These airlines are banning ESA’s

Some airlines believed passengers abused the policy to avoid pet fees.

COLORADO, USA — After receiving thousands of concerned comments, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) no longer recognizes emotional support pets as service animals. 

In December, the policy change was announced and paved the way for many airlines to ban emotional support pets altogether. Some airlines believed passengers abused the rule to avoid pet fees.

For emotional support dog owner Scotty Walker the news came as a surprise. 

“It was pretty shocking to me and really frustrating honestly because I wasn’t sure how to get home for a

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Flying Private Enables Travelers to Bring Emotional Support Animals On Board

Dog ready for travel

New regulations that no longer require airlines to accommodate emotional support animals have resulted in bans across several major airlines.

Pets are like members of the family, and they should be treated that way.

Luxury Aircraft, LLC. has announced that amid new restrictions banning emotional support animals on several commercial airlines, travelers should know that they have other options and that flying private can offer much more flexibility. 

 

Up until recently, travelers on commercial flights were permitted to bring pets and certain animals on board as emotional support animals.

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Human breeding of cats has made them look like they are always in pain

As attested by internet-famous cats like Grumpy Cat and broccoli-hating Smudge, our cultural stereotype of cats is that they are often aggressive, standoffish or, well, grumpy. 

Now, a new study suggests that grumpy cat behavior, and particularly those with grumpy-looking faces, may be related to an accident of human breeding. Indeed, as humans bred our pet cats to look cuter and more appealing to their human companions, such facial changes may have affected their ability to communicate with each other.

“Our research suggests that our preferences for looks in animals may go beyond the mere ‘cute’ to also include animals

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Ben & Jerry’s Next Ice Cream Flavor Could Make You Rich

Ice cream is literally going to the dogs — at least if Ben & Jerry’s gets its way. The Unilever-owned ice cream purveyor turned heads when it announced that its newest version of frozen treats was not designed for human consumption, but rather for our four-legged friends.

Ben & Jerry’s “Doggie Desserts” might initially seem like a gimmick, but the trends underpinning the company’s announcement are serious. If you’ve been paying attention, one of the biggest shifts in the American household in recent years is pets’ status as a member of the family. According to the American Pet Products

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224 pets rescued from overwhelmed Arkansas shelter, 29 end up at Cascades Humane Society

JACKSON, MI – Cascades Humane Society has teamed up with 15 other shelters from throughout the U.S. to rescue 224 cats and dogs from an overwhelmed Arkansas shelter.

CHS received 25 dogs and four cats from the Humane Society of the Delta in Arkansas on Wednesday, Jan. 13, officials said, adding the Arkansas shelter had too many pets and couldn’t care for them and keep the shelter clean.

A few of the dogs coming to Cascades need immediate medical care and most need to be spayed or neutered. Quite a few of the dogs have heartworms as well, officials said.

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