Helpful Insights On Emotional Support Animals

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What Privileges Do Emotional Support Animals Have?

Do emotional support animals enjoy the same privileges as a service animal? This is one of the most common questions we receive here at therapypets.org, and we see a lot of people get it wrong. The simple answer is no, emotional support animals do not enjoy the same privileges as a service animal. At least,  Read More…

What Do I Need to Know about Emotional Support Dogs?

Emotional support dogs (and other types of emotional support animals) are gaining popularity well outside the disabled community. However, despite their upward trend in recent years, there is still a lot that many people get wrong or simply don’t realize about emotional support dogs. Who are they for? What purpose do they serve? How does  Read More…

Emotional Support Animals: Legal Facts You Need to Know

If you get a warm, fuzzy feeling every time you hug your dog, there’s a reason for that. Animals (especially emotional support animals) aren’t just fun to be around; they can also help to relieve stress and anxiety and make you feel happier. Animals have played a significant role in assisting people with disabilities for  Read More…

Do I Have to Disclose My Emotional Support Animal?

Service animals are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws to ensure a person’s privacy. But do Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) receive the same treatment? This is a gray area for many ESA owners, one that deserves clarity to ensure you are treated within your rights. While emotional support animals are not  Read More…

Can I Take My Emotional Support Dog to Stores?

Emotional support animals enjoy many of the same rights as service animals or therapy animals. But can you take an emotional support dog to stores? The short answer is, not really. Here’s why:   Emotional Support Dogs in Stores: Yes or No? Why can’t I take my emotional support dog into stores? It’s a common  Read More…