This Chubby Dog Flew First Class On American Airlines
A photo of a very large dog being carted onto a plane in Los Angeles has gone viral thanks to a Twitter user.
The dog's name is Hank, and he flew first class with his owner Kari Whitman, an interior designer.
Hank is her support animal and due to an illness he can only move with the aid of the cart - which also explains his weight.
holy shit I just saw the literal fattest dog pic.twitter.com/bJ2iY4VYw9— madeleine (@madeleinedoux) October 27, 2015
Twitter user @madeleinedoux, told Mashable that the dog boarded the plane last and sat in the front row, spent most of the flight lying down and not making any noise for the entire trip.
"Everyone, both while boarding the plane and on the plane before takeoff, was speculating as to how the dog got so fat," @madeleinedoux said.
"You could legitimately hear hushed whispers of 'He's riding first class.'"
The photo has been retweeted over 4,500 times.
I shit you not, the dog is flying first class on my flight— madeleine (@madeleinedoux) October 27, 2015
he's literally being carted around and I think he might be on my flight— madeleine (@madeleinedoux) October 27, 2015
I'm just glad my legacy on this site will be a photo I took of an obese dog boarding a plane— madeleine (@madeleinedoux) October 27, 2015