Tenant Can't Prove Dog Was Emotional Support Animal

LVT Number: #30131

Landlord sued to evict tenant for keeping a dog in her apartment in violation of her lease. Tenant claimed that landlord's objection to the dog was untimely, and that the dog was an emotional support animal that she should be permitted to keep in any event. The court ruled for tenant and dismissed the case. Tenant presented a therapist's letter stating that tenant suffered from an "adjustment disorder with anxiety and unresolved grief." The letter recommended that tenant be permitted to keep the dog that she required for emotional support.

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Westchester Gardens LP v. Vargas: Index No. 007454/18, NYLJ No. 1554785288 (Civ. Ct. Bronx; 3/5/19; Weissman, J)