What is the weight limit for dogs on United?

The crate types below are accepted on most United aircraft. For dogs that are slightly too large to fit in a 40" L x 27" W x 30" H crate (500 size), we accept crates up to 34" in height (which includes 600/PP90 size) or 500-sized crates with a 3-inch extension kit on mainline aircraft.

Can a large dog fly on a plane?

So long as your dog is crated, many airlines, such as Alaskan or American Airlines, allow large dogs to be checked baggage. As the pet owner, you will bring your dog to check in as you would normally with your other bags, and then they will be weighed and moved like the rest of your bags.

What is the maximum size for a United pet carrier?

The United pet policy allows for both hard-sided and soft-sided carriers. Hard-sided carriers must be no more than 17.5 inches long by 12 inches wide by 7.5 inches high. Meanwhile, United recommends that soft-sided carriers be no larger than 18 inches long by 11 inches wide by 11 inches high.

Does United airlines allow big dogs?

How do I travel with a large dog on United?

Your dog must stay under the seat in front of you and inside their carrier at all times. To fly in-cabin on United Airlines, your pup will need to be at least 4 months old. If your dog is too big to fly in-cabin, they will have to fly through United Airline's PetSafe® program (see below).

Is my dog too big for pet carrier?

MEASURE YOUR PUP'S LENGTH & WIDTHStart at the front of their chest and measure the distance to their rear. For their height, measure from the top of their shoulder blade to the base of their paw. Small fits most dogs up to 16.5" in length and 10" in height. Large fits most dogs up to 18.5” in length and 12" in height.

Can you fly with an 80 pound dog?

Dogs usually need to be 20 lbs or less to fly with you inside the plane. As Checked Bags: The majority of airlines allow crated dogs to fly as checked bags. This means you will bring your dog's crate to check-in like your other baggage, and he or she will be weighing and transported like the rest of the plane's bags.

Is United strict about pet carrier size?

While there are no weight or breed limitations for pets, they must travel in either a hard-sided or soft-sided carrier. This carrier must fit under the seat in front of you or you cannot fly with your pet. There can only be one pet per carrier, and they must be able to stand up and turn around while inside.

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