For centuries, animals have been companions to people. Some, like, dogs, are also protectors. Over time, animals have come to play a much more intimate and functional role in people’s lives. These days, there are assistant animals that provide not only companionship and emotional support but also help to people living with physical or […]
A lot of research shows that pets can help relieve some stress. For that reason, some mental health professionals encourage their patients to keep animals for emotional support (ESA). Today, 67% of households in the U.S have pets. Most of those pets are dogs, followed by cats. Have you ever considered getting an emotional support […]
Do you have a mental or emotional health condition and believe that a pet could enhance your therapy? If so, you are not alone. Many mental health professionals believe that animals can have a beneficial effect on their patients. These animals have been dubbed Emotional Support Animals and benefit from laws regarding housing and airline travel.
For years, airlines spent millions of dollars lobbying to ban emotional support animals on commercial flights. This happened after reported cases of unruly or untrained ESAs to continue to rise, putting at risk other passengers’ safety. Additionally, the new laws intend to rule off passengers who use false ESA letters or those who board […]
From simple anxiety feelings to serious and daunting situations, stress is part of every person’s life. According to statistics, 60% of American adults admit that they deal with stress and anxiety daily. This number is a considerable concern. Even so, what matters more is how you keep such fears under manageable levels to remain productive […]
We all deserve to live stress-free and satisfying lives. However, most times, this isn’t usually the case as life throws us lemons here and there. Whenever a stressful situation arises, an emotional support animal can help you get through the rough times. Studies show that emotional support animals have helped many people find a […]
Pets are kept in many households. We regard these furry friends as companions, but did you know that a cat or dog can help you deal with stress, anxiety, and depression? Over the years, pets have become attuned to human behavior and emotions. They understand your feelings, body language, the tone of your voice, and […]