August 2012 - injury

Flight: 123 (Seattle, WA to Fairbanks, AK) Date of incident: August 10, 2012 Time of incident: Approximately 4:00 P.M., PT Description of animal (including name): A male, Black lab, unknown age. Narrative description of incident: A Black lab escaped from his kennel and then ran onto the Seattle ramp. Port of Seattle employees caught him and noticed all four of his paws were bloody. Alaska Airlines Cargo employees immediately took him to a local veterinarian where he was treated. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A Black lab was able to force his way out of his kennel and ran onto the Seattle ramp. The dog was caught and taken to a local veterinarian to be treated for bloody paws. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s injury. Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required and no photographs available.


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