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October 02, 2018
When we talk about "mans best friend" we all agree we refer to a domestic dog. Dogs have been extensively trained as service animals to perform tasks as guide dogs, herding dogs, search and rescue dogs, tracking and hunting dogs etc. And do not forget your "best friend" at home. Which brings me to the topic of Emotional Support Animals.
An emotional support animal is a dog, or cat, or other pet that helps alleviate symptoms of an emotional or mental disability through companionship and affection. The animal doesn’t need specific working abilities to become an emotional support animal. The positive influence of these emotional support animals are well documented. In a nutshell, an Emotional Support Animal is there for companionship and support while a Service Animal animal has been trained to do specific tasks. But there seem to be some resistance allowing Emotional Support Animals into shops, restaurants, public transport, public places and more for a few reasons.
Here are some articles I looked at:Is it time to ban emotional support animals?Is the idea of an 'emotional support animal' legitimate or ridiculous?USA Service Dog Registration
I am sure you might have some experience with your support animal or with someone else's Emotional Support animal. Let us know your comments in the comments box below.
Looking forward chatting to you again.
October 02, 2018
I am all for Emotional support animals! I have two, they were actually my husbands’ dogs and he needed them to calm him. He never went anywhere in his truck without them. He passed away in early July and now these 2 little dogs(poms) are MY support animals to help soothe my grief and loneliness. I don’t need to take them into a store with me, but i do understand how some folks might need to do that.
October 18, 2018
In today's age folks so easily use the term "friends" when referring to those online or social media contacts as "friends". So what do we tell the next generation about true friends? I am sure we would like to list qualities like ...
October 16, 2018
We have quite a few purses on our website and I have a few in my cupboard too. I am certain you can say the same. And you might even have an old purse you inherited as a family heirloom. I was curious to know what the oldest purse was, ever discovered. What an exciting journey that was. What do you think?
1. How old is the oldest preserved purse? 2. And how far back can purses be traced in history?
October 12, 2018
I am sure you looked twice at the heading of today's topic. Seems like I suggest you fight fire with fire. lol Let me put your mind at rest. I hate any form of violence. In this little write-up I would like to share some positive steps we all can take to successfully deal with cyber bullies.
Using the Internet, a mobile phone or a camera to hurt or embarrass someone is considered cyber bullying. It can be shared widely with a lot of people quickly, which is why it is so dangerous and hurtful.