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CertaPet Supports New Delta Regulation on Flying with Animals

CertaPet Supports New Delta Regulation on Flying with Animals

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CertaPet, an online platform that connects licensed mental health professionals with people seeking tele-mental health services, announced their support for the changes that Delta Airlines announced regarding their policies for people traveling with their Emotional Support Animals.

Haley Neidich, the Director of Clinical Development for the company stated, “We at CertaPet are pleased that Delta has begun to further legitimize and protect Emotional Support Animals, and we stand by their decision. We understand the concerns that gave rise to this change at Delta; Whether it’s certain individuals taking advantage of the system or animals being unsafe on aircrafts, we agree with Delta that none of this is acceptable; and furthermore, CertaPet recognizes that this takes away from the people who actually benefit mentally and emotionally from this law.”

CertaPet strongly advocates for Emotional Support Animals, as evidence suggests that their physical presence and companionship can have positive effects on a person’s mental health, overall functioning and wellness. An Emotional Support Animal can help those struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD, insomnia, certain phobias, and many other conditions to manage or decrease their symptoms. CertaPet connects individuals who believe they may have a disabling condition or mental health diagnosis with a Licensed Mental Health Professional who provides an evaluation and treatment for the client through a secure online platform. If the therapist determines that the client meets the criteria for an Emotional Support Animal, they will issue a letter in support of that client having an ESA.

On January 19th, 2018, Delta announced that they will begin requiring more documentation when flying with your ESA due to the health and safety of other passengers. These changes will take effect beginning on March 1st, 2018. While providing a signed ESA letter from a Licensed Mental Health Professional, Emotional Support Animal owners will now need to have a Veterinary Health Form alongside a copy of their animal’s current shot record and a signed testament to their animal’s behavior in order to take their animal onboard with them. Additionally, a custom form for Delta  will need to be signed by the Licensed Mental Health Professional who wrote the ESA letter.

Neidich stated, “Although Delta is the first to require this, we do believe that this will become a standard for other airlines as well. This is a great step to legitimizing the process of traveling with an Emotional Support Animal. We are committed to any steps that further legitimize the ESA process and welcome these and other future changes.”

Media Contact
Company Name: CertaPet
Contact Person: Margaret Brooks
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 (844) 272-9391
Country: United States
Website: www.certapet.com

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