How do I get my dog certified as a service animal?
We have identified 5 simple steps to help you understand how your dog can become a service dog.
- Identify and Understanding What Type of Dog You Have.
- Find a Trainer You Trust or Train Your Dog Yourself!
- Train Your Service Dog.
- Pass a Public Access Test.
- Consider Service Dog Certification and Registration.
How can I get my dog certified as a service dog for free?
At Federal Service Dog Registration we provide free service dog and emotional support animal registration. Our registration process is simple and free. You will receive an email confirmation of your service dog registration and can have your service dog registration easily checked through our website.
How do you qualify for an emotional support animal?
For a person to legally qualify for an emotional support animal (ESA), he/she must be considered emotionally disabled by a licensed mental health professional (therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, etc.), as evidenced by a properly formatted prescription letter.
Does a service dog have to be certified?
How do you certify or register a service dog? Service animals do not need to be certified or registered to qualify as service animals. Employees and staff are not permitted to require documentation from a handler that the animal is certified, trained or licensed as a service animal as a condition for entry.