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United Airlines mistakenly puts dog on flight to Ireland

On March 14, Hendrix, a 6-year-old English Springer Spaniel from Staten Island, N.Y., was scheduled to board a United Airlines flight from New Jersey to Phoenix, Ariz.But when the plane touched down around 9:45 p.m. Thursday evening at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, United Airlines staff realized to their horror that Hendrix was not on […]

by DogTime Staff
March 18th, 2013

DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2012

In countdown format, here are the top 10 news stories that generated the most traffic on DogTime.com in 2012:10. Dog bites anchor on live TV: It seemed like a great idea: Reunite on live TV an Argentine Mastiff named Max with the man who rescued the dog from an icy lake. Unfortunately, the reunion didn’t […]

by Mike Dogtime
December 20th, 2012

Second dog dies during United Airlines flight

Just two days after DogTime.com wrote about the in-flight death of model Maggie Rizer’s Golden Retriever, Beatrice, a second dog has been reported dead following a cross-country flight on United Airlines.Bam Bam, a 3-year-old Neapolitan Mastiff, was a seasoned traveler, making trips from Miami to San Francisco with his owner, Michael Jarboe.“He was such a […]

by DogTime
September 27th, 2012

Cover model blames United Airlines for dog’s death

Supermodel and international AIDS activist Maggie Rizer is mourning the loss of her family’s 2-year-old Golden Retriever, Beatrice, after the otherwise healthy dog died during a United Airlines flight from New York City to San Francisco September 3.Though the model knew that there are always risks in transporting pets on an airplane, she and her […]

by DogTime Staff
September 24th, 2012

United Airlines lifts “dangerous dog” ban

Dogs are now welcome aboard.In March, DogTime.com reported that nine dog breeds had been banned from United Airlines. The list of dogs appeared under the heading “Dangerous dog breed restrictions” on the website; Pit Bulls, American Staffordshire Terriers, and similar breeds were among those on the no-fly list.Dog owners were fuming about the ban, and […]

by DogTime
May 9th, 2012

Dog breeds banned from United Airlines

The friendly skies just got a lot less friendly last week for dog owners, especially for owners of “bully breeds.”Earlier this month, popular U.S. air carrier United Airlines unleashed their new plan for pet air travel, dubbed the PetSafe program. Originally the pet policy under Continental Airlines, United adopted the program after the two airlines […]

by DogTime
March 13th, 2012
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