American Service Pets Blog
Read the latest news related to pets, ESA, PSA, laws, and tips and tricks for caring for your pets.
Estimated Read Time: 8 min 30 sec Some presidential pets have given comfort to the First Family, while others gained recognition for helping to shape the nation’s political canvas. As the adage goes, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog,” so let me tell you ‘bout my beeeeest friend…
*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 4 sec. There are always more ways to learn and prepare for avoiding financial strain as a pet parent. We’ve compiled a list of the most common costly mistakes pet owners make and some tips on avoiding them.
*Estimated Read Time: 2 min 6 sec. The Department of Transportation announced that it is revising rules around flying with Emotional Support Animals. Effective January 11, 2021, both Spirit and Frontier Airlines Emotional Support Animal Policy will no longer allow ESAs on board their aircrafts.
*Estimated Read Time: 1 min 21 sec. Following recent changes to U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rules, Alaska Airlines emotional support animal policy will no longer accept ESAs on its flights.
*Estimated Read Time: 9 min 13 sec. Owning a dog is much like having a kid. OK, maybe it’s not THAT similar, but in some ways, it can be! In hopes to spare you the anxiety of becoming a new dog parent, here are 7 surprising dog behaviors to be aware of.
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 48 sec. Why not include your pet pals into your 2021 New Years’ Resolutions this year? Not only will a waggy tailed cheerleader make goal chasing more fun, but you will have a built-in accountability partner to keep you smiling along the way.
*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 45 sec. In today’s world, being prepared early is a common trend. That said, we wanted to give you some time to plan memories with your trusty companions! Here are 9 ways to include your pet in holiday traditions.
*Estimated Read Time: 3 min 15 sec. The Department of Transportation recently announced that airlines will no longer be required to recognize ESAs. However, Service Animals (including Psychiatric Service Dogs), who are trained to perform a specific task associated with their owner’s disability, are still legally protected and eligible for those rights.
*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 46 sec. Don’t let your furry pal’s curiosity deter you from having a bright and festive holiday season complete with all your favorite traditions. We’ve compiled some tips to keep your pet safe and enjoy the holidays!
*Estimated Read Time: 10 min 59 sec. ESAs help their owners manage unseen mental disabilities. They deserve equal housing and travel safeguards as animals who help manage visible physical disabilities. You should know your official rights as an Emotional Support Animal owner.