DOT Rules Dogs Are Only Service Animals Allowed On Passenger Planes | NBC Nightly News

DOT Rules Dogs Are Only Service Animals Allowed On Passenger Planes | NBC Nightly News

The Department of Transportation also announced that emotional support animals no longer qualify as service animals. Only dogs trained to help persons with a disability will be allowed in the passenger cabin.
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  1. Michael Middleton on July 30, 2022 at 5:27 am

    FINALLY! You need your emotional support python. Fine. Walk, run or drive. You wackjobs are not getting on a plane!!

  2. Fredia Hale on July 30, 2022 at 5:31 am

    I have post-traumatic stress my dog would fly right thank you and God bless

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  4. Dogbone TV on July 30, 2022 at 5:35 am

    i bring my emotional support body crabs everywhere i go. they dont bother anyone, leave them alone.

  5. La Ho on July 30, 2022 at 5:37 am
  6. Simon Jennings on July 30, 2022 at 5:38 am

    about time

  7. playlist55 on July 30, 2022 at 5:38 am

    As it should be. If your can’t fly without your Peacock, then Drive!

  8. Rich Another on July 30, 2022 at 5:39 am

    Pretend those where the eyes of a chicken. Snap out of the brain washing. Please don’t eat someone else’s family members.

  9. Pruto on July 30, 2022 at 5:42 am

    Arf, arf…

  10. MSPUKIMOLIELIE on July 30, 2022 at 5:44 am

    I was at a Pride Parade in Chicago one day, and this guy with a big, fat nasty pig, passed me up. His pig was taking a crap, and someone walking behind them, said, "your pig took a crap, clean up." But the guy just kept on walking. It left a stench, as if you were at a barn. Then more people started walking home, and of course, many of them stepped on the pig manure that its owner didn’t pick up. This is really being irresponsible. It’s like the owner of a pit bull who allows his dog to go off-leash in public. The owner might now the animal, but we don’t. Even so, humans dont completely understand the temperament of animals so well that they can anticipate all their behaviors! So leash your dogs, clean up after your animals, and stop exaggerating with the "Service Animal," exemption; you are making it worse for those who really need a service animal.

  11. calbastian on July 30, 2022 at 5:44 am

    Just when I thought I can bring my favorite beaver on the plane this happens.

  12. Maureen Lockridge on July 30, 2022 at 5:44 am

    "pets on planes"..Yes, that’s the, BS…fr

  13. Blade Runner on July 30, 2022 at 5:44 am

    now is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

  14. Drool Alot on July 30, 2022 at 5:47 am

    People that need service animals are weak minded and pathetic.

    6 year Marine… Done and seen more than most of these weak clowns. No animal required

  15. saxxin1 on July 30, 2022 at 5:49 am

    So I can’t bring my emotional support cow anymore?

  16. Team Blanco on July 30, 2022 at 5:50 am

    Grow up people. You don’t need these animals on planes. Ridiculous

  17. Emperor Palpatine on July 30, 2022 at 5:51 am

    Well darn! I can’t bring my emotional support elephant with me anymore! This is discrimination!!

  18. AtarahDerek on July 30, 2022 at 5:51 am

    Service horse owners, you NEED to sue! The DOT promised to apply your ADA rights to the ACAA, and they LIED! #ACAAisableist

  19. Dentatus Dentatus on July 30, 2022 at 5:52 am

    Does this mean I can’t bring my emotional support imaginary unicorn on planes anymore?

  20. mukamuka229 on July 30, 2022 at 5:52 am

    There’s such thing as emotional support animals that are legitimate like a cat. Cats are not allowed now bc of the exotic animals brought on fight. This is discrimination! If I have a cat deemed as an emotional support animal prescribed by a doctor, who are u to say it’s not legitimate. My cat is trained and well behaved. This is an outrage.

  21. Ab by on July 30, 2022 at 5:56 am

    Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. They tie up heavy, cumbersome loads and put them on other people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them.
    Everything they do is done for people to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called ‘Rabbi’ by others.
    “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah. The greatest among you will be your servant. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted".

    You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything, in Heaven above or in the Earth beneath, or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents up to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

    If my people who are called by my name, humble themselves and pray, AND TURN FROM THEIR WICKED WAYS, I will hear from Heaven, will forgive their sins, and will heal their land.

    And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

    This, then, is how you should pray:

    Our Father in heaven,
    hallowed be your name,
    your kingdom come,
    your will be done,
    on earth as it is in heaven.
    Give us today our daily bread.
    And forgive us our debts,
    as we also have forgiven our debtors.
    And lead us not into temptation,
    but deliver us from the evil one.

    For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

    "Matthew 5-7 NIV Bible Gateway", we can use google search.
    These are the teachings,
    The Righteousness of our Lord Jesus Christ our God.
    REPENT, and start doing what is right.
    If you abide my teachings, you are really my disciples; then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.

    A time is coming and has now come, that the true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit and Truth. God is Spirit, so his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and Truth; they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks.

    In the New Heaven and New Earth,
    only Righteousness dwells.
    May the Spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ our God be with you all.

  22. Brandon Roberts on July 30, 2022 at 5:57 am

    I know so many people that bold face lie about needing emotional support dogs. Thanks

  23. Jerry Fieldz on July 30, 2022 at 5:58 am

    So many people sew a "service animal" patch they bought on eBay on a doggy jacket just so they can bring them on planes and in stores. A poodle is not a service animal. You should have to show medical papers and papers showing that the dog has been through proper training, not just a random pet.

  24. jadetiger88888 on July 30, 2022 at 5:59 am

    thank goodness! the fraud has been going on but it was ignored. i am so glad they did this

  25. Crazy About Keto on July 30, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Nice finally putting and end to the fake ones! Being a flight attendant I’m so thrilled!

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  28. John Bartlett on July 30, 2022 at 6:02 am

    Trump won the election

  29. Terry R on July 30, 2022 at 6:03 am

    If you need an animal other than a guide dog to have emotional support then get a stuffed animal or a picture of one

  30. christopher Vincient on July 30, 2022 at 6:04 am


  31. em ily on July 30, 2022 at 6:04 am

    All pets are service animals tho.

  32. Brian Pham on July 30, 2022 at 6:05 am

    Finally!!! That’s awesome

  33. John Bartlett on July 30, 2022 at 6:07 am

    Covid 19 is a Hoax

  34. Praetor_Fenix420 on July 30, 2022 at 6:08 am

    So I won’t be able to bring my emotional suport wolverine?

  35. Veronica Zawodniak on July 30, 2022 at 6:11 am

    Service and therapy animals are not supposed to be aggressive in any way shape or form. Also to there’s guidelines to taking your animal on a plane or on a cruise ship. Recently a friend shared with me a story of his friend taking her service dog on a plane. this dog has no training whatever. Also she gave it to water 10 minutes before the flight so it got scared and it urinated on the plane! This is unacceptable!!! So I can see the reason for the airlines cracking down.

  36. Roxxann Toretto on July 30, 2022 at 6:11 am

    THANK GOD! Finally my Service Dog amd I can fly in peace. It should have been service animals only in the first place. I just hope they dont discriminate against mini horses cuz they can be service animals under ADA law.

  37. sharpe34 on July 30, 2022 at 6:11 am

    I need my emotional support octopus, he doubles as a cup holder.

  38. Karen Neill on July 30, 2022 at 6:13 am

    People never mention the other side of this.. If there is a dog or cat in the cabin on a flight, I cant fly. Dogs and cats have caused anaphylactic reactions in me. I wear a specially designed mask which is high filtration, but even then, if I’m near a dog, my skin will start to react. I don’t need to be in direct contact… I once had a reaction to a doctor who had two husky’s at home because she was in my breathing space for too long. It did come up once, another passenger had a guide dog. Fortunately (for me, anyhow), his inbound flight was delayed. Otherwise I would have been happy to take the next flight, but they couldn’t guarantee that flight would be pet-free either…. People seem to think that the comfort of their pampered pet is more important than my being able to breathe. What to do with two people who have incompatible disabilities is a bit trickier to navigate, Id like to think it could be sorted out in the moment.

  39. Inquisitive One on July 30, 2022 at 6:14 am

    The movie “Snakes on a Plane” was made for a reason.

  40. Juan Yepez on July 30, 2022 at 6:14 am

    Emotional support animals was never recognized as a service animals first of all.
    Now DOT it’s violating ADA federal laws for ESA.

  41. Mr. Powerhouse on July 30, 2022 at 6:14 am

    Weirdos… Thank God…

  42. David P on July 30, 2022 at 6:16 am

    I need my emotional support dolphin to fly with me

  43. Darling2021 on July 30, 2022 at 6:17 am

    Took long enough. This was getting ridiculous!

  44. Croscar Mellose on July 30, 2022 at 6:19 am

    GOOD!! I mean, I saw a guy with an emotional support alligator. Where does it end? Emotional support hyena? Gimme a break! Stop catering to everyone who cries!

  45. Croscar Mellose on July 30, 2022 at 6:20 am

    I didn’t see one comment below NOT in support of this! Thankfully. 🙂

  46. june2420111 on July 30, 2022 at 6:20 am

    Long overdue. This was just an excuse for people to not pay or adequately prepare for proper pet travel.

  47. Myhigh on July 30, 2022 at 6:20 am

    Stay home or go on a road trip. The crew has enough problems with the 2 legged animals.

  48. Nick Black on July 30, 2022 at 6:21 am

    Tired of these fuckn dogs in stores

  49. MJ Lejer on July 30, 2022 at 6:25 am

    The rule is way past due; people were using the ploy to draw attention to themselves, evoke sympathy, or be funny, whatever their excuse. They probably should have spent more time with their shrink to gain more spine!
    As an animal lover, I believe in support animals, they can do a lot of good, but, be sensible about it, you’re not going to get a lot of support from some of the animals they were using! It was demeaning to the authentic cases, and insulting to the valuable animals, like dogs, who have a lot of training to do what they do effectively and safely as a support animal! Leave the ponies, chickens, pigs, ducks, and rodents etc. at home in the barn and on the ranch where they belong, it borders on animal abuse and cruelty when people use them for ESA’s when they’re not qualified, ponies don’t really LIKE to ride on trains or buses, even if they can physically board them! And the public doesn’t really want to be in the company of obvious mental cases! Use your backbone and brain and common sense! Only then will you receive proper consideration from the public!

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