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Anyone have experience getting a scrip for a companion dog?

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hurtbs posted 4/16/2013 18:14 PM

Anyone here gotten a prescription for a companion dog? If so, can you outline the details of the process?

purplejacket4 posted 4/17/2013 00:03 AM

Most of my patients have done the background work with the agency to even see if they would qualify. Then I write the letter asking for the animal. Then insurances, etc duke it out. Once you have the animal your work, school, etc, have to fall in line for ADA reasons,

hurtbs posted 4/17/2013 07:37 AM

@purple What agency?

purplejacket4 posted 4/17/2013 15:32 PM

It depends on why you need the service animal. There are blind ones, diabetes ones, seizure ones, companion for depression, etc.

purplejacket4 posted 4/17/2013 15:35 PM

sent you PM with a link on getting started

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