Question: Can You Fly With Two Emotional Support Animals?

Flying with More Than One Emotional Support Animal

Most airlines have a one pet per passenger rule, however, it is possible to use a certified ESA letter to fly with multiple pets.

The pets will be expected to remain in your lap or under your seat and cannot be disruptive or aggressive during the flight.

How many emotional support animals can you have on a plane?

Only one ESA or psychiatric service animal per passenger. The emotional support animal must be clean and well behaved. American Airlines only accepts the following emotional support animals: Emotional Support Dogs.

How do you fly with an emotional support animal?

To travel with an emotional support or psychiatric service animal, passengers must upload the required documentation at least 48 hours before a flight. For questions, call 404-209-3434.

Can emotional support dogs fly in cabin?

Federal regulations allow a legitimate emotional support animal, whether it be a dog, a cat, a pot-bellied pig or even a miniature horse in one case, to travel on airplanes in the cabin with the owner, outside of a carrier, and for free if the owner has proper documentation, which means a letter from a doctor or other

Can you have two emotional support cats?

The good news is—Yes! You can have more than one cat as an emotional support animal. The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) states that it is absolutely fine to have more than one emotional support animal. However, it does acknowledge situations where having multiple emotional support animals might be a problem.

Can emotional support animals fly for free?

Federal regulations allow some disabled passengers to fly with their service animals, and the Air Carrier Service Act allows for those with mental-health issues to travel with an ESA free of charge if it helps alleviate anxiety.

Can airlines deny emotional support animals?

Airlines can require lobby check-in for emotional support animals. Airlines can deny animals that are too large or too heavy to be in the cabin and can prohibit animals younger than four months.

Can an emotional support dog sit on your lap on a plane?

If you are an owner of an emotional support dog, you can have your dog sit on your lap or at your feet for the duration of the flight. Emotional support animals are not charged additional fees to fly in-cabin, but must remain calm and under your control at all times.

Can I buy my dog an airline seat?

In-cabin. Generally, if your dog in its carrier can fit under the seat in front of you, it can go in the cabin. You can’t buy an extra seat for your dog. Traveling with a dog this way, essentially as carry-on luggage, usually incurs a lower fee than if it travels in the belly of the plane.

Do airlines Verify ESA letters?

You will be required to produce a formal letter of prescription for a service dog or ESA from a licensed mental health professional. In MOST cases, the airlines will want to see this letter in advance of your flight to verify that it is in order.

How do I make my dog an emotional support dog?

The only true way to certify your dog as an Emotional Support Dog is through a licensed mental health professional. You can connect with a mental health professional in real life or online through a website. To have a legitimate Support Animal, you must have an ESA letter from a licensed mental health professional.

Are airlines required to allow emotional support animals?

Under federal law, airlines must allow people with disabilities to bring their assistance animals on planes. But there are extra requirements for emotional support and psychiatric service animals. But with rising numbers of untrained emotional support animals on planes, disputes have been rising as well.

Can large dogs fly in cabin?

A 40-pound dog is indeed too large to travel in-cabin on most (if not all) airlines and will have to ride as cargo. If your dog is not a certified assistance dog and you are simply trying to find a way around following pet air travel regulations, you will not be allowed to fly your pet in-cabin.