Delta’s New Emotional Support Animal Policy and Forms

Effective March 2018, Delta will request their clients to submit a special form requesting access for their Emotional Support Animals. Despite the bad press, Delta's new policy is a step in the right direction for Emotional Support Animal Handlers. Before we dive into the adjustment, it is important to clearly understand ESA regulations. What is [...]

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Flying with an Emotional Support Dog or Psychiatric Service Dog Questions

You may have heard that in 2021 airlines have stopped accepting emotional support animals on flights. Due to regulatory changes from the U.S. Department of Transportation, airlines no longer accommodate ESAs, even if you have a current ESA letter. The DOT’s new rules, however, mandates that airlines accept psychiatric service dogs (PSDs) on flights. PSDs [...]

By |2021-06-08T15:18:40+00:00|Airlines|34 Comments

Not Faking It – My Legitimate ESA Letter with ESA Doctors

Hello Friends! My name is Stephanie and I have an emotional support animal (ESA). My ESA’s name is Buddy. He loves long walks, kisses, and blueberries with his breakfast. Buddy has been a lifesaver. Although my struggle with severe and sometimes crippling anxiety is still an ongoing battle, my ESA has provided me with immeasurable [...]

Emotional Support Animal Laws You Should Know

In this article, we will explain which laws protect owners of emotional support animals (ESAs) and how housing providers and others must comply. We will also review ESA qualification requirements and how you may qualify for an ESA. Emotional Support Animal Owners are Protected by Two Federal Laws: What is the Fair Housing Act (FHA)? Under the federal [...]

How to get an ESA Prescription Letter

Are you suffering from an emotional or mental disability? Do you think an emotional support animal may be the answer for you? You are not alone. More and more people are realizing the comforting effects a furry (or feathery/scaly) companion can bring. However, there's more to getting an ESA than just calling your current pet [...]

Emotional Support Animal Certification Guide

ESA Certification Process  Emotional support animals (ESAs) play a crucial role in the lives of people suffering from mental health issues, from chronic depression to anxiety. ESAs are regarded as assistance animals that are protected by federal laws for housing and air travel.  In order to qualify for an ESA, you need to meet certain [...]

Why Are Emotional Support Animals and Psychiatric Service Dogs Allowed Inside Airplanes?

You may have seen a dog on a recent flight that wasn’t in a pet carrier and wondered how they were allowed to board. After all, new regulations went into effect in the first quarter of 2021 that effectively allowed airlines to ban emotional support animals from flights.  The canine you saw in the cabin [...]

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