How a Microchip Helped Giget Get Home

How a Microchip Helped Giget Get Home

The microchip, manufactured by the company PetLink, not only saved Giget; the company is also paying for her flight home! Giget’s journey between April and September will remain a mystery, but when she was brought to the shelter she was in relatively good shape.

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Gale, a 22-month-old American Staffordshire terrier, was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and had cleared security in her crate at Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta three hours before the flight, her owner, Floris van Essen, told Atlanta's NBC affiliate WXIA.Gale, a show dog from the Netherlands, has been missing since Saturday after breaking free from her crate at an Atlanta airport.

Poachers killing 'sacred' vultures as cruel trophy hunting game sees population plummet

Poachers killing 'sacred' vultures as cruel trophy hunting game sees population plummet

Adulated Egyptian vulture now a target for trophy hunters (Image: GETTY) Despite being one of the few birds capable of using tools to survive, the Egyptian vulture has little defence against the deadly hazards faced on its annual migrations.

Pets on planes: What are your rights before and after Brexit?

Pets on planes: What are your rights before and after Brexit?

Certificates costing £55 a pop will have to be purchased by owners whose animals have had a blood test showing they have been successfully vaccinated against rabies; these tests must be carried out three months before the date of travel.

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

Consider the case of Philadelphia-bound US Airways Flight 598, which made an unexpected stop in Kansas City a few hours after its departure from Los Angeles. “About an hour into the flight, I started smelling this terrible smell,” passenger Steven McCall told Inside Edition’s Diane McInerney.

JetBlue crew saves French bulldog struggling to breathe on flight

JetBlue crew saves French bulldog struggling to breathe on flight

A couple whose French bulldog was struggling to breathe on a Jetblue flight last week has credited a pair of flight attendants with saving the dog's life.

Delta Air Lines to crack down on emotional support animal use on flights

Delta Air Lines to crack down on emotional support animal use on flights

Delta Air Lines is tightening the rules on who can take emotional support animals on flights after a sharp rise in on-board incidents, including urination, defecation, biting and mauling.

Pets on planes: What are your rights and is it safe?

Pets on planes: What are your rights and is it safe?

For those flying with airlines that do carry pets up to a certain size in the cabin, they should be secured in a carrier and put under the seat – the earlier-mentioned story of a passenger forced to put their dog in the overhead bin is not standard practice by any stretch.

Travel Safety Tips

Travel Safety Tips

Prior to your trip, tape a small pouch of dried food outside the crate so airline personnel will be able to feed your pet in case he or she gets hungry during a layover.