What is Southwest's pet policy?

Does Southwest allows pets on the plane? Can pets travel as carry-on or checked luggage on flights? How can they be transported on Southwest? Can cats and dogs be taken in-cabin or do they have to be transported in cargo? What is the fare for pets? Does Southwest enforce weight limits?
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Yes, Southwest does offer pet policy.
Knoji Staff
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Posted Dec 12, 2017

Yes, pets are allowed to fly on Southwest. See more information about Southwest's specific policies on this page.

Also check their homepage for more details or other information about their pet policies.

Learn more at southwest.com.

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Update: we've found 121 more airlines stores that currently offer pet policy and 121 travel & events stores that are offering pet policy . You can also view all 118 stores that offer pet policy across all categories.

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Contact Information:
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