January 2020 Airline Pet Travel Report

November had one injury of a dog and a death of a cat on American Airlines. The Dallas Fort Worth Cargo Team did notice the dog had trouble breathing and took it to Animal Hospital where they advised the dog should not travel, notified the owner, and the owner made arrangements for the dog to be picked up from the airport.

The cat was traveling from the UK to Washington, DC and was foun…

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December 2019 Airline Pet Travel Report

Happy Holidays, no incidents for this month!!

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November 2019 Airline Pet Travel Report

Delta Airlines had a death of Chihuahua mix dog during transport to flight at Los Angeles, CA. The dog was traveling with a Jack Russell Terrier mix, both accepted in good condition at LAX where the Chihuahua mix dog was found unresponsive during transport. Medical report notes a pre-existing medical condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for the cause of death.

United Airli…

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2018 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number of pet related travel incidents decreased in 2018, with 17 incidents being reported compared to 40 in 2017.

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2017 Airline Pet Travel Summary

The overall number of pet related travel incidents decreased in 2017, with 40 incidents being reported compared to 63 in 2016.

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

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