emotional support animals


Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Service Dog

Here's who qualifies for a service dog, how to apply for one, and what tasks they can be trained to do.
Cindy Kuzma
The VICE Guide to Right Now

RIP Dexter, the Emotional Support Peacock Who Was Too Fabulous to Fly

Dexter, who shot to fame in January after being turned away as an emotional support animal from a United flight, reportedly passed away Sunday in his owners arms.
Katya Lopatko
The VICE Guide to Right Now

War on Millennials: Southwest Is Banning Emotional Support Snakes

The airline has joined other carriers in cracking down on exotic animals on flights.
Nicole Clark
The VICE Guide to Right Now

JetBlue Is Totally Cool with Your Emotional Support Miniature Horse

But hedgehogs, ferrets, snakes, and spiders are a no-go.
Drew Schwartz
mental health

Delta and United Updated Their Emotional Support Animal Policies

The airlines now require travelers to provide letters from their vet and doctor.
Susan Rinkunas
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Talk About That Peacock Who Tried to Get on a Flight

United Airlines rejected Dexter, a Bushwick-based emotional support animal, from flying the friendly skies.
Sarah Bellman
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Actually Tried to Bring This Emotional Support Peacock on a Plane

It didn't work out so well.
Drew Schwartz
River Donaghey
Fighting Words

We See You, Fake Service Dog Owners

You're ruining it for people who actually need them.
Ali Wunderman

A Lady and Her Service Kangaroo Got Kicked Out of a Wisconsin McDonald's

A customer called the cops when he noticed that the furry thing in the stroller wearing a diaper was a kangaroo.
Mike Pearl