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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 Tips for Snub Nosed Pets

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The A, B, C’s of Snub Nosed (Brachycephalic) Pet Flight Safety With emotion, we at DryFur.com have been, sometimes with tears in our eyes, viewing the Pet Airline Incident reports since they were first released in May of 2005. With purpose, we had to not avert our eyes to the realities, and we have been studying them to help bring information and resolutions to our readers so that the traveling pets can be safer, avoiding injury and sometimes, death. Incidents, according to the airlines is death, injury or loss. What was concluded was that the main categories of incident were from the following two issues. 1. Faulty unsecured kennels 2. […]

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