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

Divan Med - ESA Letter example
August 31, 2018
Applying For An ESA Letter? Here’s How To Spot The Fakes

Emotional support animals continue to grab headlines around the US due to the ever-changing laws surrounding their rights, the growing demand for access to them and the public’s interest in what exactly constitutes an ESA. Some stories are favorable and outline the benefits afforded to patients who have access to emotional support animals for both Read More

August 26, 2018
The 4 Emotional Support Animal Species That Bond Most Easily With Humans

Emotional support animals provide friendship, company, and a furry shoulder to cry on in times of hardship for humans who are suffering from psychological and emotional problems. For people who suffer from conditions such as depression, anxiety, or phobias, loneliness tends to exacerbate their symptoms. So having a loyal and loving emotional support animal to Read More

Moosh - man with ESA dog
August 21, 2018
7 Emotional Support Animal Activities to Help You Become Less Isolated

If you’re someone who struggles with depression or other mental illnesses, it can be easy to isolate yourself from the rest of the world. Many people who suffer from these conditions often find themselves spending more time alone and less time with friends and family. But isolating yourself will only lead to the continuation (or Read More

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

Moosh - Cat Lying Down
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

Moosh - Owners with Dog
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

Moosh - old black dog
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