Dogs are the most popular pets in America and it’s no surprise why: They’re loyal, loving, and caring creatures that want nothing more than to spend time with their family and have fun. They’re also extremely adaptable and no matter what your lifestyle or life demands are, there is most certainly a dog out there for you.
Emotional Support Animals, often shortened to ESA, are very different from Therapy Animals. But they are often easy to confuse. So we've gathered a collection of Frequently Asked Questions about the common misconceptions associated with the difference between emotional support and therapy animals.
Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) have become a popular source of healing for people all over the country. This is in large part because of the proven ability to ease the suffering from emotional challenges. Although ESAs are cheaper and safer than prescription medication, it has taken some time for them to be properly recognized in the United States.
Perhaps the most asked questions we get from our clients is what is involved with getting an emotional support animal, and what are the steps in getting a dog certified as an emotional support animal? Today, many people know that emotional support animals are an option for people with specific mental and emotional challenges. However, the process of certifying one’s animal, and what to do next, is still unknown to most.
By now, many people are becoming aware of the proven benefits of emotional support animals (ESA). An emotional support animal provides help to people with a variety of noticeable and not so noticeable mental and emotional disabilities. These can include stress, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, social anxiety disorders, and much more.
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