December 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

The December, 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of October, 2016.

American Airlines
A Affenpinscher died during loading. The report stated that the results of the necropsy were not available at the time of the report.

Delta Airlines
A German Longhaired Pointer named Gunther was injured on a flight from Atlanta, GA to Milwaukee, WI. Upon arrival in Milwaukee the ground crew noticed blood in the kennel and immediately took action to transport Gunther to local veterinary care.

United Airlines
A brachycephalic dog named Shin Oni arrived deceased in Lima, Peru. The necropsy attributed cause of death to respiratory failure associated with brachycephalic breeds. A Spanish Alano arrived deceased in Newark, NJ from San Juan, PR. No additional information was provided and the owner declined medical examination.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during October, 2016.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
American Airlines 0 0 1
Delta 0 1 0
United Airlines 0 0 2
Total 0 1 3

See all incidents included in the December, 2016 report.

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Source: December 2016 Air Travel Consumer Report.

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