Transportation Department Issues New Rules For Animals On Planes

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Transportation Department Issues New Rules For Animals On Planes
The Department of Transportation decided only service dogs will be allowed in airplane cabins.
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The government is tightening its rules for service animals on airplanes. 

The Department of Transportation previously said airlines could not prevent any person from bringing their emotional support animal on a plane for free – no matter what type of animal it is. 

But the department now strictly defines a service animal as a dog and says emotional support animals are not to be considered as service animals – which means airlines could end up banning them.