American Eagle flight attendant bitten in-flight by emotional support dog

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  1. jimntx

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    Injury required 5 stitches to close.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/trav...og-dallas-north-carolina-stitches/1808632001/

    I've said for some time that there needs to be some way of verifying pet status. When I was still flying I overheard a woman in concourse at DFW ask a companion if she didn't get tired of paying that $125 fee (I think it's more now) for taking her dog on the plane. The companion replied, "Oh I don't pay the fee. My doctor will write me a statement for anything I want; so, he gives me supporting statements for my "emotional support dog" and the airline can't charge me anything."
     
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  2. swamt

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    Make it law that all pets on board where muzzles or they cannot fly, period. Mandatory or your "emotional support dog" does not go, end of story.
    This person should be liable for all cost this F/A endured including any loss in wages, medical, and even emotional.
     
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    I thought they did crack down on it. May be im wrong
     
  4. jimntx

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    They did some thinning of the herd--particularly in the matter of size--as to what was allowed, but I don't think they stuck to their own rules.
     
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