August 2017 Airline Pet Travel Report

The August, 2017 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of June, 2017.

United Airlines

A one year-old German Shepherd Dog named Koda injured its toe nails by clawing at interior of its wooden shipping container. He was evaluated and cleared to complete his journey.

A two year-old Spanish Alano mix named Chocofan arrived deceased in Orlando, FL on a flight originating in from Newark, NJ. A necropsy confirmed the cause of death as gastric dilation volvulus and torsion (GDVT).

A seven month-old King Charles Spaniel injured itself clawing at the interior of its plastic shipping container. No corrective action was taken by the airline as the injury was self-inflicted.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during June, 2017.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
United Airlines 0 2 1
Total 0 2 1

See all incidents included in the August, 2017 report.

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Source: August 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report.

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