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Pets in crates

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debjay
3 Rider
 Posted 1 year, 7 months ago

Does Lyft or Uber allow for the transport of a pet in a medium sized crate?

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    ErasDrivingCo
    140 Driver
     1 year ago

    You totally can. Just book a ride as you usually do, immediately text the driver and warn him or her.  They’ll decline if they don’t want to give you a ride.
    Just give them a chance to decline. As long as all parties are happy.
    In some markets, they have special Uber service for pets, and some allow you to specify upon requesting a ride, but the even without the feature, just get approval from the driver and you are fine. Allow yourself more time in case you do get a cancellation. 

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    DDominico69
    188 Driver
     1 year ago

    Could you put the crate in the trunk? Or does it go up front?

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    BrianTheScrewDriver
    456 Driver Driver
     1 year ago

    Drivers hate pets, as it often leads to lower ratings for the subsequent rides, due to smell, passenger allergies, etc. It’s a big risk for us and it often takes us off the market for sometime until the smell has subsided.

    Rainy days?  Forget about it. 

    There’s a whole discussion on whether drivers are required to transport emotional support animals or not. (I can’t remember the verdict 🤣)

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    SmittenKitten
    2096 Rider
     1 year ago

    Check out the “customize” feature under UberX.  This is the instructions.

    HOW DO I REQUEST A PET FRIENDLY RIDE?
    You can directly request a Pet Friendly Ride for you and your pet with UberX. Simply choose "Tap to customize" under UberX and swipe to add Pet Friendly Ride.

    HOW MANY PETS CAN I BRING?
    You can bring one pet on a Pet Friendly Ride.

    WHAT TYPE OF PET CAN I BRING ON A PET FRIENDLY RIDE?
    You may bring one small animal such as a dog or a cat. Please note, there is no breed or size restriction and any additional pets you bring are within the individual driver partner's discretion.

    DOES IT COST EXTRA TO TAKE A PET FRIENDLY RIDE?
    Since you'll be bringing along a pet, Pet Friendly Rides will cost more than other vehicle options.
    In addition, if your pet leaves waste, excessive hair, or damages the vehicle, you could be charged a cleaning fee. To avoid being charged a cleaning fee, see our helpful tips below.

    TIPS FOR BRINGING PETS ON UBER TRIPS
    - Have your pe…

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    Check out the “customize” feature under UberX.  This is the instructions.

    HOW DO I REQUEST A PET FRIENDLY RIDE?
    You can directly request a Pet Friendly Ride for you and your pet with UberX. Simply choose "Tap to customize" under UberX and swipe to add Pet Friendly Ride.

    HOW MANY PETS CAN I BRING?
    You can bring one pet on a Pet Friendly Ride.

    WHAT TYPE OF PET CAN I BRING ON A PET FRIENDLY RIDE?
    You may bring one small animal such as a dog or a cat. Please note, there is no breed or size restriction and any additional pets you bring are within the individual driver partner's discretion.

    DOES IT COST EXTRA TO TAKE A PET FRIENDLY RIDE?
    Since you'll be bringing along a pet, Pet Friendly Rides will cost more than other vehicle options.
    In addition, if your pet leaves waste, excessive hair, or damages the vehicle, you could be charged a cleaning fee. To avoid being charged a cleaning fee, see our helpful tips below.

    TIPS FOR BRINGING PETS ON UBER TRIPS
    - Have your pet restrained with a leash, harness, or placed in a crate/carrier
    - Help drivers keep vehicles clean for all riders by bringing a blanket/towel to cover the seat and reduce the risk of damage or mess
    - Ask the driver if they have a preference for where your pet should sit
    - Do not leave your pet unattended


    https://help.uber.com/riders/article/pet-friendly-rides?nodeId=e4468070-c193-41cf-b792-fa66ecfb1163

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