See the Luxurious Lifestyle Of The Obese Dog Who Flies in First Class

A portly St. Bernard mix named Hank the Tank travels better than most airline passengers.

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But getting Hank the Tank to his flight, is no easy task. He weighs a whopping 165 pounds due to a thyroid condition.

His owner, Kari Whitman, needs a supersized taxi to get them to the airport.

The former Playboy playmate who's now an interior designer to stars like Jessica Alba takes her dog along nearly every time she flies. Because he's too overweight to walk, she pushes him on a dolly

“He goes everywhere with me. That's why I made the cart because I need him with me,” she said.

He gets through security with no problem and waddles to his own first class seat where he's treated to a five star meal.

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Why the VIP status?

Hank is actually a service dog and senses when his owner is about to have a migraine or seizure alerting her to take her medicine.

“He does alert me. He does this like cooing noise,” she said.

That's one pooch deserving of first class treatment.

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