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Top Misconceptions Regarding Pet Therapy March 27th, 2017

Top Misconceptions Regarding Pet Therapy

Pet therapy includes a range of animal assisted activities and therapies to offer comfort and emotional support to the patient. Pet therapy is a growing field that is now helping individuals recover or better cope with health conditions, such as cancer, mental health problems and heart diseases. The type of animal is selected typically depending  Read More…

Reasons Why ESAs Are Different From Service Animals March 25th, 2017

Reasons Why ESAs Are Different From Service Animals

While Emotional Support Animals are often included as part of a medical treatment plant or are used as therapy dogs, they cannot be classified as service animals. ESAs offer emotional support and companionship to their owners, sometimes helping with symptoms such as anxiety, depression and several kinds of phobias.  ​Additionally, therapy animals are used in a clinical  Read More…

5 Types Of Animals Used For Therapy March 23rd, 2017

5 Types Of Animals Used For Therapy

Believe it or not but a large number of animals are now being used for therapy other than your favorite canine friend. Pets are loving creatures that are known to help patients get through traumatic experiences and illnesses. Whether they have been trained or not, caring and owning a pet offers several therapeutics and proven  Read More…

Key Differences Between Pets vs Emotional Support Animals March 21st, 2017

Key Differences Between Pets vs Emotional Support Animals

Having a pet around may cheer you up and have a positive impact on your life, but Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) do more than that. ESAs act as friendly companions that alleviate symptoms stemming from behavior, physical or psychological disorders.  While all animals and pets may provide companionship and relief to their owners, ESAs are  Read More…

Choosing The Right Breed of Dog Is Important March 19th, 2017

Choosing The Right Breed of Dog Is Important

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. These animals (most  Read More…