Flying with a dog as a carry-on | Oakland - Yelp

Both  and  will accept cats and dogs as carry-ons only, for a $95 to $100 fee.
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Our hope is that, one day, dogs of all sizes and breeds will be welcome in the cabin next to us on all commercial airliners. We would like to see a policy on airlines where you can at least buy the entire row of three seats for you and your dog if necessary so no one else would need to sit next to your dog. Maybe airlines could require that people with pets that don't fit in kennels under the seats carry muzzles in case it proves necessary for any reason such as excessive barking or aggression. Most people who travel with pets would much rather have the pets with them in the cabin. Flying is often stressful enough without the additional worries about your pet being unattended. Dogs are allowed on trains in Europe and they co-exist with the other passengers. Why not on airplanes as well?


permits pets as carry-ons, cargo or checked luggage — excluding brachycephalic dogs and cats, which are not allowed as checked luggage.
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: The cost is $125 each way for domesticated dogs and cats on flights within the U.S., except Hawaii, and select international destinations. Carry-on pets aren’t allowed for trips to and from Europe, South America, the Middle East, Barbados, and Jamaica. Up to seven animals are allowed on each flight, and the specific rule regarding two pets per carrier is in effect here, too. If anyone has flown successfully with their dog or cat as a carry-on before, any advice
Photo provided by FlickrThe Carry-Me pet carrier is a versatile, stylish soft pet carrier for dogs and cats. Great for traveling by plane as a carry-on or by car.
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Have any of you ever flown with your dog as a carry-on? I'm doing it for the first time in a week and I'm really nervous about it. I'm worried my dog is too big (she is about 20 lbs) and that the airline will say she won't be able to fly with me. I also worry about her freaking out on the plane with the pressure changes/turbulence/etc. It is a fairly long flight (4 hours). Can anyone who has done this help me out by sharing tips and success stories?Wow, reading these comments made me laugh. I got TSA covered, airline is good, Hotel is awesome, dog has her own suitcase and snacks for her are in my carryon (which is small and mostly filled with stuff for her. . .lol). It’s a direct flight so no issues there. My airline and airport are both pet friendly so good there. However, I didn’t worry this much when traveling with my son as a baby. I am just so nervous. I am even taking her to the vet before travel to make sure she is healthy enough to travel (p.s., she is a very healthy dog. . .it’s totally a mommy thing). We are traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. Here in Vegas we do not have to worry about fleas so I will have her treated for fleas and ticks before we leave as Orlando is a hotbed of these creatures. Is it funny that my worry is just getting through TSA and coming home without fleas?. . .just Saying.So, I’m flying this week with a small dog, a carry-on dog, in the cabin. I’m transporting my daughter-in-law’s dog from her previous home in Boston to her new home here in California. When she moved here, she flew with an 18-month-old, extremely active boy, and that seemed like enough with which to burden a young mother flying otherwise alone. Her dog has been languishing for a few months with her parents, waiting for someone in the family to fly with, in the passenger cabin. I don’t recommend flying a dog as cargo except when there is absolutely no other choice, and only under specific conditions.Some airlines allow small pets in the cabin of the plane, if they're in a carry-on kennel or approved carrier that fits under a passenger seat; standard carry-on baggage restrictions must be followed. Usually, these flights need to be less than six hours. Animals other than dogs or cats may not be allowed--airlines have very specific regulations--and odor or noise disturbance can get a pet and passenger removed from the plane before take-off. Pets must remain in their carrying case for the duration of the flight. Most airlines allow one pet per passenger and two pets per cabin, though American Airlines allows two per passenger and seven per flight, so again, be sure to check individual rules. The maximum size for cabin pet carriers on American Airlines is 19 inches long by 13 inches wide and 9 inches high. Soft-sided pet carriers made of water-repellent, padded nylon with mesh ventilation on two or more sides may exceed size limits slightly because they are collapsible, but animals must still be able to stand up, turn around and lie down naturally. Pet kennels are counted as a passenger's carry-on bag or personal item, and a cabin pet charge is added the cost of the plane ticket.