Traveling with Pets

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 Passengers traveling with pets must be in compliance with requirements mandated by current laws, the Love Field Airport Rules and Regulations, and the individual airline requirements.

 

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the Federal Law that applies to “Service Animals”.  Service animals are limited to dog and small ponies.  For further information please reference the US Department of Labor website pertaining to this topic: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability/ada  Additional information can be found on the US Department of Transportation website:  https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/passengers-disabilities

 

The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) is the Federal Law that applies to Emotional Support and comfort animals.    For further information please reference the US Department of Transportation website pertaining to this topic:  https://www.transportation.gov/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/service-animals-including-emotional-support-animals

 

City of Dallas Code  - Sec. 5-53 - Bringing Pets Into Terminals Prohibited; Exceptions.  This code states:  It shall be unlawful for any individual to bring into any terminal or terminal extension located at either Dallas Love Field or Dallas Executive Airport any pet other than a seeing-eye dog or a pet traveling by air.  (Ord. Nos. 12856; 24859). 

 

Airport Rules & Regulations

7.12. ANIMALS IN THE TERMINAL BUILDING

 

7.12.4. Persons who bring an animal into the Airport, including the Terminal shall clean up after said animal and may be held responsible for all costs incurred by the airport in cleaning up after such animal. 

 

Persons who fail to clean up animal waste are subject to citations and fines.  The person responsible for failing to clean up after their animal will be billed for expenses incurred by the airport to clean up the waste.

 

Airline Requirements

Please see your individual website for your airline to determine their procedures for traveling with a pet by air.