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“There are a few options for treating your depression,” I say to the patient. “But I think this medication may help.”

The patient starts laughing. “That’s pretty funny, Doctor.”

“I’m sorry?”

“My dog takes the same pill!”

The interface between pets and ­mental-health care has been a hot-button issue in recent years. The evidence that therapy animals can help treat people with psychiatric issues is patchy, yet emotional-support animals seem to be everywhere, perhaps most noticeably on planes. The Internet was in an uproar not long ago over reports that a traveler attempted to bring an emotional-support peacock onto a flight.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/does-your-pooch-really-need-prozac/2018/04/27/e6128470-2963-11e8-b79d-f3d931db7f68_story.html?utm_term=.99544b8929c2

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