June 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Alaska Airlines A two year-old Rottweiler mix named Mac arrived deceased in Seattle, WA from Kona, HI. A necropsy was performed and the histopathology report states the cause of death of acute cardiovascular collapse likely associated with an underlying congenital heart condition and understated brachycephalic conditions.

Delta Airlines A dog arrived deceased in Newark, NJ fr…

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May 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Delta Airlines

On a flight from Baltimore, MD to Minneapolis, MN a dog injured itself while chewing its crate. The dog was taken to veterinary care and treated. The dog was able to continue to its final destination and was released to the owner.

A 12 year-old Affenpinscher was transported from Orlando, FL to Atlanta, GA. After waiting in the live animal holding area, the dog was …

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April 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Delta Air Lines

A Cocker Spaniel injured its mouth trying to chew at its kennel on a flight originating in San Diego, CA.

On February 21st, 2016 an Abyssinian cat arrived deceased in Atlanta, GA from Omaha, NE. No issues were noted during the loading of the cat. The necropsy report the cat suffered acute pulmonary congestion and edema with evidence of chronic cardiac dysfunction …

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2015 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number or or reported pet related travel incidents increased in 2015. Six airlines reported a total of 63 pet deaths, injuries and losses. This is an increase over the 45 incidents reported in 2014.

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New Rules to Expand Airline Animal Safety Reporting

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced new reporting requirements for U.S. based airlines. The new ruling expands the definition of animals to include all cats and dogs transported by the airline. The previous rules did not apply to breeders.

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PetsJets

PetsJets is a unique service that provides a personal escort for pets small enough to be carried on the plane.

Craig D. Anapol started the company PetsJets, because of his love of animals and awareness of the need for such a service. PetsJets provides a way for people to safely transport their pets, small enough to be carried onboard, and know they'll have a personal escort with them ev…

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Reconfirming Flight Reservations for Pets

I'm a former travel agent, so I know the value of reconfirming reservations. For 8 years now, I've traveled with my 11 lbs. dog as an in-cabin pet between Central America, where I currently live, and the USA.

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Emergency Vet Clinic Search

Do you know where the closest emergency veterinary hospital is? How fast could you find the information? What if you were on the road or traveling by airplane?

PetFlight has recently added an Emergency Veterinary Clinic Search to make it easy to find this information. This includes the information for almost 700 emergency vet clinics an…

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Dogs On A Plane!

Dogs on a plane!
A wonderful picture taken by Roman Fleysher. Your dogs won't...

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What does enhanced security mean for my pet?

The Transportation Security Administration reports that there are no security procedures that prohibit you from bringing a pet on a flight.

If you are taking your pet in the cabin, you will have to...

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PetFlight Incident Map

Airport Pet Travel Incident Map
Map of all airports that have reported an air travel, pet related incident.

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