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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As the holiday seasons approach many people are filled with expectations of festive joyful times with friends and family. Unfortunately, many others struggle with extra anxiety, depression, or loneliness around this time of the year. Research shows that a bit of thankfulness can help lift the spirits and bring a new perspective for all!
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On August 25, 2021, President Biden signed a very necessary law into effect: Puppies Assisting Wounded Service Members (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. For several years, veterans support groups have lobbied for these seemingly forgotten heroes to get the extra support they need. It has been a long time coming, but the PAWS act is a very hopeful and necessary beginning.
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What is a Psychiatric Service Dog? Do you qualify for one? How do you get one? If you have any of these questions (and more), this article is for you. ASP explains all you need to know about Psychiatric Service Dogs.
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One positive by-product of the coronavirus pandemic was the drastic rise in pet adoption and fostering. The pandemic proved that man turns to his best friend in a time of loneliness.
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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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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.