MyServiceAnimal Employee - Kendall Abbott

Kendalla MSA author

Kendall Abbott

Physician MD

“I believe that animals play a significant role in supporting our mental health. Not everything in this world can be cured by pills.”


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The happy owner of the cat CoCo

Author Posts

Sep 6, 2022

What is a Therapy Dog?

Specially trained animals have been used for many years in various areas of life for various needs. One of these special categories is therapy dogs, which provide support to people who find themselves in difficult life situations. In this article, you will be able to find all the information about therapy animals and learn how […]

Aug 23, 2022

How to Get a Service Dog Letter From a Doctor

Service animals are practically indispensable assistants for humans with inabilities. They help their owners in various ways: from performing small household tasks to providing therapeutic benefits and monitoring medication intake. Therefore, if you have any dysfunction, you may want to consider getting a service animal. Besides, in addition to executing physical assignments, animals bring the […]

May 24, 2022

Service Animals Versus Emotional Support Animals. What to Choose

Service dogs and emotional support dogs are faithful and dedicated companions for people with various physical health problems and mental frustrations. Although many people often confuse these two concepts, they are still different species of helper animals. They differ both in the functions they perform and in their legal status. And which of these animals […]

May 4, 2022

A Miniature Horse as a Service Animal | What Can it Do?

Despite the fact that in most cases dogs are used as service animals, still, almost 10% of the total number of four-legged helpers are other species, together with miniature horses. The Americans with Disabilities Act 2010 updated rules allowing miniature horses to undergo unique training to help people with disabilities. The legal possibilities for a […]

Apr 27, 2022

Modern Use of Animal-Assisted Therapy Programs

It may seem surprising to you, but animal-assisted therapy is an incredibly popular practice nowadays used to increase one’s motivation and educational abilities, as well as to improve the quality of life in general. Different animals can be involved in this type of therapy; however, the most popular choice is still people’s best friends – […]

Feb 23, 2022

What to Do If Your Therapist Won’t Write You an ESA Letter

Emotional support animals, or companion animals, are an essential part of the therapy for various mental maladies. The benefits of ESA have been repeatedly proven by various mental health professionals. And every day more and more people resort to this type of therapy. For many humans, it is really easier to overcome their frustrations, fears […]

Dec 8, 2021

How to get Emotional Support Animal to Treat Anxiety

A pet always brings joy and calmness to its handler. That is why emotional support animals are often used today as adjunctive therapy to cure a variety of mental disorders. What exactly is an emotional support animal? Almost any pet that grants nonphysical endorsement to the owner may become an emotional support animal. An ESA […]

Oct 19, 2021

The Various Types of Service Dogs. How They Can Help?

We all have the same right to live an active and happy life, regardless of our health or inabilities. That is why service dogs are called upon to help humans whose opportunities are limited. The General Meaning of the Concept In a general sense, a service dog is a specially trained animal that aids people […]

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