Emotional Support Animals vs Psychiatric Service Dogs: What’s the difference?

Emotional Support Animals vs Psychiatric Service Dogs: What’s the difference?

*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 52 sec. As a reputable provider in housing and travel accommodation letters, we know there can be confusion surrounding the definitions, requirements, and legal rights pertaining to Emotional Support Animals and Psychiatric Service Dogs. If you have been wondering this yourself, we are here to help!

New DOT Rules for Emotional Support Animals: What Every ESA Owner Should Know

New DOT Rules for Emotional Support Animals: What Every ESA Owner Should Know

*Estimated Read Time: 3 min 15 sec. The Department of Transportation recently announced that airlines will no longer be required to recognize ESAs. However, Service Animals (including Psychiatric Service Dogs), who are trained to perform a specific task associated with their owner’s disability, are still legally protected and eligible for those rights.