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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Mental health and wellness are part of the human condition. It can sometimes be challenging to gauge which of our emotions are proportional, and which are of greater cause for alarm. The conversation surrounding mental health is an important one, and we would like to openly share about Service Dogs and suicide prevention.
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Managing a physical chronic illness is a never-ending, full-time job. Constantly running on an empty tank also messes with your mental and emotional sustainability! I have found great assistance in the presence of my Emotional Support Cat, and I share my story to help others find hope as well.
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Individuals in the LGBTQ+ community encounter prejudice, harassment, victimization and other serious struggles more frequently than their heterosexual counterparts. It is important to discuss how Emotional Support Animals can help LGBTQ+ individual’s find strength.
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Even for the best pet parents, pet care can be overwhelming. Luckily, technology has made keeping up easier than ever. We compiled our favorite 10 amazing apps for pet owners that cover adoption, pet sitting, health, convenience, and a few for mere enjoyment!
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It can be hard to ask for help when others can’t see what you suffer from; especially in instances where negative stigmas have been falsely attached to your problem. Thankfully, people no longer have to “grin and bear it”, or suffer on their own. Sunflower lanyards for hidden disabilities can help!
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Public Access privileges for Service Dogs in Training vary significantly by state. Some states allow Service Animals in Training to be in public areas if accompanied by their trainer. Others do not extend the same rights.
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Bringing a new baby home is an exciting and significant life changing event…particularly for our pet pals. Here are a few tips to help make the transition seamless and enjoyable for the entire family.
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As loving pet parents, we want to do everything possible to optimize our furry friend’s health. We have dug deep to research the most current pet trends of the year. Results are in and we are happy to share the top six, worthwhile pet trends of 2022.
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The rising temps and outdoor adventures of summer can be great fun, but can also pose different risks for dogs! Be aware of what to watch out for with these real-life heat safety tips.
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Evidence shows that individuals frequently grappling with mental intensity or destructive feelings greatly benefit from the use of a Psychiatric Service Dog. So then, why are so many physicians hesitant to recommend them? That’s an important question! Many are finding themselves stuck when their doctor won’t write a Service Dog letter.