United Airlines bans transport of certain breeds of dogs

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  1. JohnDeere19
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    Well my avatar will not be flying the new United I guess.:D
     
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    Our puppy (1 1/2 years old) is from a particularly mild-mannered sporting breed and would be one of the last to show up on such a list. We picked the breed because of their general temperament. However, I think that bans like this are ridiculous. Some of the sweetest dogs I have ever known, including one of our puppy's best doggy friends, are banned from United because of this list. The characteristics that made most of these breeds particularly good fighting dogs also lend themselves to incredibly loyal and loving companions. In most cases, that side of the breed trait comes out. It is only in the cases of horrible ownership that these breeds are aggressive and violent. And quite honestly, if they want to ban aggressive dogs, there are a lot of toy breeds that should be in the list long before some of these.
     
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    Too bad we can't really tell what a dog is thinking. It would save a heck of a lot of problems. But, the same could be said for some airline pilots that seem perfectly content with the day's job ahead.
     
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    Im surprised that this list hasnt been taken to court.... after all, isnt the USA the worlds capital of lawsuits...???
     
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    Big thumbs down. Another change we'll all like.
     
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    An "enhancement"...
     

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