"It's just too easy": Man registers honeybees as emotional support animals

by Daniel Payne · Dec 10th, 2019 4:58 pm

Hoping to prove a point about what one expert called a "very silly" problem, a man in New Jersey recently registered some honeybees as "emotional support animals."

The father of two said he was fed up after witnessing a so-called service dog pulling its owner across a public space. Heading to a service dog registry website, he found he could register a hive of bees as a "dog" who would be tending to his own emotional needs.

Jaymie Cardin, a service dog trainer, said the proliferation of easy service animal registry sites is "very silly."

"They don't mean anything," Cardin said. "You can go pay for a registry on one of those websites and basically you're just paying for a piece of paper."


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