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Luckily, dog owners who live in the UK’s capital are allowed to take their dogs on the tube and buses as long as they’re on their leads and can be carried on the escalators (unless you have an assistance dog which has been trained to walk on moving escalators). If they’re too big to be carried on escalators you’ll have to use the lift or stairs. For dogs across the pond, however, the rules are a bit different. New York City’s underground is off-limits to dogs unless they fit into a bag or carrier. Small-to-medium dogs have options, but what’s a big dog owner to do? Well, intrepid New York dog owners have mastered the art of training even the biggest dogs to ride happily in a backpack or duffle bag. Take a look at the results, they’re impressive!
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My favorite picture EVER of someone bringing a dog “in a bag” on the subway ?? pic.twitter.com/4PTUNofv68Advertising
— Pamela (@PamelasRageLove) June 7, 2017
Just hangin’ out
This is how we roll. Bag on dog on cheetah suitcase I stole from I Meemaw. Subway in style. pic.twitter.com/XfqCInfn1G
— Lizzie Poteet (@lizziepoteet) October 2, 2016
If I fits, I sits
Travelling in style
Whatever you say, Dad
Yeah, I’m comfy
Can you see the sign?
— Alex Romano (@alexromano) July 20, 2016
Just another Monday
Whatever it takes
— Michiko Fuller (@michi_rei) July 20, 2016
I get a treat after this, right?
I should start a collection of ways people transport their dogs on the subway. #1: Large dog in tote bag pic.twitter.com/2lWxQdhynO
— Clare Toeniskoetter (@claretoenis) December 22, 2014
Snug as a bug in a rug
Beagle in a bag
Featured image: @alexromano