Suspension of Checking Short-nosed Dogs

Apr 23, 2018

Thank you for your patronage of AIRDO.

AIRDO takes ample care in the handling of pets, from the checking of them to their return to the passenger, when receiving them as checked cargo. However, AIRDO has received word from experts that, in comparison to other dog breeds, the respiratory tract in short-nosed dogs is weaker in high temperatures and high humidity as well as narrower, and that they can enter into heat stroke as a result of becoming excited in a high temperature environment, thus suffering respiratory problems. 
For the reasons mentioned above, we will suspend custody of short-nosed dogs in the following period.We ask for your understanding in this matter.

Period: May 1-October 31
Applicable flights: All AIRDO flights
Applicable dog breeds: Bulldog, French Bulldog, Boxer, Shih Tzu, Boston Terrier, Bull Terrier, King Charles Spaniel, Tibetan Spaniel, Brussels Griffon, Chow Chow, Pug, Japanese Chin, Pekingese.
Note:
  • Dog breeds other than the 13 breeds above, but with a similar name, can be checked. (I.e., American Pit Bull Terrier, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and other breeds can be checked.)

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