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First there is a difference between an Emotional Support Dog (ESD) and a Service Dog (SD). From your description of your issues and need for a dog you are training an ESD. ESD's do NOT have the same access that SD's have under the ADA.

In order for a dog to be a SD it must perform a function the handler cannot do. Examples are Guide dogs for blind people (the dog guides because the person cannot see) or a Seizure Alert dog (the dog can sense a seizure coming on and alerts the handler) or a Diabetes Blood Sugar dog (the dog alerts the handler to a change in blood sugar before the person is aware of it).

An ESD has a different function.

Either way the dog must be highly trained and very stable and non reactive in all situations.
 
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