Category Archives: Pets & Animals
A Guide to Applying for a Pet ESA Certificate
ESA or emotional support animals is something you hear about in the US. There are therapeutics benefit in having an animal qualified as an emotional support animal to accompany a person or a patient. Cats or dogs are the favorite choice as companion pets although a person can choose other animals aside from these to be their companion. The whole purpose of an ESA is to give relief and support for people with disability, psychological symptoms or emotional stress. Here are basic facts you need to know about ESA which you should know before getting a certificate.
You can get an emotional support animal if you have to verify your disability as stated by law and so you need to check with your physician to verify this for you. The procedure involves have a doctor write a certificate to prove your …
What You Will be Able to Expect from a Service Dog
A service dog is a type of dog that is trained to assist person with disabilities such as seizures, visual, hearing impairments, post traumatic stress disorders, autism, mental illness and people with ambulatory problems. The service dog should have desirable character traits which include psychological makeup like trainability and being in good health. The dog should also have a good temperament. One should also be physically fit and has sufficient stamina.
There are many service dogs that are trained and bred by a particular organization. Many of the common breeds which are not difficult to train include Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers and the German Shepherds. However, it is worth noting that any mix or breed is capable to be trained as a service dog but such will depend on the health status as well as temperament qualities.
In the …