May 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report

The May, 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of March, 2009.

Alaska Airlines reports the injury of a 7 year-old Australian Shepherd who arrived in Seattle, WA with an injured front paw from apparently trying to get out of the kennel.

American Airlines reports the death of a Pug upon arrival at Dallas / Fort Worth Airport in Texas from Santiago, Chile. The necropsy identified a pre-existing heart disease that they suggested was the cause of death. This is another example of a short-nosed dog dying of "pre-existing" conditions.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during March, 2009.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
Alaska Airlines 0 1 0
American Airlines 0 0 1
Total 0 1 1

See all incidents included in the May, 2009 report.

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Source: May 2009 Air Travel Consumer Report.

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