Yikes, I have over a year's worth of saved articles and links to share. Time to catch up!
I know some individuals need genuine emotional support, but maybe this privilege should have tighter restrictions on airlines so that dogs that have depression or anxiety issues of their own aren't put through this by owners abusing the system and ignorant of their dog's own emotional needs.
While I believe everyone has a right to worship their deity/deities of choice, I don't think anyone has the right to practice religion at the expense of other animals' lives, whether it's confinement, handling, or sacrifice. I hope the snakes win this one.