotional support animals fulfill a vital role by offering emotional assistance and solace to individuals confronting a multitude of life’s challenge ...

Support Animals Help with Grief

Can Emotional Support Animals Help with Grief?

Losing a loved one or a friend is one the hardest experiences we can go through in life. The waves of loss and grief can be absolutely overwhelming and mak ...

Having a Psychiatric Service Dog

What are The Reasons for Having a Psychiatric S...

You have most likely heard and seen service dogs hard at work helping their owners who have disabilities. You have also probably heard of or may have an em ...

Can Emotional Support Animals Help with Seasona...

The time of year is rapidly approaching where the sky darkens earlier and earlier, the cold begins to set in, and everything turns deary and grey. Winter i ...

Does Your Emotional Support Animal Qualify to B...

If you own an emotional support animal, you may be frustrated by the growing number of restrictions enforced on these animals, especially by airlines. If y ...

Support Animal to School

Can You Bring Your Emotional Support Animal to ...

As a new school year approaches, you may be wondering, can my child take their emotional support animal to school with them? Or, as a college student, you ...

Emotional Support Animal Letters

Do Emotional Support Animal Letters of Certific...

If you have an emotional support animal, you likely have an emotional support animal letter of certification. This valuable letter allows you to live anywh ...

Psychiatric Service Dog

Can You Fly with a Psychiatric Service Dog?

Trying to figure out the ever-changing rules and policies of air travel with emotional support animals and service dogs can be a daunting obstacle to trave ...

Emotional Support Animal

What Disabilities Qualify for an Emotional Supp...

You’ve likely heard of emotional support animals and maybe you are wondering if one would help you, or if you even qualify for one. Here are the basi ...

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Can Your Lease Be Canceled Because of Your ESA?

If you are looking into adopting an emotional support animal, you may be worried about your landlord kicking you out because of their no pet policy, or not ...

ESA letters for airlines

Understanding ESA Letters for Airlines & H...

Emotional support animals (ESAs) play a crucial role in providing comfort, companionship, and emotional well-being to individuals with mental health condit ...

Service Dog Care and Welfare

Nurturing the Extraordinary: Service Dog Care a...

Service dogs are exceptional companions and support systems for individuals with disabilities or specific medical conditions. These remarkable canines unde ...

Emotional Support Animals

Can Emotional Support Animals Help Reduce Stress?

For many of us, stress permeates our everyday lives, causing symptoms such as headache, fatigue, racing heart, chest pains, insomnia, muscle ache, and naus ...

Support Animals Help

Can Emotional Support Animals Help with Addicti...

Addiction is a complex and difficult problem that affects millions of people worldwide. About 6% of the U.S. population struggles with alcohol use disorder ...

Support Animal on an Uber

Can I Take My Emotional Support Animal on an Uber?

Uber and similar services such as Lyft, Curb, and mytaxi have grown rapidly in popularity and have made travel much easier and safer in many regards. Now, ...

ESA

ESA Helps People With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter blues is a common nickname for seasonal affective disorder (SAD). About 5% of the population in the U.S. experiences SAD, it typically lasts for abo ...

ESAs Allowed in AirBNBS

Are ESAs Allowed in AirBNBS & Vrbo Vacatio...

AirBNB and Vrbo vacation rentals have risen in popularity across the world, providing convenient, affordable accommodations for every occasion from solo tr ...

Are Emotional Support Animals Allowed on Public...

If you live in or are visiting a large city, you may find that public transit it a much cheaper more convenient mode of transportation than driving or walk ...

Service Dog Insurance

Do You Need Service Dog Insurance?

A service dog is a massive investment of both time and money. Service dogs require years of training to do their jobs effectively and can be expensive. As ...

support animals experience burnout

Can Emotional Support Animals Experience Burnout?

Emotional support animals (ESAs) are now used to help treat a whole host of different mental illnesses including anxiety, depression, PTSD, loneliness, pan ...

traveling with a service dog

Navigate Holiday Traveling with a Service Dog

Snow is falling down, Christmas trees are going up, and the holiday season is officially upon us. For many people, the holidays can be filled with stress, ...

share a support animal

Can Two People Share a Support Animal?

Can Two People Share a Support Animal? Maybe you have an emotional support animal that benefits everyone in your household. Or maybe you and your partner w ...

Support Animals Actually Help

Do Emotional Support Animals Actually Help?

If you are looking into getting an emotional support animal, you may be wondering if they actually make a difference in the lives of their owners. Can a sm ...

psychiatric service dogs

Can Psychiatric Service Dogs Help Individuals w...

Psychiatric service dogs are dogs who are trained to perform a specific task in relation to an individual’s mental disability or mental health issue. Ser ...

bringing service animals

Bringing Service Animals with You to a Public P...

Bringing service animals to a public place is a valuable resource which can provide people life savings services and the freedom they would not have otherw ...

support animal for bipolar

Emotional Support Animal for Bipolar Disorder P...

An estimated 4.4% of adults in the United States struggle with bipolar disorder, making it a fairly common mental illness. It is characterized by alternati ...

Can an Emotional Support Animal Help with Bipol...

An estimated 4.4% of adults in the United States struggle with bipolar disorder, making it a fairly common mental illness. It is characterized by alternati ...

Can Your Child Take Their Emotional Support Ani...

The school year is back in full swing once more, meaning long days, lots of homework, and stressful new challenges. If your child is struggling with a lear ...

Can an Emotional Support Animal Help with Dysle...

Around 20% of the population has dyslexia, meaning around 1 in 5 people. Dyslexia is learning disability that results in difficulty learning to read or int ...

How to Prepare for Taking Your Emotional Suppor...

Fall has rolled around once more, which means for many students, its time to return to dorms, classrooms, and long days filled with assignments and stress. ...

How a Psychiatric Service Dog Can Help Someone ...

If you or someone you know struggles with PTSD, you understand firsthand just how hard it can be to face this mental health issue. One treatment option whi ...

What is the Fair Housing Act & Why it Matt...

If you own an emotional support animal, you know this comes with many wonderful benefits. Your support animal boosts your mood, brings joy and laughter int ...

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How Can an ESA or Service Animal Help Individua...

How Can an ESA or Service Animal Help Individuals with ADHD? ADHD is a commonly faced struggle, with 2.8% of the population struggling with this disorder. ...

What Type of Emotional Support Animal is Best f...

After talking it over with your therapist or mental health professional, you’ve decided it’s time. Time to adopt your first emotional support a ...

What You Need to Pack to Travel with Your ESA This Summer

What You Need to Pack to Travel with Your ESA T...

What time is it? Summertime! It’s finally time for fun-filled days in the sun, going to the beach, adventuring out on a spontaneous road trip, or catchin ...

Qualify as an Emotional Support Animal

Does Your Animal Qualify as an Emotional Suppor...

If you have a furry friend who eases your anxiety, depression, or another ailment, you may be wondering if you can register them as an emotional support an ...

Emotional Support Animal Letter of Certification

Who Can Legally Write a Legitimate Emotional Su...

If you are thinking about getting your furry friend officially registered as an emotional support animal, you may be wondering how it works. What qualifica ...

Can You Take Your Emotional Support or Service Animal to The Gym

Can You Take Your Emotional Support or Service ...

Emotional support animals and service animals can go a long way in helping boost someone’s mental health and helping them feel their best. Another th ...

Does Your Dog Qualify to Become a Psychiatric S...

If your dog is already registered as an emotional support animal, then you already enjoy the benefits of being able to live with your support animal regard ...

Can You Bring Your Emotional Support Animal or ...

Warmer days are finally upon us, as is the time to start planning that long-awaited summer vacation. One common summer vacation choice is a cruise. Cruises ...

How ESAs or Service Dogs Can Benefit Individual...

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and it is a reminder that autism is becoming increasingly common, with the CDC reporting in 2021 that 1 in 44 chi ...

Are Service Animals Required to Wear a Vest, Pa...

Service animals are commonly seen with vests, collars, patches, or other service animal ID on them. Typically, this gear is bright orange or other bright c ...

Are Service Animals Allowed into Churches and O...

Our mental health can be a balancing act between many different aspects of our lives, including taking care of ourselves physically, mentally, emotionally, ...

Emotional Support Animals Can Improve Men’s Mental Health

Emotional Support Animals Can Improve Men’...

Emotional support animals bring much-needed comfort and joy into the lives of their owners. Nothing brightens your day like a furry face and wagging tail. ...

Are Emotional Support Animals Allowed in Nursing Homes?

Are Emotional Support Animals Allowed in Nursin...

Transitioning into assisted living or a nursing home can be a difficult change to make for many people. Leaving the familiarity of home can cause tremendou ...

Celebrate the Holidays with Your Emotional Support/Service Dog

Ways to Celebrate the Holidays with Your Emotio...

As much fun as the holidays are, they can also be stressful for both you and your service dog or emotional support animal. Traveling a lot to see family or ...

Traveling During the Holidays with Your ESA or Service Animal

Traveling During the Holidays with Your ESA or ...

While the holidays are meant to be a time of peace and relaxation spent with family and loved ones, the days surrounding holidays can be hectic. Scheduling ...

10 Potential Psychiatric Service Dog Tasks

Psychiatric service dogs are rising in popularity and have been proven to benefit those struggling with mental health issues. Many people who have emotiona ...

FAQs: Rules and Facts About Service Dog ADA Reg...

People own service animals for a variety of reasons. They can assist people who have both physical and mental disabilities to perform certain tasks. This c ...

Can You Bring Your Service Animal into The Hosp...

Health issues and illness are huge stressors. However, having a furry face looking up at you and having a pet to keep you warm while you are sick provides ...

Service Dog Etiquette

What is Service Dog Etiquette and How to Commun...

When you have a service animal, going out in public can be extra stressful because your service animal may draw unwanted attention. People may confront you ...

What Are the Best Cat and Dog Breeds for Emotio...

While many different kinds of animals can qualify as emotional support animals, cats and dogs are the easiest to care for and transport, especially in airp ...

How To Deal with Unwanted Attention to Your Ser...

Having a service dog can be hugely beneficial to many people struggling with physical or mental disabilities. Service dogs are trained to help their owner ...

How To Train a Psychiatric Service Dog

How To Train a Psychiatric Service Dog

Animals have the amazing ability to bring us peace and joy in our everyday lives, and they can also be trained to perform tasks that can help their owners ...

Best Psychiatric Service Dog

What Breeds of Dog Make the Best Psychiatric Se...

Psychiatric service dogs (PSDs) are dogs who are trained to help those who suffer from mental disabilities such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, autism, or OC ...

How Emotional Support Animals and Psychiatric S...

Many veterans struggle with not only physical injuries from their service but mental disabilities as well. These can include PTSD, depression, anxiety, moo ...

A Quick Guide to Emotional Support Animal and S...

As an emotional support or service animal owner, keeping track of all the rules surrounding service animals can be extremely confusing. There are federal l ...

How to Fly with a Large Emotional Support or Se...

If you suffer from travel anxiety, flying on an airplane is already extremely stressful. Thankfully, having your emotional support animal with you can brin ...

Emotional Support Animals

How Many Emotional Support Animals Can You Have?

Having an emotional support animal provides so much comfort, peace, and joy; why not have more than one? There are some laws, rules, and general considerat ...

What is a Psychiatric Service Dog?

What is a Psychiatric Service Dog?

Most likely, you have heard of service dogs for people with disabilities such as blindness, diabetes, seizures, and other illnesses. However, you may not h ...

How to Get an Emotional Support Animal Letter o...

Your cat or dog brings so much joy to your life, and their furry face always helps to ease your feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress. It would benef ...

Taking Your Emotional Support Animal or Service...

Work is probably the most stressful place you have to go every day. Dealing with obnoxious coworkers, angry managers, and unrealistic deadlines constantly ...

Emotional Support Cat

How to Tell If a Cat if The Right Emotional Sup...

When people think of emotional support animals, they generally think of dogs, since dogs are easy to train and transport. However, any domesticated animal ...

Emotional Support Animals

Where Can You Take Emotional Support Animals?

As spring blooms and the sunshine peaks out, you may find yourself with more energy and motivation.  Especially after the last year of being cooped up in ...

What is The Difference Between a Service Animal...

You may be looking to register your support animal, but you may not be sure if you should register them as a service animal or as an emotional support anim ...

Do Hotels Allow Emotional Support Animals or Ps...

You can live with your emotional support animal regardless of pet policies, and fly with your service dog, but what about hotels?  Hotels are a weird grey ...

How to Talk to Your Landlord About Your Emotional Support Animal

How to Talk to Your Landlord About Your Emotion...

Moving into a new place can be exciting, but also very stressful. For owners of emotional support animals, the process of renting a new place can be even m ...

How to Train Your Emotional Support Dog

How to Train Your Emotional Support Dog

While emotional support animals require far less training than service animals, there are still a few basic things it is important to train your ESA to do. ...

How to Navigate the New Service Animal Flight R...

The landscape for those with emotional support animals is changing and keeping up with latest news and restrictions can be stressful but it is very importa ...

How Your Emotional Support Animal Can Help Impr...

Looking forward into a new year feels unbelievably overwhelming. Last year was so challenging, tragic, and negative. Fear, anxiety, and depression can hit ...

Emotional Support Dogs Spreading Holiday Cheer

All though most agree it is the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays can be a stressful and hectic time for many. Whether money is tight or the ho ...

Support Animal Letter

Your Emotional Support Animal Letter Guide

Owning an emotional support animal can provide you with comfort and peace of mind when confronted by situations that trigger anxiety and other mental disor ...

Emotional Support Animals for Anxiety: 5 FAQs

Living with anxiety can be a serious struggle. While most people feel anxious over certain events or situations, an anxiety disorder can cause you to exper ...

Preparing Your Emotional Support Animal for Air...

The Coronavirus, which is also known as COVID-19, has changed travel as most knew it all over the world. Arrival and departure restrictions, social distanc ...

What is An Emotional Support Animal

Emotional support animals and service animals both play an important role in society, but many people are confused about the difference between the two. So ...

Emotional Support Animal Housing

If you rent your apartment or house, you are subject to the rules set by your lease and landlord on keeping animals on the premises. Needing to avoid no-pe ...

Flying With An Emotional Support Animal

You likely know that you can fly with a service animal on any airline in the United States. This class of animals is protected by federal law. However, if ...

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