On a routine overseas flight from China to Vancouver, Monique Collette was devastated to learn that one of her companion dogs, Maverick, passed away during the flight. Her other dog, Chocolate, appeared healthy on arrival. Maverick’s travel crate, as well as a necropsy, revealed that he suffered a brain hemorrhage and likely a heart attack. Collette’s lawyer, Rebeka Breder, has written a letter to the airline demanding answers as well as $35,000 in compensation for losses including pain and suffering. There has been no response so far. The two are also considering legal action. Read more here.
Companion Dog Arrives Deceased in Vancouver on China Southern Airlines Flight
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: Canada Edition: Issue 2