Thursday, January 21

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Emotional Support Animals on Flights Facing Tougher Regulation
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Emotional Support Animals on Flights Facing Tougher Regulation

Travelling can be stressful, especially if you have a mental health illness or have a fear of flying (aviophobia or aerophobia we cant figure out the phobia name)... well if you are travelling to the US or are taking an internal flight in the US you might want to double-check if your Emotional Support Animal is able to accompany you... The US Transportation Department is tightening rules on "emotional support animals" after a series of high-flying (terrible pun, I know) incidents onboard flights. Department of Transport has said that it no longer considers animal companions used by travellers on commercial flights for emotional support as "service animals". Which essentially means airlines can ban them outright. The new definition of a service animal is: "a dog that is ...