Matt Fleming

Writer and devoted dog dad – Pettable

Matt is a Midwestern-based writer and devoted dog dad, living with a sweet mixed-breed pup named Robin. A life-long dog lover, he had the pleasure of growing up with several German Shepherds, a Cocker Spaniel, and a Black Labrador. He is a full-time editor, as well as a musician and poet, who loves basketball, birdwatching and listening to The Cure and Nick Cave.

A public access test for service dogs is used to see if a service animal is sufficiently trained to be taken out in public safely.

Public Access Test for Service Dogs

Service Dogs & Service Animals
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January 12, 2024
June 4, 2024
Although emotional support animals are generally not accepted in hotels, there are some chains that will happily accommodate your furry companion.

Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) in Hotels - A Complete Guide

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
May 9, 2024
Although pet insurance does not typically cover most of the costs associated with an emotional support animal, you may still find some financial benefit.

Does Insurance Cover Emotional Support Animals?

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
May 3, 2024
Therapy and comfort dog certification validates dogs trained to provide emotional support and comfort in various settings.

Therapy Dog & Comfort Dog Certification Guide

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
May 3, 2024
To get a service dog in NY, apply through a certified organization, meet ADA qualifications, and complete required training with the dog.

How to Get a Service Dog in New York

Service Dogs & Service Animals
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January 12, 2024
April 4, 2024
In California, to get a service dog, apply through a certified training program, meet ADA requirements, and complete specific training for your needs.

How to Get a Service Dog in California

Service Dogs & Service Animals
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January 12, 2024
April 4, 2024
Verify the legitimacy of an emotional support animal (ESA) letter by checking for a licensed mental health professional's credentials and contact information.

Fake ESA Letter: How to Tell if You've Been Scammed

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
January 22, 2024
There isn't a formal ESA (Emotional Support Animal) registration recognized by the U.S. government. Be cautious of online scams. Always consult current regulations.

Is There An ESA Registration of America?

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
December 21, 2023
The Fair Housing Act is an important law that protects emotional support animal owners' rights allowing them to keep their animal with them. Protect your rights with an ESA letter.

Fair Housing Act & Emotional Support Animals: What's Protected?

Housing Rights
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January 12, 2024
December 11, 2023
Discover the essential components of an Emotional Support Animal letter in our comprehensive guide. Learn what information is typically included and how to obtain this vital document for your ESA.

What Does an Emotional Support Animal Letter Include?

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
December 8, 2023
The laws surrounding emotional support animals can vary, depending on where you live. Read on for a full guide on ESAs in New Mexico and how to obtain an ESA letter to help you.

New Mexico Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Laws

ESA Letters by State
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May 7, 2024
December 5, 2023
Any pet that provides you with emotional support for your mental health disability can qualify as an ESA. Speak with a licensed mental health professional to make your Reptile an ESA with Pettable today.

Can a Reptile be an Emotional Support Animal?

Emotional Support Animals
Published:
May 16, 2024
December 4, 2023
The laws surrounding emotional support animals can vary, depending on where you live. Read on for a full guide on ESAs in Alabama and how to obtain an ESA letter to help you.

Alabama Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Laws

Emotional Support Animals
Published:
May 16, 2024
August 17, 2023
While Airbnbs typically have pricey pet fees, there are a few ways to navigate them. Including having a psychiatric service dog. Find out more.

Airbnb Pet Fees Explained (And How to Avoid Them)

Pets
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January 12, 2024
August 16, 2023
The laws surrounding emotional support animals can vary, depending on where you live. Read on for a full guide on ESAs in Montana and how to obtain an ESA letter to help you.

Montana Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Laws

Emotional Support Animals
Published:
May 16, 2024
August 9, 2023
Discover emotional support animal laws in Louisiana. Get a comprehensive guide on ESAs and learn how to obtain an ESA letter to support you.

Louisiana Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Laws

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
August 8, 2023
Landlords cannot deny a valid ESA letter without a reasonable cause. Know your rights and find out how to get an ESA letter with Pettable.

Can You Be Evicted for Having an Emotional Support Animal?

Housing Rights
Published:
January 12, 2024
August 2, 2023
Bringing your brand new puppy home for their first night can be both exciting and overwhelming. Find out how to make it stress-free with Pettable Academy.

How to Have a Stress-Free First Night with Your Puppy

Dog Training
Published:
January 12, 2024
August 1, 2023
Discover pet-friendly accommodations, avoid fees, and enjoy hassle-free vacations. Save on hotels with these 5 travel tips from Pettable.

How to Avoid Pet Fees at Hotels: 5 Pet-Friendly Travel Tips

Pets
Published:
January 12, 2024
August 1, 2023
Discover the timeline for potty training your puppy. Learn effective techniques and tips to achieve a hassle-free potty training process with Pettable Academy.

How Long Does it Take to Potty Train a Puppy?

Dog Training
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January 12, 2024
July 31, 2023
With the right approach and some patience, dogs of any age can be trained. Learn how to handle training an older dog with Pettable Academy.

How Old is Too Old to Train a Dog?

Dog Training
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January 12, 2024
July 25, 2023
Teach your dog a release word for when they're done working. Learn how with Pettable Academy's expert guidance. Strengthen your bond and improve communication.

7 Practical Release Words for Dogs and How to Teach Them

Dog Training
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January 12, 2024
July 24, 2023
Make your Snake an ESA with Pettable. Speak with a licensed professional for qualifying and documentation. Get the emotional support you need today.

Can a Snake Be an Emotional Support Animal? - ESA Guidelines Explained

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
July 11, 2023
Master the art of training your dog to ignore other dogs and maintain focus. Explore expert tips and step-by-step instructions for better obedience on walks and outings.

How to Train Your Dog to Ignore Other Dogs in 5 Steps

Dog Training
Published:
January 12, 2024
July 10, 2023
Discover the perfect leash for you and your furry companion. Learn how to determine the right leash based on various factors with Pettable's expert guidance.

How Long Should a Dog Leash Be? - Leash Lengths Explained

Pets
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January 12, 2024
July 6, 2023
Protect your emotional support and assistance animals in "no pet" apartments under the Fair Housing Act. Get an ESA housing letter from Pettable

Can You Have an ESA in a No Pet Apartment?

Housing Rights
Published:
January 12, 2024
July 6, 2023
Discover effective techniques for achieving loose leash walking with your dog. Learn how to teach leash manners and enjoy stress-free walks together.

How to Teach Loose Leash Walking in 4 Steps

Dog Training
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January 12, 2024
June 27, 2023
If your pet provides you with emotional support for your mental disability they may qualify as an emotional support animal. Make your pet an ESA and speak to a licensed mental health professional with Pettable today.

What Animals Can Be Emotional Support Animals?

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
June 27, 2023
If you have a disability that impacts your daily life, you may want to consider a Giant Schnauzer service dog as your next companion. Find out more about how a service dog could change your life.

Giant Schnauzer Service Dog - Everything You Need to Know

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
June 23, 2023
Your dog will tell you if they are feeling uncomfortable or overwhelmed with what are called displacement behaviors. Learn how to identify displacement behavior in your dog with Pettable Academy.

5 Examples of Displacement Behavior in Dogs

Dog Training
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January 12, 2024
June 22, 2023
Discover the best techniques to teach your dog to stay with these top 6 expert tips. Learn the “stay” command and more with Pettable Academy.

Top 6 Tips on How to Teach a Dog to Stay

Dog Training
Published:
January 12, 2024
June 22, 2023
Obtain an ESA letter from a qualified mental health professional in your state. Pettable can help connect you with licensed professionals for your ESA needs.

6 Healthcare Professionals Who Can Write an ESA Letter

Emotional Support Animals
Published:
May 16, 2024
June 15, 2023
If you have a mental or physical disability, a Beagle service dog could be a valuable companion. Find out more about how a service dog could help you.

Beagle Service Dog - Everything You Need to Know

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
June 5, 2023
Transform your life with a French Bulldog service dog as a devoted companion. Discover the profound impact a service dog can have on daily living.

French Bulldog Service Dog - Everything You Need to Know

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
May 31, 2023
Service dogs are permitted into most public places where pet dogs are prohibited. Find out more about service dog rights with Pettable.

Are Service Dogs Allowed in Restaurants?

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
May 23, 2023
If you have a dog or miniature horse, you may be able to make them a service animal. Find out more about what animals can be service animals with Pettable.

What Animals Can Be Service Animals?

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
May 16, 2023
Getting a service dog in Florida is a simple process. Learn all the requirements to get a service dog in your state with Pettable.

How to Get a Service Dog in Florida

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
May 10, 2023
Any domesticated animal can be an emotional support animal. Find the right ESA for you with Pettable.

The 8 Best Types of Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals
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May 16, 2024
May 3, 2023
Getting a service dog in Texas is a simple process. Learn about all the requirements to get a service dog in your state with Pettable.

How to Get a Service Dog in Texas - A Complete Guide

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
April 26, 2023
It is important to know you and your service dogs rights. Gain an understanding of service dog laws and more with Pettable.

Can You Legally Ask for Proof of Service Dog?

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
April 24, 2023
Explore diverse service dog types and their invaluable assistance. Discover how these remarkable dogs help in various ways on Pettable.

Types of Service Dogs and What They Do

Service Dogs & Service Animals
Published:
January 12, 2024
April 17, 2023

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