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Famous Service Dogs

Over the years, famous service dogs have provided both emotional and physical health benefits to their owners. But, for many of these loyal pets they have also taken up the job of providing security and some amazing feats of valor. From fire station dogs to search and rescue dogs, guide and hearing dogs to therapeutic dogs that offer emotional…

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Update: Our Own Heroes Save Homeless Puerto Rico Animals

Did you hear? Recently, a team of animal welfare agencies joined forces to rescue homeless pets in Puerto Rico. After a severe natural disaster, thousands of pets, left homeless and in danger. The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) worked with North Fork Animal Welfare League (NFAWL), Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation and Kent Animal Shelter….

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The Horror of Lying About an ESA

What Are Fake ESAs? There’s a misguided notion that an ESA is for “anyone,” and that you can claim any animal is an ESA. But an ESA is no less valid than a service animal. The difference between an ESA and a service animal is that a service animal performs a specific task. That doesn’t make an ESA…

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Mardi Gras Pet Parades – Costumes and All

Mardi Gras also referred to as Fat Tuesday, is a carnival celebration that ends the day before Ash Wednesday. Usually, the Mardi Gras carnival celebrations take place for about two weeks. Many people celebrate Mardi Gras by going to a parade. If you enjoy celebrating Mardi Gras and want to do something unique this year, you…

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4 Dog Breeds That Are Great For People With Anxiety Disorders

 Are you one of the millions of people suffering from an anxiety disorder? Do you suffer from Panic disorder symptoms, social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other related illnesses? These cause debilitating degrees of worry and fear. People with anxiety may obsess over things that other people would never think about twice. Likewise, they might…

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Orlando Airport Launches New Therapy Dog Program

How many times have you gone through and airport and seen a police dog, sniffing bags, on duty and keeping the American public safe? For many, that number is too many to count. Well now, our furry friends are doing more for us than stopping the bad guys. The Orlando International Airport has announced that…

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Delta Lifts Ban on Emotional Support Animals

Delta Airlines has announced that they will be lifting the ban of allowing service pets on flights lasting longer than 8 hours of duration. This is a huge victory for the community who requires emotional support pets and service pets. All pets with the exception of pit bulls will be permitted to board these flights…

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Professional Athletes Becoming Role Models for the ESA Community

It is no secret that professional athletes are heroes and even idols to young kids and adults everywhere. You’ll see this in every country, every race, age group and every background; athletes are people of influence whom a large majority look up to. For decades, the issue of mental health has been taboo, especially for…

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Hatty- Chicago State Attorney ESA

In today’s day and age, we are used to seeing an endless cycle of horrific acts and indecency on the news. With so much evil and hatred in this world, it is nice and refreshing to hear a story of hope and restoration- and that is Hatty’s story. Hatty is a two year old black…

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Therapy Dogs Bring Comfort at Impeachment Hearings

Politics, as we know, can be extremely stressful. Have you ever gotten into a heated debate over political views with family? I’m sure we all have. Well, imagine then tension on Capitol Hill as the impeachment hearings on President Donald Trumpprogress. Arguably the most polarizing President in US History, Donald Trump is under fire for…

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