Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Nov 29, 2007
Report Date: January 2008
Incident Type: Injury
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 154
Originating Airport: ANC (Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 154 (ANC/SEA) Date of incident: November 29, 2007 Time of incident: Approximately 9:00 A.M. (PT)
Description of animal (including name): Dog (Unknown: breed, name, sex, age of pet)
Narrative description of incident: A dog inside the kennel arriving at Seattle baggage claim area was in a very distressed state. Upon further inspection we discovered that the dog's gums were bleeding. The dog was not cut and very little blood was excreting from the gums. It appeared that the dog had been chewing on kennel and scraped its gums in the process. Passenger was advised of the situation prior to the connecting flight.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: Dog inside kennel appeared to be chewing on inside of kennel, as the dog arrived in baggage claim with gums bleeding and seemed to be distressed.
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required.
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