By Air, Road, Rail
and Ship Across
BY HENRY KISOR
OF ILLINOIS PRESS
IN AUGUST 2019
| (University of Illinois Press, prices
if you are partnered with a service dog—or are in the hospitality or
travel industries—a valuable new traveler's aid beckons.
Traveling with Service
a narrative guidebook, salted with personal stories from service dog
handlers, intended to help service dog partners travel by air, rail,
road and cruise ship in North America.
It is written by two service dog partners: Henry Kisor, a retired
journalist and author, and Christine Goodier, a veteran travel writer.
Both have traveled extensively with their hearing dogs.
Chapter 1, The Basics, explores the many problems service dog handlers
must deal with while traveling in North America.
Chapter 2, In the Air, explains how to book air tickets, deal with TSA
security and find relief spots at airports as well as the best airplane
Chapter 3, Riding the Rails, tells how to deal with Amtrak and VIA Rail
Chapter 4, On the Road, explores travel by recreational vehicle,
automobile and bus throughout Canada and the United States.
Chapter 5, Sailing the Seas, shows how to book cruises with a service
animal and what to expect aboard ship, including relief areas for the
Chapter 6, That Annoying Paperwork, details the intricate documentation
required for entry of a service dog into all North American countries.
Appendices offer further details, useful links to government services,
umbrella service dog organizations, training groups and a listing of
organizations dealing with disabilities that use service animals.