Colorado is the place dogs must dream about, with its clear skies, mountain landscape, and endless space to run free. Ask any local from Colorado, and they’ll tell you that it is the ideal place to have a dog. Winning top spots as one of the nation’s best and dog-friendliest states makes it all the […]
People living with a mental illness, whether it be anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, may find comfort when they have their pet close by. And for many a cute, playful puppy dog may be especially therapeutic. The age of the ESA does not matter as long as the handler is approved to own an Emotional […]
To share an ESA Letter with your landlord or real estate agency you can follow a very simple 2 steps approach: Notify and share. As we’ll mention in this article, be aware of your rights and know how to defend them in case your landlord is not willing to comply. But before you can speak […]
You may use the services of a therapist or health care provider who works remotely to qualify your pet as an emotional support animal. A properly licensed therapist can help determine whether an ESA is right for you through online services.
On January 28th, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued new guidance regarding Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) in housing. In this recent guidance, HUD recognizes the crucial role that Emotional Support Animals can have in the lives of their owners.
Important info about emotional support animals and how to qualify for an ESA letter that actually works for you.
Since 2015, ESA Doctors has helped clients interested in qualifying for emotional support animals connect with real licensed mental health professionals. As Emotional Support Animal (ESA) advocates, we find it important to educate our clients and anyone in need about ESA housing rights and how to effectively communicate with your landlord.
We know first-hand that […]
Seattle offers greater privileges for pets and Emotional Support Animals than many other cities in the USA. Within the Emerald City, dogs can ride on city buses, visit several hotels and restaurants, and run free within a few famous off-leash parks. Everyone with an animal companion, including ESA owners who suffer from mental disorders such […]
What is an Emotional Support Animal?
An Emotional Support Animal, or ESA, is an assistance animal that provides a sense of comfort and safety to those with psychiatric or emotional disabilities. Unlike Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals do not have to be specially trained. ESAs do not need to perform any particular tasks for their […]