Psychiatric Service Animal Letters
Are you Anxious? Depressed? Have Panic Attacks? Fear of Flying?
You may be eligible for a psychiatric service animal letter to allow your animal access to public buildings and airplanes.
What is a Psychiatric Service Animal?
- Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a service animal is defined as an animal that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. The task(s) performed by the animal must be directly related to the person's disability.
- Psychiatric service animals are categorized as a type of service animal.
- Only dogs are allowed to be psychiatric service animals.
- Psychiatric service animals must be trained to perform a specific task. You may either train the animal yourself or hire a professional trainer.
- Your psychiatric service animal must be trained to behave appropriately in public and must be able to pass the General Public Access Test.
- Under the ADA, state and local governments, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that serve the public generally must allow service animals to accompany people with disabilities in all areas of the facility where the public is allowed to go.
What is the Charge for a Psychiatric Service Animal Letter? What Does it Include?
The charge for this service is $395. If you are eligible, you will receive a psychiatric service animal letter and any extended support services (required forms, phone calls, emails, etc.) that you may need related to your psychiatric service animal.
Does My Psychiatric Service Animal Letter Expire?
Your psychiatric service animal letter is valid for 12 months from the date of issue. Should you wish to have your letter renewed, you will need to contact Carla to be reevaluated. The cost to renew this letter is $150.