Flight School for Dogs to Help Them Travel on Planes

Service dogs are not usually trained to fly on planes, and this school helps them adapt to travel.
1:46 | 10/22/13

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Transcript for Flight School for Dogs to Help Them Travel on Planes
And finally tonight, the fear of flying, studies show half of all people who fly admit being at least a little afraid while on an airplane. They're not the only ones. Abc's david kerley shows us a place that teaches your dog how to stare down the fear. Reporter: It my look like fido in flight, but this is air hollywood. A studio filled with cockpits, cabins, even security checkpoints. The movie "the bridesmaid" was shot here. But this day -- it's a classroom. Teaching nearly a dozen dogs, mostly service canines, what it's like to fly. It's the sights and sounds that were accustomed to that these dogs have never experienced and this is like a real airport going through security. The studio owner, a dog lover, was shocked by what he saw at a real airport. I see a dog and its owner freaking out and then it really hit me that I have a facility that I can train these people. Reporter: How real is this? Extra and actors hired as tsa officers. One tip, at security, use a nylon leash. No metal! Flying with domino in just three days. It will not be a new experience. Reporter: THERE IS MORE, Bumps and turbulence. Bill hopes hiz dog will be able to fly with his wife for emotional support. It gives us the confidence that she can do it. Reporter: Hollywood giving a new generation of four legged frequent fliers. David kerley, abc news, los angeles.

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