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What are some Emotional Support Animal Benefits?

In Emotional Support Animalby Emotional Pet Support Team2 Comments

Has anyone ever told you that a 12,000-year-old human skeleton was found in Israel a few years ago with its hand resting on the skeleton of a 6-month-old wolf pup?

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This is true! It also typifies the bond that we humans have had with dogs and not only does our relationship go way back, our relationships are also very powerful.

For instance, studies show that pet owners have lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and better mental health, among many other perks, both physical and emotional. Not too surprising, right?

However, what you may not know is that you might qualify for your pet to be an Emotional Support Animal.

That’s correct!

Unlike Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals don’t have to undergo any sort of training. In fact, all you have to do to qualify is prove that your pet minimizes the negative symptoms associated with your emotional disability, whether it’s anxiety, depression, stress, etc. After registering your pet as an ESA, you’ll be able to enjoy the following benefits:

Housing

How many times have you heard of friends and/or family members having to give up their pets because of their housing situation? You can protect yourself from this tragic, yet common, scenario by registering your pet as an ESA. Under the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1998, you will qualify for no-pet housing, including housing that limits your pet’s size or breed. Additionally, you can’t be charged a pet fee.

Airlines

If you’re like the vast majority of people, you might find yourself on a flight from time to time. Unfortunately, airlines have made it very difficult for pet owners to fly with their pets by either charging outrageous pet fees or disallowing pet travel altogether.

Under The Air Carrier Access Act, you will be able to fly with your pet in the cabin with NO fee. However, with an ESA travel letter, you can travel on a plane with your ESA with no trouble at all!

The Bottom Line

Most people are unaware of the benefits of having an Emotional Support Animal. Furthermore, they are unaware of just how simple it is to qualify and register. As long as your little one poses no threat to other people or animals, then you are well on your way to having your very own ESA.

We at Emotional Pet Support can help!

Take our online examination to see if you qualify today!

Comments

  1. I didn’t realize pets could be used as an emotional support method. I know when I am around my dog I seem to be happier, because he is always happy. That is pretty great that they can fly and house with you if you have your pet registered.

    1. Author

      Hi Kenneth,
      Yes, pets can be an esa. You can live with them and/or fly with them – all you need is the proper ESA documentation that we provide. Take our exam to get started!

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