American Service Pets Blog
Read the latest news related to pets, ESA, PSA, laws, and tips and tricks for caring for your pets.
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If you live in an apartment or smaller house, it doesn’t mean that you can’t own a dog. You actually have a lot of options! Many breeds of dogs are adaptable to smaller living conditions. We’ve compiled a list for your consideration of the top 10 best small dog breeds for apartment living!
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The Halloween holiday is sneaking up for a little boo of enjoyment! Holidays can be such a fun way to include your pets in traditions and memories. For all of our creative readers, here are 12 easy DIY dog costumes that are sure to provide a sweet treat to anyone who lays eyes on them.
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There’s no way to predict what the future will hold for our families (animal members included). When unforeseen medical tragedies strike, our hearts AND our wallets pay the price. Many factors help determine if pet insurance is the right fit for you.
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The loss of a beloved companion, even a cat can unearth very strong emotions and intense grief. Pets are a part of our family too. Though the loss of a pet is tough to navigate, there are healthy ways to cope and heal.
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As the first day of school approaches, children can feel worried about the changes they will encounter. Thankfully, Emotional Support Animals help kids adjust.
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In a world of “online everything” there can be confusion regarding ESA services and documentation. Read more on how to get a legitimate Emotional Support Animal and ESA Letter.
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The mask mandates are lifting. The social distancing restrictions are easing up. We are entering post-pandemic life, and here are 5 tips to cope with getting back to normal.
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Whether you’re new to the service dog life or just brushing up on your knowledge of policies and protocols, there’s one thing that’s pretty important to know:
Where is my Service Dog allowed?
Public accommodation for service animals is generally not a problem for people with disabilities. However far you decide to roam, it’s helpful to know your rights and be armed with some overall protocols for taking your dog out and about so you can both enjoy your outings more!
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For many people, nothing is better than chillaxin in the backyard on the 4th of July with good friends and family—including fur babies! Of course, we all want to incorporate the dog in our holiday get-togethers, but doing so should be approached with care and caution. Some festive foods, supplies, and activities can pose potential risks to your canine companion. Preparing your dog for the 4th of July is super important! Keep reading to find out how.
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In between sipping on my morning coffee and taking in this incredible scene, I reflect on a conversation I had with a good friend yesterday. We’ve been friends for over ten years, so even on a quick, fun getaway, we still bypass small talk and get right to the good stuff. We got into the topic of anxiety. I live and cope with it regularly but wasn’t aware she had experienced it her whole life. It is incredible how much less lonely knowing someone else understands can make one feel. I was humbled as I listened to her ongoing journey with anxiety.
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Many pet owners know what not to feed Fido. Things like chocolate, avocado, and grapes are pretty well-known foods to avoid when considering your canine’s diet. But what should be in your pup’s food? You probably find yourself asking “how do I choose the right food for my dog?” Here’s a guide to help steer you in the right direction and take some of the guesswork out of things.