November 2005 Airline Pet Travel Report

The November, 2005 Airline Pet Travel Report contains pet incidents for the month of September, 2005.

The report for September 2005 shows the safest month since the reporting of pet transport incidents began, unfortunately there was still one death.

Detail of the Incident

Continental Airlines, Death - English Bull Dog: Upon arrival of a flight from Houston to Oklahoma City the dog was found deceased inside its kennel. A necropsy was performed and the veterinarian found that probable cause of death was asphyxiation due to hypoplastic and collapsing trachea. No corrective action was taken by Continental Airlines as the death was not related to or caused by transport.


It is good to see the numbers are so low this month. Continental reported flying 7,647 animals in October.

Pet Travel Incidents by Airline during September, 2005.
Airline Losses Injuries Deaths
Continental 0 0 1
Total 0 0 1

See all incidents included in the November, 2005 report.

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Source: November 2005 Air Travel Consumer Report.