American Service Pets Blog
Read the latest news related to pets, ESA, PSA, laws, and tips and tricks for caring for your pets.
The First 5 Skills to Teach a Psychiatric Service Dog in Training
*Estimated Read Time: 14 min 3 sec
Self-training a Service Animal does not need to be a source of anxiety. You should start with the basics! American Service Pets offers tons of resources to help you get started including these first five skills to teach a Psychiatric Service Dog in training.
Top 10 Pet Supplies Saving Hacks!
*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 28 sec
There are solutions for any budget to keep your animal companions well cared for, without going broke in the process. These tried-and-true pet supply savings hacks may be just the answer you’re looking for!
Most Pet Friendly Places in Los Angeles
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 42 sec
The market for pet-friendly businesses and destinations you can enjoy WITH your pet is growing! We have broken down some of the best pet friendly places in Los Angeles to explore.
Basics of Self-Training an Emotional Support Animal or Psychiatric Service Animal
*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 35 sec
The ADA allows individuals with disabilities the right to train a Service Animal themselves. Having that ability removes the cost barrier of Service Animal ownership and makes it a more accessible treatment option for specific physical, emotional, and mental healthcare needs! Let’s learn some basics.
National Black Owned Business Month
*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 33 sec
As a nation, we are striving for equality and diversity alike by making conscious efforts to honor and acknowledge black-owned businesses, as well as appreciate all that they stand for. Here are a few of our favorites, all of which deserve recognition and respect every single day!
7 Simple Tips To Prevent Lost Pets!
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 29 sec
Annually, July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month! Surprisingly, over ten million felines and canines are reported missing every year in the United States. Our animals are members of our families, and these 7 simple tips have helped us keep them safe, sound, and found. Do you practice them all?
How Therapy Dogs and Emotional Support Animals Help After Global or Mass Tragedies
*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 30 sec
The news of tragedy is all too common in our world. However, when we look for the helpers we discover hope and healing in many forms. Therapy Dogs and Emotional Support Animals are among those first responders who make an important impact in the lives of those most affected by global and mass tragedies.
Service Dogs and Suicide Prevention
*Estimated Read Time: 9 min 39 sec
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.
8 Scent Activities Your Dog Will Adore
*Estimated Read Time: 11 min 11 sec
Dogs have super sniffers! Their senses extend beyond our own and help us, humans, in so many ways. Have some fun with your pup and explore these 8 scent activities that you’re both sure to adore.
How My Amazing Cat Helps Me Cope with Chronic Illness
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 13 sec
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.
Emotional Support Animals Can Help LGBTQ+ Individuals Find Strength
*Estimated Read Time: 5 min 48 sec
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.
10 Amazing Apps for Pet Owners!
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 18 sec
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!