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Amtrak to Allow Pets on Board Train from Milwaukee to Chicago

Amtrak announced starting next Monday passengers traveling between Chicago and Milwaukee can travel with their pets.

According to a release, pet reservations are now being accepted for travel beginning Monday, May 2, on these state-sponsored routes in Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin. 

Dogs and cats must meet the following requirements: 

• The maximum weight of the pet including the carrier is limited to 20 pounds

• Owners can reserve a space for their pet for a $25 fee; limit one pet per passenger

• For the safety and comfort of all passengers, pets must remain in a carrier at all times and carriers must remain under the seat of that passenger.

• All five pet reservations are allotted on a first-come, first-served basis

Amtrak continues to welcome service animals on board at no charge. For more information about the Amtrak pet policy, visit Amtrak.com.

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