Category Archives: Emotional Support Animals

Are ESA Dogs Banned on Airplanes

ESA dog on plane

You might have heard that ESA dogs are banned on planes. Well, that’s clickbait, sort of.  You can still take your ESA dog on a plane, but they will be treated as a pet and will not receive any special treatment.   Wall Street Journal reported an update mid-February that the change will cost travelers with pets up to $60 […]

Getting A Same Day ESA Or Service Dog Certification

Most people don’t think about an ESA or Service Dog certification until the same day they need it. If your dog provides you with emotional support or you’ve trained them to perform a task that helps you with a disability, you can register them as a Service Dog or Emotional Support Animal. Certifications are not […]

Guide to Psychiatric Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals

Women pets ESA dog at desk

There’s a lot of heated conversation over the increased popularity of Emotional Support animals and people improperly claiming their dog as a Service Animal. When people present their dog as a Service Animal but they don’t behave like a specially trained Service Animal, people with legitimate disabilities suffer the consequences. People with psychiatric disabilities, which […]

Making Your Dog Your Emotional Support Animal

Doberman as an Emotional Support Animal

These days, it’s more and more common to hear about people making their pet an Emotional Support Animal or Service Dog. Let’s get one thing right, a Service Dog is any dog that performs a task that helps their handler with a disability. An Emotional Support Dog provides general comfort and support. To be considered […]

5 Signs Your Dog Is Actually Your Child

chihuahua wearing clear raincoat

For many Millennials today, a dog is more than a best friend. Today, your dog is probably treated more like your child than your pet. They join you at cafés, on dates, and even keep you company at your office. They play a crucial role in the family as your sweet, lovable, dependent. Can a […]

Can My Pit Bull be a Service Dog or Emotional Support Animal

With so much stigma facing pit bulls these days, a question many people are asking is: “can my pit bull be a service dog”? While the answer should be simple, there are a number of factors that come into play. What’s a pit bull anyway? Pit bulls carry a bad reputation, but the truth is, […]