Moosh - owner petting dog
October 16, 2018
Could Adopting an ESA Actually Make Your Antidepressants Work Better?

Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) can be challenging to treat. Individuals have usually tried everything from multiple medications to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to get relief from their symptoms of depression. But what if there was a simpler way to feel better? A recent study has shown that adopting a pet can actually reduce depression symptoms and improve Read More

October 11, 2018
8 Psychological Conditions that are Improved by ESA Ownership

Emotional support animal ownership has many life-changing benefits. People who suffer from various mental health problems can be helped greatly by the loving presence of an ESA dog, pig, rat, or cat. Certain conditions are especially amenable to being improved by emotional support pet ownership. For example, the company of a friendly and happy pet Read More

MooshMe - plane
October 6, 2018
Things to Know: How Each Airline Carrier Deals with ESAs

If you’re planning on traveling with your emotional support animal, it’s imperative that you know the regulations you’ll need to follow for a stress-free trip. Recently, airline carriers have become more accommodating when dealing with ESAs. However, many of the restrictions and rules from each airline vary from one another, so it can be difficult Read More

Moosh - Best Friends
September 30, 2018
8 Life-Changing Benefits of Owning an Emotional Support Animal

Emotional support animal ownership is on the rise. More people own ESAs in 2018 than at any other time in history, and it’s no mystery why. There are so many advantages to having an emotional support animal in your life. The benefits of ESA ownership in the United States are myriad, ranging from companionship, to Read More

Moosh - cat and owner
September 25, 2018
Where Should You Get Your Emotional Support Cat From?

If you’ve decided it could be beneficial for you to have an emotional support animal (ESA) in your life, you might need some help brainstorming where to find the perfect pet. If your lifestyle doesn’t fit well with owning a dog (they can require lots of attention and exercise), you might want to consider getting Read More
September 20, 2018
Flying Long Distance with Your Emotional Support Animal: Things to Keep in Mind

Have a big trip coming up? If you’re planning on bringing your emotional support animal (ESA) with you on a long flight, there are some important things you should think through before you embark on your journey. It can be overwhelming to travel, especially if you suffer from mental illnesses like anxiety, depression, or PTSD. Read More

September 15, 2018
6 Super-Chilled ESA Species

Many people who require an emotional support animal suffer from anxiety, stress, PTSD, insomnia, or a phobia of some type. For these typically tense people, the type of support offered by a calm and chilled-out emotional support animal species is ideal because the animal’s relaxed and stable demeanor can act as a ballast against the Read More

September 10, 2018
4 Highly Intelligent Emotional Support Animals

Not all emotional support animals are equally intelligent. Just ask any ESA owner who has ever tried to teach their pet hamster to “sit!”, or their pet corn snake to “roll over!”. Trying to teach an ESA with very limited intelligence to do tricks that are beyond its basic capabilities is a frustrating and thankless Read More

Moosh - ESA dog with owner
September 5, 2018
How to Find the Best Obedience Classes for Your ESA Dog

Got your pet designated as an emotional support animal (ESA)? If so, you should know your ESA dog should not only be a loyal companion but also a well-behaved pup that can accompany you without incident. Once you’ve gone through the process of making your dog an official ESA, your next step should be to Read More

Moosh - dog in backpack
August 31, 2018
The 7 Best Pet Carriers for Your Emotional Support Animal

One of the biggest benefits of having an emotional support animal is your ability to take your pet with you when you travel. Whether you’re hopping in the car for a road trip or on a plane for a cross-country flight, it’s great to be able to take your ESA along for the ride. In Read More