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Emotional Support Animals Can Help LGBTQ+ Individuals Find Strength
Emotional Support Animal

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.

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Amazing Apps for Pet Owners!
Pet Products

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! 

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Sunflower Lanyards For Hidden Disabilities
News

Sunflower Lanyards for Hidden Disabilities

*Estimated Read Time: 6 min 5 sec
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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Psychiatric Service Dog

Can Service Dogs In Training Go Anywhere?

*Estimated Read Time: 5 min 56 sec
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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Current Pet Trends: Are They Really Worth It?
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Current Pet Trends: Are They Really Worth It?

*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 9 sec
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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Service Dogs and Suicide Prevention
Mental Health Awareness

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.

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Summer Travel Tips for Pet Owners
Pet information

Summer Travel Tips for Pet Owners

*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 4 sec
Here are some great summer travel tips for pet owners that will ensure a safe and low-stress trip. Pet-friendly options are trending, making it more feasible to scratch that wanderlust itch as a pet owner.

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Help! My Doctor Won't Write A Service Dog Letter
Guide

Help! My Doctor Won’t Write A Service Dog Letter

*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 46 sec
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.

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esa for cats
Guide

ESA For Cats: A Guide on Picking The Right Breed

*7 minutes, 43 seconds

If you’re getting a cat for your ESA, you should keep the above qualities in mind. However, every cat has its own unique personality, and even if they’re not a breed that is well known for having those traits, they might. Also, keep in mind that the reverse is true as well. A cat that is known for certain traits won’t necessarily have them; they’re just more likely to.

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