emotional support animals

Republican Senator Manny Diaz wants people who need emotional support animals to be able to rent condos or apartments without facing discrimination. His bill addressing the issue is advancing, but is facing skepticism from his colleagues.

Bailey, a five year old pet therapy dog from the Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association, visits the staff at the 88th Medical Center’s intensive care unit on July 21, 2017. Bailey and the other pet therapy dogs who visit the medical center can help reduce s
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Florida lawmakers are eyeing a crackdown on people who claim their pets are emotional support animals to evade rules and deposits in rental units and condominium developments.