Public transport users in Auckland can travel on trains with their canine companions, reveals The Spinoff, but buses remain off limits, despite the council’s wishes. For those who don’t own cars, don’t drive or struggle to afford petrol, being able to take a sick pet to the vet without relying on finding someone to give them a lift or shelling out on Uber Pet could be vital. Dog-loving Auckland councillor Cathy Casey has been advocating for making the city more dog-friendly for years.