While dogs are considered to be a more popular choice in regards to certified assistance animals, cats have been on the rise as another choice for people with disabilities and health conditions. However, the stereotypes against cats have been a deterrent towards this prospect; hence many researchers have been asking the question “can cats provide […]
Emotional support animals help their owners deal with their mental health disability by offering comfort and support through companionship, a focus in life, affection, and positive regard.
An emotional support animal can be any domesticated animal such as a cat, dog, guinea pig, hedgehog, rat, horse, miniature pig, bird, etc. The most important thing is that […]
Your heart pounds and you suddenly can’t breathe, you may be experiencing a panic attack. This sudden surge of overwhelming anxiety and stress may make you feel like you’re going crazy or that you may even die. These symptoms come on quickly and will pass; however, trying to live with this condition can make you […]
What is an ESA Letter?
An ESA letter is a medical document written by a licensed mental health professional recommending a person for an Emotional Support Animal. An emotional support animal letter allows a person to live or travel with their pet for free.
What is an Emotional Support Animal?
Emotional Support Animals (a.k.a. ESAs) are legally-protected pets […]
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 […]
ESA Certification Process
Whether mental health illnesses are on the rise or people are less willing to live with these issues, doctors are now diagnosing patients with a wide range of emotional problems.
As these mental health conditions become more widely talked about and accepted as true illnesses, doctors are putting treatment plans in place. For […]
It may be a “dog’s world” when it comes to service work for those people with specific needs; however, that doesn’t mean cats can’t play a different role for people suffering from mental or emotional issues.
Cats (or any other type of animal) can indeed be considered an Emotional Support Animal (ESA). Cats can provide love […]
It is estimated that tens of thousands of service and emotional support animals board planes on a yearly basis. This is a lot of uncaged critters. It’s most likely obvious to those aboard the aircraft why a specially trained service dog is accompanying the person, but what about the emotional support animals?
Many individuals who suffer […]
In the state of California, way too many animals have a life that is way too short. These loving souls are found abandoned, abused, and alone. For many, the next step is a shelter and a short walk to the end of the line. But, there are places trying to change that and give these […]
An emotional support dog or cat letter for travel must be presented to the airline when a person with a mental health disability would like to fly with an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) within the cabin of the aircraft. This is a regulated requirement from the airlines, which must be typically provided to them at […]