What Really Happens When You Put a Pet in Cargo on an Airplane?

KAREN GARDINER | March 28, 2018

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On March 12, a French bulldog puppy named Kikito died after a United flight attendant insisted on having the owners place him and his carrier in an overhead bin. In a separate incident, just one day later, the same airline sent a Kansas-bound German shepherd to Japan, then, a few days after that, had to divert a flight when they realized another pet had been loaded onto the plane in error.

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