On Service Animals, Emotional Support Animals and Freelancers
Central Florida Health News|March 2021
If you watch a service animal with their human, there is a higher level of nonverbal communication taking place. The training that enables and facilitates that level of connection often takes years of training.
JESSICA McDONALD

Last July, Florida legislators enacted a law intended to combat fraudulent requests for emotional support animals (ESAs) in housing. SB 1084 dictates that animal registries, certifications, and similar online documents are insufficient to support such requests. More importantly, the law outlines criminal penalties for anyone who makes or supports fraudulent requests for animals in housing, including healthcare practitioners.

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