This emotional support thing has gotten way out of hand

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  1. DaleGribble

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    I fully support the dialysis center on this. There center, their rules.

    Besides that, there are issues with the cutout. Dialysis centers usually have their recliners and dialysis machines packed in pretty close and there isn't a whole lot of room for lifesize cutouts to be hanging around. Sure you could allow one, then tomorrow someone else will bring in a Killary cutout, and then a Barack cutout, or whatever, and they don't have the room for that.
     
  2. serve_and_protect

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    I don't have peer reviewed research, but I know people who have benefited tremendously from having a dog as a companion.
     
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    Might get the blood running faster. We need more P.I. Drill Instructors in our society. I feel you pain give me 10.
     
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    My place of employment actually has it in our HR policy that you are allowed a miniature horse for support. It has to weigh under 100 lbs.
     
  5. DaleGribble

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    That doesn't mean that therapy and coping skills aren't a better option, as Bill stated.

    Having a dog as a companion is fine. Bringing your dog, pony, iguana, or life-sized Trump cutout into places that do not wish to have them present and then hollering "emotional support" is not the correct answer to one's problems. Learning to cope with things by developing the skills that allow full functioning, or as close to full function as possible, is the answer.
     
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    And while your going to deny it, they are very likely people who are maladjusted and have weak coping skills for life as a whole.


    I love my animals more than most, and I bring one of my well trained dogs with me almost everywhere I go they’re allowed. But the ESA thing is crazy ridiculous.
     
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  7. thespork

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    It can, but he is ultimately correct in that, and this can't be stressed enough, an emotional support animal is not a replacement for an emotional support human...

    The right counselor, pastor or just a good friend can do more for you than a dog, and I love dogs..

    This guy with his emotional support cardboard cutout is either just a real life troll, or someone in need of help...

    Also fun fact, kidney dialysis, regardless of the persons age is fully covered by Medicare, so for that one organ we have Medicare for all, and I'm guessing this guy has no issue with getting his little slice of socialism
     
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    I bet some of the TDS afflicted patients/customers started to gripe and put forth a formal complaint.
    As so often in life, one person's support animal is somebody else's nightmare trigger.
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    I think it's ironic to defend someone hauling around a cardboard cutout for emotional support and tie that a comment on somebody else's "derangement syndrome"...

    What is more cultlike/deranged in appearance, deeply disliking a politician, or carrying around a cardboard cutout of one to a medical procedure to reduce your anxiety?

    And on a personal note, as neverest of a never Trumper, if I was there I would say nothing, the world is dark enough as it is, a little comic relief is always appreciated.
     
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    People that grandstand to make a point are idiotic in my opinion no matter what side of the fence they are on.


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    I like animals, but having pets actually puts more stress in my life.
     
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    I have an emotional support rifle I hump around on occasion.

    Dan
     
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    I agree that emotional support pets are out of control. But Dialysis sucks and anything that can be done to make it even slightly better for the patient should be fully supported.
     
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    I benefit greatly having dogs, horses and a cat. I'm adult enough to be away from them for a few hours each day. HH
     
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    People claim support animal on an airplane, when they don’t want to pay to ship pets.
     
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    Emotional support Pelosi cutout?????
     
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    I am absolutely committed to emotional support. As you can see, my puppy is totally at peace.

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