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Pets on Airplanes Video Series

Video Instructions and travel tips for pet owners, teaching the best practices on how to prepare your pet carrier for a safer more comfortable trip.

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Pet Airline Injury Death due to Improperly installed cable ties

Continental Airline CO flight #12 Honolulu to Los Angeles Cat – Dom short hair – Male /age approx 5 yrs June 25, 2011 Male / Name: “Koohi” Owner/Guardian REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Koohi was on his way to the aircraft in Honolulu when he managed to escape his crate. It was zip tied but not on all four sides of door, he still was able to push the door out enough to squeeze through the top. Koohi was found 3 days later lying deceased on airport property. Description of the Cause of the Incident: Koohi escaped his crate and was loose within the secure area of the […]

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Airline Travel for Pets is Safer than Ever!

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In late 2009 Major Airlines began requiring Metal Nuts and Bolts on every pet airline carrier – kennel – crate. As a direct result Pet Airline Incident Reports for 2010 have shown a 70% decrease in pet escapes. This is a huge improvement for pet airline travel safety! For immediate release  Lisa Kelly  Lisa@dryfur.com  Release prepared by Balletsa inc Pet Care Company Develops Product to Save Pet Lives Airlines learn from lessons put into action by inventor (Philadelphia,PA; Jan 2011) A company with almost two-decades in pet care and safety has developed a new product that saves pet lives when pets are traveling on commercial airlines. In the past, one […]

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Modified and Custom Built Airline Kennels Crates Information

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Below find tips and information on Custom built or modified airline kennels & crates. Over Sized Pets One option for extra large dogs, like Great Danes or Mastiffs is to purchase a custom built wood airline crate or have a Giant size Sky or Vari kennel modified with wood spacers to accommodate over sized pets.  Another option is to build a custom sized dog crate yourself or Convert a standard wood shipping crate into a dog airline crate.               New Sky Kennel Height Extension Kits will easily add 3.5″ to the height of your XL 500 Kennel.               […]

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Pet Carrier Kennel Safety & Securing Tips

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We will demonstrate how to re-enforce non airline approved pet carriers and make them safer. These type of pet carriers with plastic attachments often fail to stay closed, which can be extremely dangerous even when transporting you pets short distances like to and from the veterinarian’s office.

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Hand Releasable Cable Ties

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Required by all airlines to secure door during pets flight. This item is probably the most inexpensive yet the most crucial for keeping your traveling pets safe and secure during air travel.
DO NOT depend on your airline to supply them bring your own for peace of mind […]

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