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Dog Poop Causes Emergency Landing: 598 LAX-PHL

Dog Poop Causes Emergency Landing: 598 LAX-PHL

 
Old May 30, 14, 2:01 pm
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Dog Poop Causes Emergency Landing: 598 LAX-PHL

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Old May 30, 14, 2:08 pm
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oh I'm laughing so hard right now....made my day
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Old May 30, 14, 2:21 pm
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I also enjoyed the ancillary story that linked to the cab driver that "dropped the kids off at the pool" on a city sidewalk.
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Old May 30, 14, 2:28 pm
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oh I'm laughing so hard right now....made my day
Same here...
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Old May 30, 14, 2:54 pm
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I request, that all in the future dogs in cabin must wear a dog diaper!
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Old May 30, 14, 2:56 pm
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Dog Poop Causes Emergency Landing: 598 LAX-PHL

If I see a photo posted of that dog in poop position in the aisle I really think I'll need my asthma inhaler from laughing.
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Old May 30, 14, 4:03 pm
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I wonder if this was a faux "service" emotional comfort animal or whatever aka their DR friend wrote them a note so they could take the pooch with in the cabin with them.

It mentions running out of paper towels, but are we to assume there is that little toilet paper on the flight as well?
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Old May 30, 14, 4:06 pm
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so, arent dogs supposed to be kept in the carrier they are brought on the plane with? I mean, the article I read makes it seem that the dog was roaming free throughout the cabin, unless the dog beefed so much that it leaked out of its cage?
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Old May 30, 14, 4:15 pm
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so, arent dogs supposed to be kept in the carrier they are brought on the plane with? I mean, the article I read makes it seem that the dog was roaming free throughout the cabin, unless the dog beefed so much that it leaked out of its cage?
The article I saw said it was a large dog. If it was a large dog (only small dogs would fit in carriers that fit under the seat) wouldn't it have to be a service animal or emotional support animal to be in the cabin?
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Old May 30, 14, 4:52 pm
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So does the dog's owner get billed for diversion and associated expenses?
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Old May 30, 14, 4:58 pm
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It looks like it is nearly as tall as the arm rests.

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Old May 30, 14, 6:07 pm
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Originally Posted by wrp96 View Post
The article I saw said it was a large dog. If it was a large dog (only small dogs would fit in carriers that fit under the seat) wouldn't it have to be a service animal or emotional support animal to be in the cabin?
Correct - small pets can be carried in the cabin as long as they're in a carrier that fits beneath the seat. Service/support animals don't have to be in a carrier and usually aren't.

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Old May 30, 14, 7:03 pm
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I wanted to post this last nite--it was a "service animal" of some sort. they actually had a little segment on entertainment tonite a few nites ago about celebrities who travel with "emotional support animals" and talking about the websites that allow anyone to register their pet as one. Its a shame because there are people who genuinely need their service animals (hearing dogs, guide dogs, etc) but the situation is defintely escalating out of control....
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Old May 30, 14, 7:18 pm
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Two poops?? As my favorite baseball commentator often says, "deuces are wild!"
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Old May 30, 14, 8:08 pm
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Originally Posted by JVPhoto View Post
I wonder if this was a faux "service" emotional comfort animal or whatever aka their DR friend wrote them a note so they could take the pooch with in the cabin with them.
I'd bet a LOT of money that this is a phony "emotional support" animal.

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