Category Archives for "Emotional Support Animals"

Do Emotional Support Animal Letters Expire?

Reading Time: 3 minutes More people than ever are turning toward emotional support animals (ESAs) as an alternative treatment plan for mental illness. Not only do ESAs have a massively beneficial impact on the mental health of their owners, but they are also protected by two very important federal laws. All people need to get an ESA is an ESA letter. But, do

Emotional Support Animals and the Human Animal Bond

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pet owners will be the first to tell you that having a pet is an amazing experience. You get to share your day-to-day with your adorable pooch. But there’s so much more to companion animals than the cuteness factor. Did you know the human animal bond does wonders for your physical and mental health? Being around animals is especially

Stepping Into the New Year with Your ESA

Reading Time: 4 minutes December is quickly coming to a close. With the New Year right around the corner, many people start making their resolutions for 2020. Others go see the ball drop, attend live music events, and play out their favorite end-of-year tradition. Whatever your plans are for midnight, they should involve your emotional support animal. This loving

The Best Chinese Dog Breeds That Make Great ESAs

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe year of the dog occurs every twelve years. 2018 was the most recent year, and according to the Chinese calendar, if you were born in 1970, 1982, 1994, or 2006, then you were born in the year of the dog. China believes that “dogs are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent.” Well, that’s undoubtedly

How an ESA Can Help You Avoid a Lonely Christmas

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s always hard to beat the loneliness during the holidays if you’re spending them by yourself. Lots of people don’t have any friends or family nearby to spend these days with. Others just don’t feel close to their parents and relatives. But just because you’re alone, doesn’t mean you have to feel

How ESAs Help with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Reading Time: 4 minutes Almost half a million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Women make up 75 % of this number. What is SAD and how can it be treated? Read on for more information about this mental health issue. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder aka SAD? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) usually starts in late fall or early winter.

A Complete Guide to the Allegiant Air ESA Policy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you planning to board a flight soon and wish to take your emotional support buddy with you? We have good news. The Allegiant Air ESA Policy is very welcoming of assistance animals. You can take your furry companion hassle-free. Keep reading to learn more about the documents you’ll need and the restrictions in place! Allegiant

How Your ESA Can Help Make This a Happy Thanksgiving

Reading Time: 4 minutes Thanksgiving is usually a day for celebration and gathering. Friends and family get together to celebrate this national tradition every November, centuries after the first settlers and Native Americans had their famous meal. But for some, Thanksgiving is a sad day. It’s more common than you may think. Amid the tradition of eating

Getting an Emotional Support Animal in Washington State

Reading Time: 4 minutes The rainy Pacific Northwest winters can put a damper on anyone’s mood. They can make it harder for people with mental or emotional disabilities to live their day-to-day lives. That’s why getting an emotional support animal in Washington state is such a great idea. Those with a mental illness will benefit greatly from the company

ESA Weekly News November 11th: New Florida Bill to Combat Abuse of ESA Laws and ESA Chicken Case Goes to Court

Reading Time: 3 minutes There’s always something going on in the world of assistance animals. Today, we look at a proposed Florida Bill which aims to combat  ESA fraud. We also bring you two emotional support animal news stories. The first is about a new case going to federal court involving four emotional support chickens. The second is a heartwarming

Show Support on National Stress Awareness Day 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mental Health Awareness Day has come and gone, but there’s another date you should mark down on your calendar. National Stress Awareness Day is also important. This year, it will happen on November 6th. Take the time to reflect on how stress impacts your day-to-day life. Around 40% of American workers are overwhelmingly stressed.

The Best Scottish Dog Breeds That Make Great ESAs

Reading Time: 4 minutes Aye, dear Scotland. Castles, fables, ghostly tales, and Nessie. This mystical land of green hills and bagpipes is also home to some wonderful Scottish dog breeds. They’ve received their fair share of airtime on screen, giving adequate limelight to their character traits of being loyal, brave companions. One such Scottish dog who

ESA Weekly News Report October 16th: Pets Allowed on Uber Rides and Labrador Calms Courtrooms and Police Stations

Reading Time: 2 minutes As always, we’re bringing you the best emotional support animal news on the internet. This week, we have two pieces. The first is about Uber Pet, a new service from the world-famous transportation company. The second is a heartwarming piece about a service dog who has helped an entire Californian community. See If You Qualify for

Why Your Emotional Support Squirrel Is on the No-Fly List

Reading Time: 4 minutes Squirrels are adorable, who could resist them? Some people love these animals so much they have gotten an emotional support squirrel. But keeping the fluffy rodents as ESAs isn’t quite straightforward. Did you know virtually all airlines don’t allow them on board of commercial flights? Or that not all landlords accept squirrels

Show Your Support on World Mental Health Day 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mental health matters. It’s just as important as your physical health. Unfortunately, many people don’t meet with a therapist because of the stigma associated with it. World Mental Health Day is trying to get rid of that stigma. On October 10th, we raise awareness about the importance of mental well-being. Join us in encouraging

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