Sometimes these cases are tricky. What usually makes some of them really tough is considering whether or not certain animals can be trained enough to be reasonably mannered in such an enclosed space. In this news story, a woman notified Frontier Airlines that she would be bringing a Support animal, but did not tell them it was a squirrel. Then, fox news reported "that when the crew explained the policy to the passenger and asked her to leave with the squirrel, she refused. Orlando police were called and the entire plane had to be deplaned so they could escort the passenger off the aircraft." The whole story might not be 100% clear from the news story alone, but I can imagine why it could have been a problematic situation on all sides. I'd like to do more articles on Support animals of all types (ESA, therapy, service, etc.) and the differences as well as how different species would be workable in these roles. I can see some more than others and some in different roles from others. In certain places, though, it's always going to be tougher. In a tight airplane, a restaurant, a medical clinic: those are just examples of places where the issues aren't simple. In the meantime, read the story for yourself or just comment in general. What are your thoughts on animals like squirrels that are usually considered feral as support animals? What about animals that are often pets but are not as often in public spaces where it might be a sensitive issue? (Examples might be mice, snakes, full-sized horses, goats and so on.) I think it will probably require a whole series of posts to discuss fully. Here is the news story: https://faq.flyfrontier.com/help/may-i-bring-a-service-animal-or-an-emotional-support-animal-with-me-on-the-plane
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