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Emotional Support Animal (ESA) Letters for Nebraska Residents

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How to Get an ESA Letter in Nebraska Online

With the rise of telehealth providers such as Pettable, obtaining an ESA letter has never been easier. To get the process started, you’ll need to have a consultation with a licensed mental health professional authorized to practice in Nebraska. By choosing Pettable, you could even connect with one today!

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We'll help with any extra forms you need signed and our therapists are available to talk to your landlord anytime, for an additional fee.

* For California residents, effective January 1, 2022, new law AB 468 requires those seeking an ESA letter for dogs to establish a client-provider relationship with the individual for at least 30 days prior to providing documentation, which will result in having two consultations before qualifying.

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Emotional Support Animals in Nebraska

An increasing number of people are beginning to recognize the mental health benefits of owning an emotional support animal. Both federal law and Nebraska law recognize the value of assistance animals, and have protections in place to guarantee equal access to housing for all ESA owners.

ESA Laws in Nebraska

In Nebraska, as in all U.S. states, individuals with service animals have the legal right to access nearly all public places – including establishments where animals are otherwise prohibited. This includes shops, restaurants, hotels, theaters, cinemas, hospitals, and libraries. Unfortunately, the same rules do not apply to emotional support animals, and there is no legal obligation for ESAs to be granted admission to public places. Instead, this decision is made on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the establishment’s owner or manager. As an ESA owner, the best thing you can do is to present your emotional support animal letter and explain your situation. If you have the proper documentation, the venue may choose to make an exception and accommodate you and your companion animal. 

The rules are the same for workplaces. Your boss is more likely to make a special allowance if you make a polite request and bring your ESA letter – it never hurts to ask! 

When it comes to air travel, it’s up to the airline to determine whether they will admit your ESA on board your flight. As specified by the Air Carrier Access Act, they are under no obligation to do so. To give yourself the best chance of a favorable decision, you should make your request long before your planned travel date. If the airline refuses to accommodate your emotional support animal, they may still be able to travel with you as an ordinary pet, subject to the airline’s usual pet policies and fees.

Fortunately, your right to live anywhere – even in a rental property – with your emotional support animal is secure in Nebraska, thanks to the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). As long as you have a valid ESA letter from a licensed mental health professional, your housing provider must make reasonable accommodations for you and your assistance animal. The landlord must also waive any pet fees and breed or weight restrictions. 

However, keep in mind that in Nebraska, it's illegal to misrepresent an animal as a service animal or emotional support animal. This is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and six months in jail. Make sure to have the correct paperwork for your assistance animal, and always be honest about their role and training.

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How Do You Qualify for an ESA in Nebraska?

Although anyone can own a pet for companionship, in order to get an official ESA letter in Nebraska, a licensed mental health professional must assess your symptoms and make a clinical judgment about your need for an emotional support animal. 

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Why Pettable?

At Pettable, our team of world-class therapists will go to great lengths to ensure that your ESA letter will work for you. With our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee, we’ll give you a full refund for our services in the unlikely event that your letter doesn’t work for your housing needs. 

Why Pettable?


1. We Guarantee Our Letters Will Work For You
We believe you should not have to worry about your letter working or not. That's why at Pettable we offer a satisfaction guarantee - meaning your letter works or you get your money back.

2. World Class Mental Health Professionals
We have built a team of world class mental health professionals who can write you a PSD Letter prescription guaranteed to work anywhere you go.

3. Unparalleled Customer Support
We know getting your animal approved to travel or live with you can be stressful, which is why we invest so much in our team of dedicated support specialists to make sure you are always taken care of and have the support you need!

4. Licensed in all 50 states
Our network of mental health professionals is deep and spans across the entire country. Additionally, we have a deep team of mental health professionals to make sure we can meet any timeline.

5. Best In Class Legal Support
We are here to make sure your housing and travel needs are taken care of so you don't worry. Our legal team is dedicated to having your back should you need it!

6. Human Connection & Legitimate Evaluations
In order for your letter to work you need to have a live consultation with a mental health professional. At Pettable we make sure our clinicians adhered to HUD standards and conduct consultations over the phone to get to know you and your mental health situation well.

Why Pettable Is the Best Online ESA Letter Provider in Nebraska

Still unsure whether Pettable is the right ESA letter provider for you? Just take a look at how we compare with other well-known pet telehealth platforms. 

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What our pet parents are saying

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I had an incredible experience with Pettable. I had just moved and was looking for a new therapist, but knew an ESA would really help me with the transition, so I came to Pettable to get documentation so I didn’t have to wait months to get approval from my landlord to bring a pet home. The process was straightforward, timely, and made me feel so valid in my journey. Now I am raising a puppy and never been happier and healthier! I can’t recommend Pettable enough! 
“The process was straightforward, timely, and made me feel so valid in my journey.
Maddee W. Dog parent
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My pup provides relief in stressful situations, particularly when I'm away on necessary travel. Pettable was an amazing resource, connecting me with a therapist who listened to my situation and provided advice above and beyond. I could hear Rhiana's compassion over our call and appreciated her patience. Grateful for this service!"
“I could hear Rhiana's compassion over our call and appreciated her patience.
Austin K. Dog parent
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You were very attentive and I’m very satisfied with the provider I was assigned with, thank you again for helping relieve the stress of not being able to take my furry baby to our new home."
“Thank you again for helping relieve the stress.
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Meet Our Top Licensed Clinicians

Jennifer Bronsnick

MSW, LCSW

Jennifer Bronsnick is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Anxiety Treatment Specialist, & Heartmath Certified Trainer. She provides customized workshops and trainings to working professionals and teams to help build resilience and reduce stress with practical strategies.

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Emilie Kay

MSW, LCSW

I graduated with a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee before obtaining my Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in 2021. I have eight years of experience in the mental health field working in and with various populations, including case management, intake coordination, and residential, inpatient, and outpatient programs. I am certified in Brainspotting to help individuals deeply process negative emotions and trauma/significant life events. Additionally, I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and safety planning in sessions/groups.

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Kassie Claughton

LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

I offer extensive experience supporting individuals in both outpatient and residential settings in the fields of social work and mental health. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor-II, Substance Abuse Professional, Certified First Responder Counselor, and Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider.

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Marvy Beckman

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As a clinical social worker, I have been able to work within multiple types of settings, such as hospitals, community centers, and family welfare. I enjoy having the clinical and administrative experience to holistically serve those I work with.

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