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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…

A Guide to Qualifying for an ESA Pet May 12th, 2017

A Guide to Qualifying for an ESA Pet

Emotional support animals (ESA) provide companionship to people who suffer from symptoms of emotional or mental disability. The main purpose of an ESA is to offer emotional support to their owners. Having an ESA entitles owners to protection against housing discrimination and enables them to take their pets on commercial airlines, free of cost. Best  Read More…

What Are ESAs Specifically Used for? May 4th, 2017

What Are ESAs Specifically Used for?

Also referred to as comfort animals, emotional support animals offer therapeutic benefit in the form of emotional support, companionship and unconditional love to an individual experiencing an emotional impairment or psychiatric disability. The constant company, affection and increased activity offered by these animals help reduce stress levels and stimulate mental activity. Emotional support animals, unlike  Read More…

Fun Activities You Can Do with Your Dog April 30th, 2017

Fun Activities You Can Do with Your Dog

A dog is not just a pet. He is a dependable friend with whom you can share your tears and joys. The friendly, faithful creature needs more than just a comfortable home. It needs your time and attention, along with exercise and mental stimulation to stay healthy and fit. Doing fun activities with your dog  Read More…

Four Simple Ways to Reduce Anxiety in 30 Days April 27th, 2017

Four Simple Ways to Reduce Anxiety in  30 Days

Doubt, worry, disappointment, fear, loneliness, uncertainty and numerous other emotions are the result of the world’s most common, most misunderstood, debilitating, and serious condition: a state of anxiety. If you experience anxiety episodes, you know it’s frustrating, debilitating and unwanted symptoms. From physical dysfunction to emotional turmoil to bad mood, anxiety can greatly affect the  Read More…

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