your game of thrones travel guide (infographic) ..it would be cool if down the road, after the series wraps, they would create a got-location tour. something akin to what they do for lotr in new zealand. it could get creative quickly. possibly asoiaf themed food/music/decor on the ship...guides dressed as people from that world etc. i would totally get my geek on.
Some people are uncomfortable around animals, which is okay, so I don't think this is an ultimatum. It's how they treat their inferiors, whether that be animals, babies, kids, employees under them etc.