Quick Answer: How Do Emotional Support Dogs Fly?

One emotional support animal per passenger.

ESA must fit in the “footprint” of the passenger’s seat.

Animal must sit on the floor or on the passengers lap.

Animal cannot sit in the exit rows, block aisles, eat off of tray tables, or sit in a seat.

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 3 Apr 2015

Can you fly with 2 ESA dogs?

Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act, a person with an emotional or mental disability can have more than one ESA pet. The good news is that yes, you absolutely can have more than one emotional support animal.

How do I keep my dog calm on a plane?

  • Check in earlier than usual. Give yourself at least an extra hour to check in with your dog, Geller says.
  • Don’t make a fuss when you say goodbye to your pet.
  • Make friends with the flight attendants.
  • Ask the flight attendant to check the temperature.
  • Tip the baggage handler.
  • Keep your dog well-mannered.

21 Sep 2009