U.S. DOT Proposes Limiting Service Animals To Dogs

Credit: Rob Finlayson
WASHINGTON—New draft regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) would limit emotional service animals to dogs, ending a controversial loophole that caused headaches for carriers and passengers over the last several years. The updated policy, issued in a Jan. 22 notice of proposed...
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Based in Boston, Ben covers advanced air mobility and is managing editor of Aviation Week Network’s AAM Report.

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