Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess
Do you travel with your pet? Do you buy an additional ticket when you travel with him or her? I do most of my cross country travel by car and Henrietta, the Diva Poodle, rides along in seat-belted in comfort alongside me.
There are pet parents though who travel by plane, train, bus and other modes of conveyance who are seeking status as passengers for their pets. What does this mean? That they would be able to buy tickets for their pets when they travel with them.
In an article, Celebrity dog trainer Laura Nativo was quoted as saying, "It’s about time pets became passengers.The whole reason that I have a career is because I have been traveling with Preston for 11 years sometimes legally [and] sometimes disguised as my scarf…"
You can read the entire article here.
We'd love to hear from our pet parents. Have you ever travelled "illegally" with your pet? Do you think your pet should be treated as a passenger and be issued a ticket? Let us know.