Emotional Support Dog: Your Guide

Emotional support dogs are a popular and helpful category of companion animal that works to support their owners with their comforting presence. If you are new to the concept of emotional support dogs or you want to learn more information about these wonderful pups, you’re in the right place.

dog giving human a paw outside

 Welcome to the Emotional Support Animal Blog

Our blog is dedicated to providing a wealth of information and resources to help you better understand the world of emotional support animals.

Whether you’re a pet owner looking for guidance on turning your furry friend into an ESA, someone seeking information on the legalities of ESAs, or simply in search of heartwarming stories and practical tips, our blog has you covered.

We aim to foster a compassionate and informed community where we explore the profound impact ESAs can have on mental health, the bond between humans and animals, and the importance of empathy and understanding in this ever-evolving field. Join us in celebrating the healing power of animals and the invaluable role they play in improving the emotional well-being of countless individuals.

Did you know?

Growing Popularity:

The number of ESA letter requests in the U.S. has been steadily increasing, with a 1,000% rise in requests between 2002 and 2020.

ESA Accommodations:

Approximately 60% of the U.S. households with ESAs have reported receiving housing accommodations under the Fair Housing Act.

Wide Range of Species:

ESAs can include dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, and even miniature horses.

ESA vs. Service Animals:

In 2020, there were an estimated 200,000 active service animals in the U.S., but there is no specific nationwide data on the number of ESAs.