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Pet carrier

melyosc
New Arrival

Has anyone traveled with their dog recently?  I am traveling with mine and can't find a carrier that complies with their size requirements, specially the height of 8.5"!!!!

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Re: Pet carrier

Irvine50
New Arrival

Let me know how you make out. I'm having the same problem. Their policy is no dog and carrier can weight more than 20lbs. My dog is 14 lbs and won't even fit in the size they provided. Makes no sense.  Thanks 

Re: Pet carrier

NCMagnolia
New Arrival

When I traveled with my 26 pound Maine Coon, I used this stroller. It separates and I was able to fit the carrier part under the seat in front of me. Strolling him through the airport made it so easy!

 

https://www.ebay.com/i/361911441574

Re: Pet carrier

KGuntle
New Arrival

When you took this carrier apart, did the rest of the stroller count as one carry on?  Just trying to plan ahead for my trip! 

Thanks for the link to this stroller!

Re: Pet carrier

vickyh61
New Arrival

Do you know the dimensions of the carrier?

Re: Pet carrier

triceeey7
New Arrival
are you trying to find a hard or soft shell case?

Re: Pet carrier

nimnose
New Arrival

So the site states that SW's pet carrier is one size yet if you dont use theirs you have to go 2" smaller? Why is that? Why can't I use a carrier the same dimensions as SW's.  below is what SW sells. 

 

Pet Carrier

$5800
Removable floor, easy for washing. Metal buckles, with mesh on opposite sides to allow for proper ventilation for your pet. Added padding on the carrying strap for easy carrying. Southwest logo. This is an approved Southwest pet carrier and will fit under the seat in front of you. Dimensions: 17"L x 10.5"H x 10"W

 

Re: Pet carrier

nimnose
New Arrival

Makes no sense that they want a carrier 2" smaller if you dont buy their own carrier.  Why is that?