Here are some web links with more information on the themes of depression and emotional support animals:
Dog Rescue and Adoption- Where to look
Here are links to some of the larger UK dog rescue organisations but don’t forget to check out local sanctuaries in your area too.
Dog Psychology and Wellbeing
Psychological Assistance Dogs
Mental Health Assistance Dogs – For enquiries email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistance Dogs / Companion Animals
Psychiatric Service Dog Society The U.S. association for psychiatric assistance dogs. Its training section has a list of trainable tasks for dogs that covers most common forms of mental illness or depression
Assistance Dogs UK -UK umbrella organsiation for assistance dogs
Dog Aid – This organisation helps people train their own assistance dogs
Assistance Dogs Europe -The European website for assistance dogs
International Association of Assistance Dog Partners Find out more about the international and USA movement for assistance dogs
Training Psychological Assistance Dogs
The U.S. association for psychiatric assistance dogs. Its training section has a list of trainable tasks for dogs that covers most common forms of mental illness or depression
Travelling with Pets