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Pet Travel: One Dog's Flight on Pet Airways (PHOTOS)

Posted: 06/22/11 10:32 AM ET

Are you taking a long distance trip this summer and wish you could take your dog? If you're anything like me, you consider your pet a key part of the family and his travel arrangements are just as important as yours. As a travel writer, I'm usually the one testing out new hotels and flights.

But this time, I wasn't allowed on board. It was pets only when my new rescue fox terrier Phineas a.k.a Finney flew from the East Coast to Denver on Pet Airways, the airline where pets, and pets only, fly in the comfort of the plane's cabin.

Follow Finney along on his journey through the slide show below and find out why I'm so enthusiastic about this new travel option for pets and why Finney can't wait to take to the skies again.


From Shelter Dog to Jetsetter on Pet Airways
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Ever wanted to travel long distances with your pet, but didn't want to drive, your pet is too big to fly under the seat in a plane and/or you know too many horror stories to put him in cargo? Pet Airways is solving those travel challenges with its small pet-only planes where dogs, cats and other critters travel in the cabin. This is how my rescue dog Finney took to flying the friendly skies...
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