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Dog Parks or Doggie Daycare: The Better Option? February 11th, 2018

Dog Parks or Doggie Daycare: The Better Option?

Spending time with your dog is fun and therapeutic. Your dog enjoys being outside, playing in the fresh air. You can’t continue this practice always due to a number of other tasks and duties you have to get done. And staying indoors could impact your pet’s health, which can lead to a number of different  Read More…

The Importance Of Marker Training Your Dog February 7th, 2018

The Importance Of Marker Training Your Dog

Marker training is one of the most revered methods of training for dogs and other domestic animals. It focuses on positive reinforcement and entails clear communication between you and your dog using sound. This method was adopted from the marine mammal training guide and is the perfect method for training your dog. The clicker method  Read More…

The Importance of Clicker Training Your Dog February 5th, 2018

The Importance of Clicker Training Your Dog

Studies suggest that a well-trained dog is a happy dog; there are fewer restrictions on them. They can enjoy their freedom as owners know that they are responsible dogs. Training is important for the well being and health of your dog. Emotional support dogs also require training to deal with the mental instability of their  Read More…

Spotting Aggressive Behavior in Your ESA Dog and What You Can Do About It February 3rd, 2018

Spotting Aggressive Behavior in Your ESA Dog and What You Can Do About It

Emotional support animals are very calm and tolerant. They are trained to stay calm and take action when their owners are panicking. Domesticated dogs are friendly creatures and are sure to warm up to anyone that you invite in your home. As someone who requires the aid of an Emotional support animal, it is necessary  Read More…

How to Help Your Pet Deal with Vet Anxiety July 28th, 2017

How to Help Your Pet Deal with Vet Anxiety

Taking your dog to the vet can lead to a situation that is potentially worse than when you have to convince your child to go to the dentist. Your pet might start feeling anxious from the moment you get him into the car. Here’s how you can give the poor guy a little break and  Read More…

Signs of Separation Anxiety That Your Pet Might Show July 4th, 2017

Signs of Separation Anxiety That Your Pet Might Show

Pet owners often complain about the destructive and disruptive behavior of their dogs when left alone. They might defecate, urinate, howl, bark, dig, chew, or try escaping. Even though these behavioral issues indicate the lack of manners taught, they can also be signs of emotional distress. When a dog’s bad behavior is accompanied with signs  Read More…

Top 10 Mental Health Disorders June 22nd, 2017

Top 10 Mental Health Disorders

Good mental health increase considerably enhances and maintains the emotional wellbeing of any person irrespective of his age. It shows how an individual thinks, feels and acts towards life, and how he handles stress and other associated problems life throws at him. A mental health disorder/disease is an illness that causes mild to severe disturbances  Read More…

Getting an Emotional Support Animal June 16th, 2017

Getting an Emotional Support Animal

Emotional support animals (ESAs) are domesticated animals that offer support and comfort to an individual going through emotional difficulties owing to various mental/emotional conditions. They are not required to carry out specific tasks for a disability, unlike service animals, and are merely meant for unconditional love and emotional stability. ESAs can help alleviate symptoms of  Read More…

Prescribed An ESA? How To Select The Right Dog May 26th, 2017

Prescribed An ESA? How To Select The Right Dog

Have you ever come across a loved one who has a story to share about getting prescribed an ESA? It seems that many people we know are keeping an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) to improve their emotional and mental state. Emotional support animals show up almost everywhere we go, including buildings following a no-pet policy.  Read More…

How To Get An Emotional Support Animal May 24th, 2017

How To Get An Emotional Support Animal

If you are one of the 61.5 million Americans who suffer from an emotional or mental disability, you can easily qualify for an Emotional Support Animal (ESA). An ESA is a domesticated animal (typically cats and dogs) that alleviate symptoms of an emotional disability by providing unconditional love and constant companionship to their owners/handlers. Unlike  Read More…

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