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.

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.

We have our own version of the program at Pittsburgh International Airport. It’s called “Pit Paws.”

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