Owner pays for three plane tickets so Great Dane can fly with him: big dog delights passengers on flight

Man buys 3 plane seats for his Great Dane, a service dog, to fly cross-country due to its size.
Despite the unusual sight, the 140-pound dog wins hearts on the flight and online.

@gibbon1215 Who says Great Danes aren’t airplane dogs. Shoutout to @American Airlines for making our move to Brooklyn a piece of cake though! (Yes I bought 3 seats for us on the plane) #greatdane #dog #gay #fyp #tiktok #newyork #brooklyn #doggo ♬ Funny Background – Stefani

The owner, Gabriel Bogner, had to find a solution to fly with his Crohn’s disease service dog, Darwin, who’s larger than standard crates.

American Airlines allowed this arrangement, leading to a heartwarming viral TikTok video with almost 18 million views.
People were delighted by the big dog’s presence, expressing excitement in the comments.

@gibbon1215 Wanted to share a few more videos of Darwin showing how tight it was for her on the floor, hence why I asked if she could come on the seats. The last video is her on the seats just looking up (not howling) with sound. #greatdane #tiktok #dog #fyp ♬ original sound – Gibbon

The owner praised the crew’s support, and many wished to be seated near Darwin.