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  # 2299808 15-Aug-2019 14:13
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I have an emotional support giraffe. Can that fly with me? I'll pay for an extra seat. It goes everywhere with me. To the pub. The zoo (causes real confusion). Bowling (I don't have to rent it shoes). So it should be able to go on the plane with me.


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  # 2299818 15-Aug-2019 14:42
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How does a miniature horse secure it's seat belt during turbulence? They're as heavy/heavier that a human - one of those getting airborne and landing on you during turbulence could kill you and is a totally different prospect to a guide dog etc.

 

Could you imagine in a small plane with no cockpit door a small horse getting into the flight deck (through turbulence/panic etc) and kicking the pilots in it's struggle to get out?


 
 
 
 


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  # 2299833 15-Aug-2019 15:11
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tripper1000:

 

How does a miniature horse secure it's seat belt during turbulence?

 

 

They get a steward/ess to help them - you'd just need to ask the horse to refrain from nibbling stewardesses ears - at least before they get to know them.

 

 


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  # 2299839 15-Aug-2019 15:18
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Journeyman:

 

I have an emotional support giraffe. Can that fly with me? I'll pay for an extra seat. It goes everywhere with me. To the pub. The zoo (causes real confusion). Bowling (I don't have to rent it shoes). So it should be able to go on the plane with me.

 

 

As long as you don't bring onto the same plane your emotional support rabbit, while i have my emotional support Serval with me..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taking the you know what, only because i saw this on the news the other night

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9537214/african-wildcat-seized-family-home/

 

 


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  # 2299864 15-Aug-2019 15:55
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I considered getting a barista civet, but it made really sh***y coffee.





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  # 2300055 15-Aug-2019 21:31
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Bung: A problem with "service" animals was the way some people like Paris Hilton abused the concept by claiming that the dog in her handbag was one.


Personally, if a dog is allowed to fly as a service animal, I can't see why it shouldn't be allowed to as a pet.

I sat next to people with dogs on flights in the US and it was rather nice.





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  # 2301743 19-Aug-2019 16:03
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Guide dogs are a necessity tool, pets are an optional luxury.

 

Guide dogs are accorded higher status than pets, both in law and peoples esteem. 

 

Guide dogs = trained by professionals and have passed formal behavioural assessments. Badly behaved dogs get cut from the program and get down-graded to mere pets.

 

Pet dogs = entirely random quantity. Could be a guard dog trained to attack strangers, trained to fight other dogs, trained to chase cats, not trained at all or if you're lucky, trained to behave in public - you just don't know what it's background is.

 

I've been bitten by plenty of pet dogs. Never once been bitten by a guide dog.


 
 
 
 




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  # 2301771 19-Aug-2019 17:25
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tripper1000:

I've been bitten by plenty of pet dogs. Never once been bitten by a guide dog.



You must either be scary or look delicious, I've never been bitten by any dogs in 45 years of life 😀

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  # 2302265 20-Aug-2019 10:19
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Got bit walking to school as a kid a bunch of times, got bit riding my bike and minding my business a couple of times. As an adult got bit by friends mentally unstable dogs that just didn't like males etc. Have several low socioeconomic neighbours with misbehaving dogs & their visitors with dogs that get off their leads occasionally and bale up pedestrians.

 

Pet dogs (as a group) are simply less predictable than Guide dogs.


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