New Yorkers’ Dogged Determination to Get Pets on Trains

Dogs aren't allowed on the New York subway unless they're in a "container" or a bag. That doesn't seem to bother New Yorkers.

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Just a regular day on the New York subway. (Credit: @itsthekidwonder/Instagram)
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Stripes look good on this adorable puppy. (Credit: @irmechan/Instagram)
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The Whole Foods shopping bag is surprisingly versatile. (Credit: @davidmkrasner/Instagram)
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The plastic shell is a hardy, practical alternative to your regular tote. (Credit: @yourstrulycicijames/Instagram)
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Try to blend in on the subway, where possible. (@jaci.pearse/Instagram)
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Tip: Match the shape of your dog to the bag you choose to carry it in. (Credit: @austinpires/Instagram)
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This dog is working the beige-on-beige look. We can still see you! (Credit: @harlemcatsnyc/Instagram)
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Checking out the competition. (Credit: @mitsuthemiki/Instagram)
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Dog owners may wonder whether they are allowed to take their pets on the train. New Yorkers just do it. (Credit: @sassythemermaid)
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Feel free to match the dog's "container" to its personality. (Credit: @sassythemermaid/Instagram)
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Whether you can take your dog on the train is only really constrained by whether you can find a big enough bag to put it in. (Credit: @sassythemermaid/Instagram)
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It's best to give bags a trial run to see if they can bear the weight of your dog. This 45-pound rescue dog seems happy enough with her ride. (Credit: @thedailykipper/Instagram)
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Are we there yet?" (Credit: @whyteolivia/Instagram)
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