Question by zebra zebra: Emotional Support Animals in public places?
Are Emotional Support Animals allowed to go in public places like service dogs?
If they are allowed in public places, do they need certain certification or the service dog vest worn at all times? Also any websites would be helpful. Thanks in advance. 🙂 (btw the dog would be small, like chihuahua size, if that matters.)
Answer by BCs Do It With Intensity
The extent of an ESA is the ability to keep one in “no pets” housing or to travel with the ESA in the cabin of an aircraft.
ESAs are NOT permitted into “No Dog” areas. Service Dogs are the only ones that are granted public access such as that. You will need to speak with your doctor as well as get in contact with a service dog training facility.
Service dogs are trained to carry out a specific task that enables someone with a *life limiting* disability to carry on as normal as possible. These dogs must be *perfectly* behaved in public.
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