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Offline holladogs

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ESA in non-pet housing
« on: October 31, 2017, 04:55:08 PM »
my mom has an esa. she got the right idea and everything but unfortunately did fall for a scam. i believe whatever health professional was also swooped down the web of fake registeries. but she does qualify for one. she’s been recently trying to move into a house with no-pets housing. the house only has one dog limit. the dog being a pet and since service dogs and esas are required access, it should be fine. i was wondering if theres any tips to like mention that there will be two working dogs and a pet dog? without them blowing you off. also how do you get a note from your therapists? any advice will help! if needed we will rehome the pet but really hoping it doesn’t have to come to that.

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Re: ESA in non-pet housing
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2017, 05:36:31 PM »
I'm sorry, this just doesn't make any sense.  Maybe you were typing while tired?

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Re: ESA in non-pet housing
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2017, 06:09:15 PM »
The FHAct doesn't say you get a service dog or ESA in addition to a pet. If the landlord allows a pet and you want a pet and an ESA the landlord can tell you to choose one or the other.  Their existing rule of allowing one pet already accommodates.

What is an ESA? It's a pet being used as part of a treatment plan, especially in housing where pets are not permitted.
« Last Edit: October 31, 2017, 06:11:02 PM by Kirsten »
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Re: ESA in non-pet housing
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2017, 06:10:15 PM »
So you want a total of 3 dogs in a place that only allows 1? A pet, an ESA, and a service dog in training? As far as I understand it the landlord has to allow the ESA but there are no regulations that dictate SDiTs have housing access or that pets have to be allowed ever.
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