Pet animals are caring creatures having a lot of emotions. The only thing they lack is the voice for communication. But with the help of their actions they can easily provide you the feeling of love, affection and almost all another type of sentiments. They feel pain, even when their owners are in pain they get to know much before when your friend or family will feel. They also have the ability to show care. Apart from several dogs and cats are one of the most intelligent pet animals with a touch of sensation.
How to register cat as emotional support animal?
With the help of DOGtor, one can easily register an ESA for healing the diseases. By following just a few simple steps you can do the same-
- Confirmation of disability
The first step requires confirming that one has been qualified as a person with a type of emotional or psychological disability mentioned in the manual. Below is a small list of disorders for which you can register for an emotional support animal. These are-
- Separation Anxiety
- Social and other Phobias
- Stress Problems
- Emotionally Overwhelmed
- Fear of Flying
- Bipolar Disorder
- Panic Attacks
- Ability of your ESA
An ESA does not require any specific training as per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Air Carrier Access Act, and Fair Housing Act. But they are only required to behave well in public and you (its disabled handler) can have complete control them. They should not create any nuisance in public.
A pet can be registered as an ESA by providing few legal documentations which can easily arrange by the DOGtor. These are –
- A medical licensed practitioner’s letter stating the degree of disorder
- The letter should be supported with a diagnostic report
- The letter has to be on doctor’s letterhead with license date and the name of the state from where it was issued along with the prescription date.
Authorities for issuing letter–
A licensed mental health specialist, such as a psychologist, psychiatrist or therapist are eligible to issue the letter.
Validity of these letters-
The letter showing the need of an ESA as a part of medical treatment will be valid for a year from the date of issue. But, if you are planning to travel by air, make sure your ESA is vaccinated and keep the file of medical reports.
The best part of this letter which was issued to register cat as emotional support animal is, it states all the related information and you need not clarify about your mental disability with the landlord or to the airlines at any point of time. So, register them to accompany you, play with them which will be a part of your exercise for maintaining blood pressure and cholesterol, get cared by them and release your stress, stay happy and energetic and you will get rid of your disorder within very less time period.