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Suffering from PTSD? How a Service Dog Can Help

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can alter a person’s life forever. It may be surprising that anybody is at risk for developing this disorder. And, it is estimated that a percentage of Americans will experience PTSD at some point in their lifetime. If you have ever wondered how a service dog can help with PTSD read …

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Why ESAs are Affected by New DOT Air Travel Regulations

Where emotional support animals and plane travel are concerned, history seems to be repeating itself. For quite a while before ESAs got the same treatment, service animals were allowed onto planes for free, and with minimal restraint. As emotional support animals started to become more common quite a few years ago, advocates started saying that …

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Why You Should Consider Adopting a Therapy Animal

The affection a pet can hold for her owner can be deep, profound, and almost bottomless. It’s a small wonder intelligent, affectionate breeds are being trained to serve as therapy animals for addicts and the mentally ill, who not only need a dog to help them navigate through difficult situations but want a genuine canine …

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Helpful Companion: 5 Barking Signs You Need a Service Dog

When does one need or qualify for a service dog? This can be a lot more complicated to answer than you expect. There are various implications of disability in various federal laws. For instance, the Social Security Disability Income’s definition of a qualified candidate for a service dog may differ from that of Americans with …

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Furry Family Members: 4 Ways Your Dog is a Hero in Your Life

Owning a dog can show you a new meaning to life. They show you what it’s like to love another like you’ve never loved before. Whether it’s the dog sleeping in your bed or greeting you when you walk through the door, a dog can be a hero in your life in numerous ways. Here …

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The 4 Best Breeds For Emotional Support Dogs

Dogs are more than pets in the healthcare industry, and they’re great at their jobs. Emotional support dogs help patients with disorders such as PTSD, stressful or anxiety-inducing situations, and recovery after tragedies. Not all dogs have the right temperament for the task, however, and it takes careful training for man’s best friend to pass …

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K9s For Warriors: Helping Rescue Dogs and Military Heroes!

  Some of my dog friends are gettin’ a chance to do some mighty important work! My Lady says she can’t think of anything better than helpin’ rescue dogs and military heroes, except when you can do it at the same time! It’s like doin’ double good! Have y’all heard of K9s For Warriors? My …

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