Regardless of how successful or a failure you are in life, emotional support always works wonders and is needed by every human being, of course, from other human fellows. In today’s extreme hectic life, it is proven time and again that many of us forced to spend time with machines working whole day or some people just love to spend every second of theirs with tech machines and devices.
In short, humans do not have time for other humans, especially for old, sick and handicapped ones today. This changed behavior of humans has compelled many people to seek emotional support from animals having them as pets. Having company of pets is something humanity has done for ages, especially dogs that have played a major role in this regard and has been a faithful and helping companion of humans along with providing everlasting love.
It is an undeniable fact that there has always been a fantastic bond between humans and pets which is unconditional and most of the time it is more important for a human to have something which loves him/her back without any motive. Although animals have been used for labor and executing different tasks since the dark ages, but they not only bring us physical and social advantages, these animals definitely work at emotional level enriching our lives with joy and affection. Following are some of the ways where a pet can help you with adding more meaning and balance in your routine life.
1 – Feeling of Being Needed To have and look after a cute pet makes one believes that he/she is needed without any selfish objectives, giving reasons to get up and be full of life in the times when you may not feel like to do so. A dog or a cat requires feeding and letting it out and fulfilling this task everyday without fail brings a sense of satisfaction to the pet owner. A great thing about a pet is that it is always cheerful with how you take care of it
2 – Companion in Loneliness A pet is inevitable for the lonely people, especially senior citizens, who are normally left alone at shelter homes. A pet animal simply takes your woes away of being alone and it also amuses you with its innocent and unconditional love.
3 – Safety Besides giving you company, a pet also helps you feel safer when you are alone at home, and having a dog is specifically recommended for this purpose.
4 – Stress-Reviver When you reach home and you see your cute pet rushing towards you the moment you open the door, you simply forget the tiredness and stress you have been experiencing through whole day and when you hold it, it instantly gets your mood refreshing and makes you smile.
5 – Emotional Support after Bereavement or Broken-Heart Your pet always plays the role of an emotional support animal whether you are happy or sad. It brings you immense emotional support when you are gloomy due to the loss of some beloved one or a recent breakup. Realization of your emotional support animal being there gives you hope and optimism as they help you look at the brighter side of life once again in adverse situations.
Restriction on Pets’ Entry However, how much affection you feel for your pets and how much you would love to take your pet everywhere with you, there are places where you will not be allowed to bring it with you, even some residential buildings pertaining to the restriction on pets’ entry. This looks absurd sometimes that what a harmless pet can do to enforce such restrictions, however everyone has their reasons and we should co-operate with the law.
But it is only you who knows the true importance of having your pet with you, not others; therefore, you have to make them realize about it and it is so possible with having letter of keeping emotional support animal.
Once you have received the letter after following the legal procedure, you can take your emotional support dog or cat almost everywhere. Even to the places where pets are not allowed normally.
As a responsible citizen, it is your duty that you do not abuse this convenience in official laws and apply for the emotional support animal letter only if it is needed.