(ZEROHEDGE) – American Airlines is finally ending the literal circus that was becoming "emotional support animals" at airports and in airplanes nationwide. Hopefully, other airlines will follow suit.
Back in the day, there were seeing eye dogs, sheep herding dogs and cadaver dogs that were specially trained and that was it. Every good doggo was an "emotional support animal" for its owner, which is one of the best parts of having a pet: they can calm you down, they can bring joy into your life and they can be your best friend.
But if you don't know someone that has wrapped their dog up in a military style pet-vest with the words "emotional support animal" written on it lately – as if their "specially trained" dog's key goal is to somehow psychoanalyze you and offer you written notes on the "anxiety" you feel from capitalism or the patriarchy, versus simply eating, sleeping, farting and crapping – then you haven't been paying attention.
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