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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Aug 12, 2021
Report Date: October 2021
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 417
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: SJC (Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Carrier: Alaska Airlines

Flight Number: 417

Date & Time of Incident: 08/12/2021

Type of Incident: Injury

Description of Animal: Breed: Labrador Retriever

Animal Name: Leo

Description of Incident: Cargo dog on taxiway at SeaTac airport. Dog was retrieved by airport personnel and taken to a local vet to be examined. The dog had the following injuries: -Lacerations on right side of mouth and gums. -Teeth on right side of mouth are silver from chewing on the aluminum panels. -Ripped right pinky toenail out of right front paw. - Gouge on left side of nose. Dog was given a sedative and cleared to fly on the next available flight to destination (San Jose, CA).

Cause of Incident: Cargo dog chewed through front door of kennel causing damage to the kennel allowing the dog to escape.

Corrective Action Taken:

PetFlight Report:
October 2021 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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