Travel for animals

In-cabin pets

Take your pet with you on your flight

Domesticated small dogs and cats can travel with you in the cabin on most flights within the U.S. Some restrictions apply.

PetSafe®

Ship cats and dogs that aren't eligible to travel in-cabin

PetSafe is our specially designed animal transport program for shipping pets safely and comfortably on our flights. View our PetSafe page for guidelines and restrictions and to book travel for your pet.

Service animals 

Trained service animals are accepted in United and United Express® aircraft cabins when accompanying qualified individuals with disabilities.

U.S. military and State Department pet exceptions

United allows active duty U.S. military personnel on Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and their spouses, along with State Department Foreign Service Personnel (FSP) and their spouses to transport their pet dogs and cats when traveling on assignment to and from international destinations. Visit the Military and State Department pet exceptions page to learn more about our PetSafe® program.

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