Dog Days in Flight, and How to Avoid Paying a Fee for Your Dog

What if you needed to take your dog on a flight with you, but do not want to pay the associated fees involved and relegate your precious pet to the cargo hold even though the dog is clearly too large to occupy the area in front of your seat on-board the aircraft?

Here is the alleged solution for one couple, who reportedly found a doctor to give them a prescription to certify their pet as a service dog so that their dog could travel in the passenger cabin with them. Additionally, they would not have to pay the US$500 fee charged by the airline.

FlyerTalk members — some of whom are outraged — discussed the ethics of what this couple allegedly did in the Fake Service Dogs thread.

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