American Service Pets Blog

Read the latest news related to pets, ESA, PSA, laws, and tips and tricks for caring for your pets. 

Flying with Service Animals
Education

Flying with Service Animals IN US DOT Rules

*Estimated Read Time: 9 min, 54 sec
If you’re looking to travel with your animal, there are important things to know before booking a flight! We explain all of the new DOT rules in our guide to flying with Service Animals.

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5 Ways to Prevent Separation Anxiety in Dogs
Education

5 Ways to Prevent Separation Anxiety in Dogs

*Estimated Read Time – 8 min, 6 sec
During this quarantine season, we built strong bonds with our furry companions. This is fantastic, but how do we keep them feeling secure even when you can’t be by their side? Learn to recognize signs of distress and the proven 5 ways to prevent separation anxiety in dogs.

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Dog Looking at you
Pets and Housing

Best Small Dog Breeds for Apartment Living

Estimated Read Time: 7 min 27 sec
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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12 Easy DIY Dog Halloween Costumes
Pet information

12 Easy DIY Dog Costumes for Halloween 2021

Estimated Read Time: 4 min 55 sec
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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Is pet insurance worth it?
Education

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Estimated Read Time: 9 min, 32 sec
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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How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet
Education

How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

Estimated Read Time: 8 min, 30 sec
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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Post-Pandemic Hug
Education

5 Tips to Cope with Getting Back to Normal

Estimated Read Time: 7 min, 48 sec
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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Where is My Service Dog Allowed?
Pet information

Where is My Service Dog Allowed?

Estimated Read Time: 8 min, 7 sec
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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