This is why you should avoid online ESA letters

As CEO of ESADoggy, my team is often asked about fake ESA letters sold on the Internet, $49 instant certificates, leases, collars, tags, and the what-not.

Here’s our response.

According to HUD’s Fair Housing Act, an emotional support animal letter of recommendation is based on an individual’s “disability and disability-related need” for an assistance animal.

Simple enough, here’s where it gets wonky.

Nearly all online ESA vendors engage therapists who review self-reported answers from a cheesy online mental health assessment. Rarely, in fact, almost never, will those therapists engage with a client.

How else can they provide a $35 ESA letter — for which a therapist is compensated $10 for their review of a DSM–5 Self-Rated Level 1 Cross Cut Symptom Measure.

That is unethical at best.

When providing just an assessment, it’s ESADoggy’s position that our therapists cannot ethically assert a client relationship.

Making an informed decision

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Owning a pet, be it any, brings a bundle of joys. Each day turns into a fun-filled moment. For a privileged pet owner, a pet is never just ‘a Pet’ but a treasured member of the family. Whether it is a beloved cat or a dog, it brings companionship like any other member of the family. That companionship is loaded with every emotion that is found and established in other relations, such as love, care, and trust. Therefore, when a dear pet dies, it is natural to have feelings of sorrow, sadness, and distress.

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