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Legitimate Emotional Support Animal Certification October 27th, 2017

Legitimate Emotional Support Animal Certification

With high profile stories coming out every other week, more and more people are getting interested in the use of emotional support animals as a form of therapy. Emotional Support Animals are domesticated animals trained to help people in distress because they offer a constant, comforting presence in times of an  incapacitating emotional/mental disability such  Read More…

Are Emotional Support Dogs Tax Deductible? October 25th, 2017

Are Emotional Support Dogs Tax Deductible?

An Emotional support animal (ESA) is any domesticated animal that offers support and comfort to their owner or handler who is going through emotional ups and downs due to various mental/emotional disabilities. Unlike service animals, they are not mandated to carry out specific tasks for a disabled person and thus do not require any special  Read More…

Do Emotional Support Animals Need To Be Registered October 23rd, 2017

Do Emotional Support Animals Need To Be Registered

If you’re someone who is suffering from a psychological or emotional disability, adopting an emotional support animal is an excellent way to reduce stress. While the ESAs that certified mental health professionals prescribe are known to offer therapeutic benefits, they don’t fall under the same category as service animals. Simply put, ESAs are adopted to  Read More…

How Does Pet Therapy Work? October 21st, 2017

How Does Pet Therapy Work?

Medicine is going to the dogs, but in a good way. Pet therapy is popularizing in health care and beyond due to the myriad of benefits it has to offer. It is a blanket term that involves animal-assisted therapy and other similar activities. Animal-assisted therapy is a rapidly growing field that involves dogs or other  Read More…

Can Emotional Support Dogs Go To School? October 19th, 2017

Can Emotional Support Dogs Go To School?

An emotional support dog is a companion dog that a licensed doctor or mental health expert has prescribed to an individual experiencing an emotional or mental disability with the belief that the animal brings them therapeutic benefits. This may include alleviating at least one symptoms of the disability. According to the National Institute of National  Read More…

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