Therapy animals provide affection and comfort to individuals in hospitals, nursing homes, and other facilities. Therapy animals do not have the same rights as Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals such as no-pet housing and airline travel. These animals can help in many ways and are commonly used in the following circumstances:
We register all animals including dogs, cats, birds, horses, pigs, ferrets, etc. as Emotional Support Animals and Therapy Animals. Dogs and miniature horses can be registered as service animals. We do not provide training.
Emotional Support Animal Registration, Service Animal Registration and Therapy Animal Registration includes two ID cards, certificate of registration, and a Service Animal access rights handout card.
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Register My Service Animal - Emotional Support Animal Registration
Register My Service Animal - Service Animal Registration
* Please check with your airline prior to travel for their specific rules regarding emotional support animals and the type of animals that can travel on a plane. Airlines need to be advised in advance of the date of travel that you are traveling with an Emotional Support Animal.
** Check your city laws for pets that are allowed on your property. If your pet is not allowed within your zoning classification, you may be able request a zoning exception if this option is available within your city.
* Please check with your airline prior to travel for their specific rules regarding service animals. You will be asked what service the dog provides for you. Your dog has to be under your control and not aggressive towards people or other animals. Airlines need to be advised in advance of the date of travel that you are traveling with a Service Animal.
Service animals must perform a task for an owner with a disability or medical condition. The disability does not have to be visible. Dogs and miniature horses can be service animals. Examples of tasks that can be performed by a service animal include:
Service Animals are allowed anywhere the public has access. Allowed in all housing regardless of pet policy. Property managers can ask for note from a doctor to waive pet rent or pet deposits.
Service Animals can travel in the cabin of airline for free. * All public access standards are listed on this website.
Emotional Support Animals help individuals with anxiety or depression by providing comfort and support. Any animal can be an Emotional Support Animal. Federal law does not require these animals to have any specific training.