What is an ESA dog? Emotional support animals (ESA) are fast gaining popularity among people who are suffering mental or emotional problems. They provide the comfort, companionship, and affection needed when trying to cope with the symptoms or effects of an emotional or mental disability. If you’re considering getting an ESA dog, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Here’s what you should know before bringing an ESA dog home. Are You Ready for a New Pet? When considering the options of
Coping with depression is not an easy task. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to relieve this challenging condition. Depression can really cause a sense of hopelessness to any individual; it can really negatively haul the structure of the individual's life. Well, coping with depression demands the change in the physical activity, the overall lifestyle as well as the way of thinking. Luckily, there is a way out! The answer is in natural ways to deal with depression that will help you save
We all know that our cats are special and have their own special traits. But what if I told you that there actually are different cat personality types? A recent study has been undertaken that has identified five major cat personality types that our beloved feline friends can be divided into. Dr. Finka of the University of Lincoln interviewed two hundred cat owners to find out about the personality of their cats. From this data, she has concluded that there are five different personality types
Owning a dog is a big responsibility. How to take care of your pet to make sure it is happy and healthy? Dogs and kids have a lot in common. They both need love and care to survive. The thing is: you can have a couple dogs in your lifetime but for a dog which doesn’t have that many years – you are its whole life. So whether you bought or adopted your little rover, here’s how to take care of your pet to make
These funny illustrations will show you what owning a cat is like. If you ever had a chance to have a feline friend you probably know how great cats are. Some people will even say that you don't own a cat, the cat owns you. This is true because all cats have a strong and independent spirit. You can't really walk a cat on a leash, I mean you can try, but as a former cat owner, I don't recommend it. The best you can
Your dog's heart rate decreases and your pet feels less anxious when being close to you. The same happens to you! It’s no secret that the dog is man’s best friend and there can be no bond stronger than that of canine and owner. New studies have actually confirmed that there may be a biological reason for this deep connection that we hadn’t previously realized. Unsurprisingly, when greeted by our dogs, our stress levels diminish, our blood pressure drops and our heart rate slows down. Our
A job in accounting may seem like a big commitment to most, but for Colorado accountant Steve Greig, adopting 8 dogs, 2 cats, ducks, chickens and a pig makes his job seem like a doddle. Following the death of his red miniature pinscher, Wolfgang four years ago, he decided to adopt the oldest and least adoptable dog in the local shelter. Greig consequently returned home with Eeyore, a 12-year-old Chihuahua with bad knees and a heart murmur. The Colorado resident told Mashable his recent addition
Did you know that "man's best friends" have been living with human beings for about 15,000 years? Not surprisingly, in certain cases, the dog has the role of a social partner in a person's life. As a result, a unique relationship that is based on companionship and affection is created. More importantly, there's no doubt that the bond created between pups and their owners is extremely strong. According to scientists, it can be even stronger than the bond between a parent and his children.