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Complete Online Exam

All individuals seeking an Emotional Support Animal prescription must complete an online medical examination consisting of 74 questions. It takes anywhere from 15 – 20 minutes to complete so please make sure that you are ready to fill it out and move forward, since you won't be able to save your exam and come back to it later. You can begin the exam by clicking on the “online medical exam”tab located in the main navigation menu or by clicking the “get started now” tab below.

Make Payment

Potential patients should keep in mind that if the evaluating medical doctor does not feel comfortable writing you a prescription for an emotional support animal, then you will receive a same-day refund. Refunds are granted only to those who are not approved by the evaluating physician. After completing your online exam you will be required to make a payment and choose a treatment plan that best applies to you. If you need an ESA letter for housing, please choose the housing plan. The entry level housing plan is called the “care plan” and is 159.00. If you need a letter only for travel, then please choose the travel plan for 149.00. If you need documentation for both, you will need to select the Compassion Plan for 199.00, which will cover both travel and housing. Regardless, you must submit payment at that time or your exam will not be processed.

The DOGtor Reviews Your Exam

The Dogtor reviews your exam & you'll receive a notification within 48 hours if approved or not. Approval is typically the same day on a normal work week. In the event that the Dogtor needs to do a further evaluation he may want to speak to you over Skype. However, it's very rare.

You've Been Approved!

All individuals who have submitted an online exam will hear back from the evaluating physician within 24-48 hours. The doctor will email you from this or her personal email address to the email address that you have on file, so please make sure to check spam folders and wait patiently for the correspondence from the M.D. A doctor may ask you more questions about your exam so please be prepared to provide further details if they want more info in order for them to make an informed decision. Usually these questions are about asking for more clarity or that you have been vague in answering a specific question. As stated in Step 3, if the doctor does not approve you, you will receive a same-day refund. However, in the event that you are approved, you will receive your emailed PDF copy of the prescription letter typically on the same day. You will also receive a courtesy hard copy that will be mailed to the address that you have on file when taking the online exam. The hard copy take a few business days to arrive, depending on where you are located in the USA.

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Up To Date Emotional Support Dog Letter Templates

Emotional Support Dog Letter Template

The emotional support dog letter template is the outline of what this letter would look like. If you are curious as to the formatting of this or perhaps you may be a licensed mental health professional and want one for yourself, then read on to learn more about this. Emotional support dogs are crucial for their owner’s health and well-being. Their popularity is starting to soar lately, and more professionals are starting to prescribe them for emotionally disabled people. There are a few templates that are most commonly used, by they all include the same key bits of information on them. Let’s take a look at what these letters are and the different kinds of paperwork that are possible to get.

What is The Emotional Support Dog Letter Template?

This template is an example of the emotional support dog letter and how it would look. The certification must be issued by a registered mental health professional, and sometimes the layout and wording can vary between different people. There are technically three different types of letters that can be obtained, and it’s essential for people who want to get an emotional support animal registered, live with one in a rental property, or take on onto a flight with them and it can all be done online. If you want more information about what rights you have and what laws protect you in these situations, simply go to onlinedogtor.com/laws/ to find out.

 

Letter of Approval

[Date}
To Whom It May Concern:
[Full Name of Patient] is currently under my care and I have been treating them since [Date]. I am extremely familiar with their emotional disability and know the functional limitations that they face as a result of it.
Due to this disability, the limitations that they have inhibits them from coping with certain things which would otherwise be considered normal, but also significant day to day situations. In order to help reduce the symptoms of their condition and improve their ability to function independently, I have prescribed [Full Name of Patient] an emotional support animal. The companionship and presence of this animal is considered to be necessary for their emotional health and general well-being and can mitigate the symptoms of their disability.
Sincerely,
[Professionals Name and Title]

 

Letter For Housing

[Date}
Dear [Name of Landlord or Property Manager]:
[Full Name of Applicant] is my patient and currently under my care. I have extensive knowledge about their emotional disability and the functional limitations that they encounter as a direct result. They meet the definition of a disabled person outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and The Fair Housing Act.
Due to their disability, the limitations that they have significantly affect their day to day life. In order to help alleviate these limitations, I have prescribed them an emotional support animal. This animal is necessary for [Full Name of Applicants] health and general well-being and can result in a significant improvement in the symptoms of their condition.
Sincerely,
[Professionals Name and Title]

 

Letter For Air Travel

[Date}
To Whom It May Concern:
[Full Name of Patient] is a patient of mine and has been under my care since [Date]. I am very familiar with their emotional disability and know the functional limitations that they have because of it.
Due to this disability, there are limitations which can prohibit them from coping with certain things which would otherwise be considered normal, but also crucial day to day situations. In order to help alleviate the symptoms of their condition and improve their ability to function independently, I have prescribed [Full Name of Patient] an emotional support animal. The presence of this animal and the companionship that it provides can result in a serious improvement of [Patients Name] condition.
Sincerely,
[Professionals Name and Title]

 

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