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The presence of animals on airplanes has increased as more and more passengers are bringing emotional support animals — from cats and dogs to pigs and mini horses — onboard.
Airline companies are meeting with disability rights advocates to create rules about what type of animals should be allowed, and what kind of paperwork will be required.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Vicki Croke, host of WBUR's The Wild Life blog, about the use of service and emotional support animals on airplanes.
This segment aired on October 17, 2016.