I, too, have a severe allergy to animal dander. It causes asthma attacks that can be life-threatening. Confined spaces such as airplane cabins for long periods of time can exacerbate the problem. Some of the comments above are simply naive about what it is like to have to live with this health situation. Does the airline expect me know to carry around with me wherever I go a note from my doctor about my allergy? When did pets become more important than people? I'm unsure I will ever fly Southwest again because of what happened to this woman on one of their flights.
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