PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Traveling can be stressful, but a new program at airports across the country is trying to change that by using animals.
Fifty airports are using therapy dogs to help keep stressed-out travelers calm.READ MORE: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating After Woman Found With Gunshot Wound In City Of Duquesne
Volunteers walk around the airport with the dogs.
Each animal wears a vest that says “pet me” so people know it’s okay to approach the animal.READ MORE: West Virginia Woman Admits She Was Paid For Trafficking Teen
We have our own version of the program at Pittsburgh International Airport. It’s called “Pit Paws.”
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