Emotional support dogs are becoming an increasingly popular option for people coping with mental and emotional health issues. Many current dog owners are aware of the therapeutic benefits and support their canine friends provide. An emotional support animal is a type of legally recognized assistance animal that is allowed to accompany their owner in residential […]
Dogs have been coexisting with humans for thousands of years. They have been our closest allies since the days we were roaming the plains as hunters and gatherers. Dogs have evolved needing us, but have we evolved needing them?
Dogs Can Lower Stress
According to a study from the International Journal of Workplace Health Management, conducted at […]
We may view all dogs as loving, devoted creatures that would do anything to please their human companion. But did you know some dog breeds go above and beyond the “love-meter.”
Here in no particular order are the top 12 most affectionate dog breeds – who wouldn’t fall for number seven?
Looking to get an ESA letter […]
Ask any good pet parent if they know their dog loves them and you will most likely get a resounding “yes!”
The canine species is “(wo)man’s best friend” for a reason. All you have to do is click on any social media site or animal-related website to find examples of dogs showing their love for their […]
Updated: February 2020
The world can be a stressful place and the worries of everyday life can be overwhelming. To help cope with these feelings, many people turn to pets as a source of comfort. But an Emotional Support Dog is much more than just an ordinary pet.
Individuals that suffer from a disability in the […]
Want to live longer? Don’t go to the gym! Get a dog!
A Swedish study published in Scientific Reports shows that dog owners have a 20% reduced risk of death and 23% lower risk of cardiovascular death. Another study conducted in England confirms the health benefits of dog ownership, primarily when it comes to physical […]
Have you been struggling with anxiety and depression? Unfortunately, there are very few of us who go through life unscathed. Each of our challenges and demons is unique. Our love for our dogs is universal.
If you are reading this, it means you are ready to seek the support of an Emotional Support Animal Therapist and […]
It is already a well-known fact that animals can help reduce the effects of anxiety, depression and similar mental or emotional illnesses. These animals are called emotional support animals (ESA) and specific federal laws are devoted to providing their owners with all the comfort they need. Read on to learn more about “registering” an ESA, […]
What is an Emotional Support Animal?
An Emotional Support Animal (ESA) is often a priceless friend in need for persons suffering from anxiety, depression or other mental illnesses. They provide therapeutic support and are therefore irreplaceable for such people. The most common type of ESA is an Emotional Support Dog.
How do I register my Emotional Support […]
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 support and […]