Back in 2009, we wrote about the limited options rabbit owners had when flying with their rabbit(s).
Petfinder has put together a new list for 2011 of pet friendly airlines, and there is another rabbit-friendly air carrier that we can add to the list.
Along with Continental Airlines, rabbits can now fly in-cabin on WestJet. However, Pet Airways (a pet-exclusive airline), which used to accept rabbits, now no longer does.
To celebrate its 15th birthday, Petfinder is launching a campaign to spread the word about animal adoption on March 15, 2011. There are many ways to get the message out including:
- Writing about pet adoption on your blog, website, Facebook page, or Twitter account
- Adding a badge (like the one shown on the right) to your website or blog
- Captioning a Petfinder adoptable photo on I Can Has Cheezburger
You can focus more on spreading the word about rabbit adoption in the following ways:
Petfinder put together a list of the top 5 pet-friendly airlines in 2009.
I was pleasantly surprised to learn that pet rabbits are allowed inside the cabin with you on Continental Airlines. Unfortunately, they were the only airline on the list that allowed rabbits in the cabin if on the plane at all.
Pet Airways offers a pet-only travel option as well. The cabin is climate controlled and all animals are monitored and taken care of by attendants.
For the full pet-friendly airline list, see: Petfinder.com.