How to Get an Emotional Support Animal (ESA)
The first (and most important) answer to this “How To” question is that you can simply register your existing pet as an Emotional Support Animal by taking our free 5-question qualification quiz here. If your animal brings a soothing, calming presence to your life and plays a vital role in your emotional and psychiatric health, it can be considered an emotional support animal.
In many cases, landlords, rental companies and others will make an exception for you and your ESA. In fact, there are housing laws in place that make this all possible. We encourage you to read more on the US Department of Housing & Urban Development Fair Housing Act.
When it comes to referring your animal as an ESA, the important thing is to have some kind of documentation that you can show. By always having your letter, ID Card and form of identification, you will easily be able to live with your pet should your animal’s status be called into question.
Here at American Service Pets, we do our best to make the process of registering your pet is easy. The first step is to see if you qualify taking our short quiz to get started.