Meet The 165 Pound Dog That Flies First Class

Hank aka “The Tank” is a service Mastiff, who due to an illness can only move with the aid of a cart. According to Twitter user @madeleinedoux, the dog flew first class on an American Airlines flight From Denver to Los Angeles with his owner. The image caused quite a stir on social media.


The image has now been retweeted over 16,000 times.


When a dog travels in more style than you, questions are bound to be asked



Hank might have a disability but that doesn’t mean that he can’t take care of others. He is trained to detect when his owner, Kari Whitman, is about to have a seizure.

Hank flying first class from Denver to LA #rescuedog #dogswhoservice #servicedog #americanairlines

A photo posted by HANKTHETANK (@hanktheworldtraveler) on


He also has his own Instagram account


Sun bath Tuesday …..#fattuesdays #happyfasting A photo posted by HANKTHETANK (@hanktheworldtraveler) on

This wasn’t the first time Hank ” The Tank” flew first class and it most definitely won’t be the last. He is a great dog, who has a great life and we wish him safe travels for all his future luxurious flights!


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