Helpful Insights On Emotional Support Animals

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Understanding The Difference Between ESAs And Service Dogs

There seems to be controversy surrounding the role of animals in the lives of chronically ill and disabled people. Here we will be looking at the major differences between an ESA and a service dog. To have a service dog, a person must be disabled. For instance, needing reading glasses owing to weak eyesight is  Read More…

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One, Two, Three…..or Fourteen? How Many Support Pets Are Allowed

An emotional support animal, usually a cat or dog, although this can also include other domesticated species, such as birds, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, snakes, rats, teacup pigs,  and hamsters provides a healing effect to its owner through its company.  These animals provide comfort and emotional support to individuals experiencing mental impairments and psychiatrist disabilities.  Emotional support animals  Read More…

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Find Out If Your Pet Is A Legal ESA

If a person is emotionally impaired and is therapeutically dependent on his or her pet for emotional support, the individual is entitled to enlist the animal as an Emotional Support Animal (ESA). The 1988 Fair Housing Amendments Act requires the property manager/landlord to adjust their housing policies when dealing with a tenant who has an  Read More…

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How These Special Pets Provide Emotional Support

Animals have been providing companionship to humans since time immemorial. Pets are by our sides and provide endless love and affection to form a bond that is special and unexplainable. Not only do animals provide physical benefits but also emotional and social benefits to enrich our lives, and give structure and balance to it. An  Read More…

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Want To Bring Your ESA? Here Are The Rules You Should Know.

Emotional Support Animals (ESA) are animal companions that are believed to bring their owner or handler relief from a mental disability and also help alleviate its symptoms. These animals play a major role in the lives of people who are dependent on their pets for emotional support and healthy functioning. This means keeping their pets in  Read More…