The Dangers of Flying to Dogs

I have been deeply touched by this woman’s story. I wanted to share it in order to raise awareness of flying with pets.
Bea, perhaps you are playing with my Bay, frolicking happily in God’s Garden above.  May your death not be in vain.

Beatrice, the pick of the 2010 Rizer Goldens litter was generously given to us as a wedding gift. It was a very happy time for us and her addition to our family added to that joy tremendously.  Beatrice was a very special gift because she was so much more than just a dog.  She was full of light and happiness that you could truly see when she pranced into a room.  Bea’s heart and her funny quirks inspired me to write this blog.  I called her my Sweet-Bea.

When we first got Bea, the intention was to show her.  Her lineage was quite impressive and her potential as a show dog was thought to be endless.  Unfortunately for Bea’s career, her heart melted ours and the thought of her being on the road at shows, away from us, was too much to bear.  Beatrice was our little lap dog and her place…

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7 thoughts on “The Dangers of Flying to Dogs

  1. Your story broke my heart. I am so sorry for your loss and the way you were treated. I know United Airlines has caused you great pain but you must forgive them. If you don’t the pain and anger will fester into something unhealthy for you and your family. Please continue to educate people on the hazards of air travel for pets. Your out rage is the banner that pet owners can rally behind to get the industry make improvements. This post alone has saved many beloved pets. Please be encouraged and dry your eyes. Sometimes God chooses you to do a hard job. God has a plan and he is in control. Bea was a wonderful pet and she has been called to a higher calling.


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