• On Sep 14, 2019
    Andrea from CO Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can I bring my emotional support dog into Disney world

    chEARs Andrea, and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    Walt Disney World does an excellent job welcoming Guests with unique needs and tries to create Magical experiences for all of its Guests, including those with service animals.

    A service animal is defined as “a dog or miniature horse that is trained to do work or perform tasks for, and to assist, an individual with a disability.” Service animals are welcome in almost all areas throughout the Parks and Resorts. They must remain on leash and under the control of their owner at all times.

    Currently, emotional support dogs are not covered under the service animal umbrella, and therefore not permitted in the Parks or most of the Resort properties. But, if you are planning to stay on property, there are four dog-friendly Resorts for your beloved canine family member. I know how important a pet is, and especially one that assists you. Another option might be Best Friends Pet Care which is a Walt Disney World Resort Pet Boarding facility. I’ve visited the Center, and it looks like nirvana for pets! They offer first-rate accommodations as well as treats and activities.

    Andrea, if you have any more questions, please don’t hesitate to come back. I hope your vacation is full of Magic.

thumbnail image for Rayna

Meet the Panelist: Rayna, Florida

Hi y'all! I'm Rayna: wife, mom, anesthesiologist, and long-time Disney enthusiast. I've lived all over the country, but these days life has my family of seven in Florida. We're fantastically close to the most magical place on earth, and as Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members we couldn't be happier about it. We've visited almost every Disney Vacation Club resort, so I'm thrilled to be here doing what I do best: Helping plan magical vacations. Learn More About Rayna

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.