Southwest announced on Friday a number of new rules regarding which animals passengers can bring with them on flights.
The airline said it will only let dogs, cats and miniature horses in the cabin, according to a statement on its website. Insect, spiders, rabbits, ferrets and rodents are among are not allowed on board. The rule goes into effect Sep. 2018. Each traveler is limited to one emotional support animal, which should be kept in a carrier or on a leash through the duration of the flight.
Although miniature horses are not included in the definition of service animal, they are recognized as service animals by the Americans with Disabilities Act.