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  • An ESA can reduce anxiety, panic attacks, depression, agoraphobia, and other emotional challenges.

  • An ESA can provide companionship to combat complicated grief and loneliness caused by the loss of a loved one.

  • An ESA offers emotional security for its owner.

  • ESAs have been shown to help lower one’s heart rate and increase levels of oxytocin.

  • Having an ESA can support a person in being physically active

  • According to the Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work there has been an 82% reduction in the symptoms of PTSD (and other trauma-related issues) after just one week of having an emotional support animal.

  • People residing in nursing homes are more active when there’s an animal involved in their daily routine which has also led to a decrease in their medications.

  • Benefits for Housing: Under the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, you will qualify for no-pet housing, including housing that limits your pet’s size or breed. Additionally, you can’t be charged a pet fee.

  • Benefits for Air Travel: Under The Air Carrier Access Act, you have the right to fly with your ESA animal in an airplane cabin with no fee.

To learn if you are a good fit for an Emotional Support Animal (ESA), schedule a consultation.