Hurricane Florence Preparedness Guide for Pets

When nature calls, and this time it’s Hurricane Florence on the horn, we’re hoping you have an exit plan that includes your whole family (along with your furry friends). Here’s a couple of tips we’ve found useful. If you have to go, what do you do with Fido? Maybe you can stash the pup with your friends, perhaps there’s a …

Real Story: Air Travel from Canada to the US with my ESA

For 24 years, my depression kept me from leaving the house. So deciding that I would go see my Aunt Barbie in Orlando – 2,000 kilometers, or 1,200 miles away from my home in Toronto – was a gigantic step for me. My divorce after 16 years of marriage forced me to confront all the ways I had been compensating …

Western Michigan University now allows emotional support animals in residence halls

Western Michigan University now allows emotional support animals in residence halls

Emotional support animals will be welcomed into dorms beginning this fall, Western Michigan University announced last week via press release. “Western Michigan University recognizes the importance of Service Animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the broader category of Assistance Animals under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), which provide physical and/or emotional support to …