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