A really common source of confusion is the difference between service dogs, therapy dogs and emotional support animals. We’ve put together an infographic that should make things a bit easier to understand. While it’s probably not an infographic in the true sense of the word, it does show some fundamental differences between three often confused concepts.


If you’re keen to learn more, be sure to look at our therapy dog, service dog and ESA posts. You’ll find out what each one is, what each one does and how to successfully make your own dog one in more detail.



service dog vs tehrapy dog vs emotional support dog


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