Over the past several months, United Airlines has been in the news with horrible stories about their treatment of dogs. A dog died after being forced to fly in an overhead compartment, then three dogs were loaded onto incorrect planes and sent as far away as Japan. As a result, the carrier has suspended all animal shipments while it tries to get its act together. While that seems like a good thing, there has been at least one unintended consequence: a Coast Guardsman is now facing a $31,000 bill to fly her English Mastiff, George Jefferson, home from Japan! Continue reading Unexpected outcome of the United Airlines dog debacle
United Airlines announced they are deploying comfort dogs to major airports throughout the country to make traveling at Christmas a little less onerous. According to a press release, United Paws, a program designed to deliver smiles to customers, brings professionally trained comfort dogs to airports in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark and Washington/Dulles. The United Paws crews will greet customers from Dec. 21 through Dec. 23, each day between 9 a.m. and noon and between 1 and 4 p.m.
Continue reading Flying Home for Christmas Just Got a Little Bit Easier
What a great story from WQAD! Four years ago, a little Yorkie named Sam escaped from his yard in Louisiana. Cut to present day, 1,000 miles away in Iowa. Continue reading Microchip provides happy ending, 4 years later