Emotional Support Dog
While Emotional Support Animals or Comfort Animals are often used as part of a medical treatment plan as therapy animals, they are not considered service animals under the ADA. These support animals provide companionship, relieve loneliness, and sometimes help with depression, anxiety, and certain phobias, but do not have special training to perform tasks that assist people with disabilities.
PPK9 ESA Program includes beginner and intermediate levels, learning commands such as look, sit, down, stand, stay, wait. The program also includes 8 weeks of socialization.