August 16, 2018
4 Ways to Increase the Longevity of Your Emotional Support Animal

Different species of emotional support animals have different lifespans. Dogs typically live about 12 years, turtles can live up to 30 or 40 years, and rats live an average of two to three years. Just like with humans, each animal species has a genetically determined average lifespan. But within that average range, there is plenty Read More

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August 11, 2018
5 Reasons an Emotional Support Cat Might Suit You Better Than a Dog

Cats and dogs have been enemies since the dawn of time – or so the traditional narrative would have you believe! Yes, it’s true that if a dog sees a cat when it’s out and about on patrol, it will likely take a lunge at it, sending the kitty scuttling away in fear. But it’s Read More

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August 6, 2018
Can Regular Pets Become Emotional Support Animals?

In the U.S., it’s estimated that around 44% of households own a dog, and 35% own a cat. That’s a lot of pets running around the country, and it only covers the big two. When you factor in all the rabbits, hamsters, budgies, guinea pigs, snakes, lizards, and other assorted creatures, it makes for millions Read More

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July 30, 2018
How to Care for Your Aging ESA Dog

Having an emotional support animal can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. But as your ESA dog ages, it can be challenging to know how to continue providing them with the best care. Here’s a look at some ways to make sure you’re still helping your elderly ESA lead a happy Read More

July 25, 2018
How To Get an Overweight Emotional Support Dog to Slim Down

Being overweight is unhealthy for an emotional support dog. Just like with humans, if a dog has excess body fat, it will eventually lead to a whole host of health complications. Overweight dogs are more likely to get sick and, ultimately, to die before their time. The stress on an overweight dog’s heart and cardiovascular Read More

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July 20, 2018
Where’s the Best Place to Get Your Emotional Support Dog?

Getting any kind of pet is a big step in a person’s life. They’re likely going to be with you for some time, and suddenly you’re responsible for their wellbeing – they depend on you for all sorts of things, from food and water to a warm, safe place to sleep at night. This can Read More

July 15, 2018
6 Emotional Support Animals That Require Very Little Exercise

Some emotional support animals require copious amounts of exercise. Taking care of an emotional support golden retriever, pot-bellied pig, or horse is a full-time job! Relatively large, athletic, and high-energy pets require tons of exercise, so owning one as an ESA is a titanic commitment. Come rain, hail, or snow (and whether you happen to Read More

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July 10, 2018
Why Lizards Make a Better Emotional Support Animal Than You Think

There are pets of all shapes and sizes out there. Most people will opt for a cat or a dog, the two heavy hitters when it comes to pets in the U.S., and there’s nothing  wrong with that; canines and felines have proven time and time again just how reliable they are as household companions, Read More

July 5, 2018
How To Ease Your Emotional Support Dog’s Hay Fever Symptoms

Many humans feel miserable during spring and summer because they are suffering from hay fever. For people afflicted with hay fever, the time of year when the weather is at its best and the parks are at their most alluring often descends into a frustrating sneeze-fest. Rolling meadows are off-limits and BBQs in the park Read More

June 30, 2018
5 Mini ESAs That Can Live Comfortably in a Small Urban Apartment

With property and rental prices quite high in most American cities, many of us are choosing to live in small urban apartments. These little homes deep in the concrete jungle are rarely endowed with much (or any) garden space. Devoid of outdoor space and with seriously truncated indoor plains (and often precious little headroom!), these Read More