March 2010 Airline Pet Travel Report

The March, 2010 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of January, 2010.

Alaska Airlines reports the death of an English Bulldog on a flight from Juneau, AK to Seattle, WA. The bulldog was fond not to be breathing upon arrival in Seattle by ramp personal. The owner stated that the dog was given some medication prior to the flight, but did not provide further information. No further details were available.

SkyWest reports the injury of a 6 month-old Golden Retriever, or more precisely the damage of the kennel. The puppy was taken to a vet and was not found to have any injuries, but was prescribe anti-anxiety medication. SkyWest did indicate that loading / unloading procedures were reviewed with the gate agents.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during January, 2010.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
Alaska Airlines 0 0 1
SkyWest 0 1 0
Total 0 1 1

See all incidents included in the March, 2010 report.

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Source: March 2010 Air Travel Consumer Report.

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