The New York City subway is the easiest – and cheapest – way to zip around the five boroughs. But are dogs allowed on the subway? Yes! Our furry friends get to ride the rails with us, and for free! But under one condition: they must be in a container.
According to the MTA:
Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2) of this subdivision, no person may bring any animal on or into any conveyance or facility unless enclosed in a container and carried in a manner which would not annoy other passengers.
All dogs, with the exception of service animals, must be in some sort of container.
Here are some that would work:
Have a big dog? No big deal! Check out how these New Yorkers got creative while still following the rules.
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Check out our pet transportation post to learn more about which other NYC modes of transportation allow dogs.
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