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Airline: Continental
Incident Date: Jan 29, 2006
Report Date: March 2006
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 4 years
Flight Number: CO526
Originating Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Destination Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Reporting Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)


Report:

Animal Incident Report to the U.S. Department of Transportation Pursuant to 14 CFR 234.13

Period: January 1 - 31, 2006

REDACTED

February 15, 2006

TOTAL ANIMALS SHPPED DURING REPORTING PERIOD: 6,851 TOTAL REPORTABLE INCIDENTS DURING PERIOD: 2
% OF REPORTABLE INCIDENTS TO ANIMALS HANDLED: 0.0002%

CO flight 526 SFO-IAH Australian Shepherd - Female - 4 years old January 29, 2006 Name: Rosie

Owner/Guardian REDACTED

Description of the Incident: The 70lb. was dog loose in the bin of the aircraft upon arrival into Houston. The Continental Agent noticed a very minimal amount of blood from a small cut on the dog's nose.

Description of the Cause of the Incident: Rosie was not acclimated to her kennel and she chewed through the plastic crate during the flight. In the process of chewing and pushing through this opening, she incurred a self-inflicted (minor) cut on the nose.

Description of any corrective action taken: Continental Airlines followed up with the owner regarding the animal's condition, and she was reported to be doing fine and never needed medical attention. No other follow-up or corrective action necessary by the airline.

PetFlight Report:
March 2006 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2006/march/Continental-redacted2.doc

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