emotional support dog/cat/etc.

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emotional support dog/cat/etc.

A pet officially certified by a doctor or mental health professional to travel with one in order to provide some manner of comfort or emotional support (typically relating to a mental health condition). The specific type of animal is named after "support" Can I bring my emotional support cat with me on the plane?
See also: cat, dog, emotional, support
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When her mum passed away in 2015, Sazsa, 34, had her registered as an emotional support cat, which means she can take her everywhere.