Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

These therapy dogs are specially trained to heal, connect and play with youngsters, and to make them feel happy and comfortable. Pune-based therapy dog owner Garvita Shah says, “It is a misconception that youngsters suffering from depression, anxiety and sadness only seek pet ‘therapy’.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Gale, a 22-month-old American Staffordshire terrier, was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and had cleared security in her crate at Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta three hours before the flight, her owner, Floris van Essen, told Atlanta's NBC affiliate WXIA.Gale, a show dog from the Netherlands, has been missing since Saturday after breaking free from her crate at an Atlanta airport.

Dog travels 3,000 miles to reunite with soldier who saved her life

Dog travels 3,000 miles to reunite with soldier who saved her life

The dog was found surrounded by rubble (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)‘When we got back to camp, she lived in my room, I looked after her, I was responsible for her.

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Cola vanished shortly after arriving to the UK from Cyprus (Picture: Facebook/ Kayte Wilson-Smith)Cola was recused from Cyprus by the Baytree Pointer Setter Rescue group. Shortly before he disappeared the group posted a picture of the dog to Facebook saying: ‘The lovely Cola has just landed..

Sniffer dog finds £450million worth of drugs at UK airport

Sniffer dog finds £450million worth of drugs at UK airport

A sniffer dog helped detect 4,500 kilos of cocaine worth more than £450 million last year at one UK airport. Sniffer dog Honey works in the baggage hall area at London Gatwick Airport’s south terminal (Photo: Mirrorpix)The unit seized 4,000 kilos (four tonnes) of the drug since April alone.

Piper dead: Dog which kept airport safe for years before going viral with Top Gun photo dies

Piper dead: Dog which kept airport safe for years before going viral with Top Gun photo dies

In a Reddit question-and-answer forum, Edwards said Piper took about a year and a half of "passive training" - plus three days or so of acclimation to the goggles - to be ready for his chasing and patrolling duties.

Chewy: Puppy left in Las Vegas airport with heartbreaking note

Chewy: Puppy left in Las Vegas airport with heartbreaking note

“She didn’t want to leave me with all her heart but she has no other option.”The heartbreaking letter went on to say the owner’s ex-boyfriend kicked the dog and now “he has a big knot on his head.”Airport authorities gave Chewy to Connie and Millie’s Dog Rescue in Las Vegas where he has received numerous offers for adoption and “tremendous interest.”This story was originally published on Fox News and is republished with permission.

Cat that ran loose for a week in JFK Airport finally caught

Cat that ran loose for a week in JFK Airport finally caught

Picture: Port Authority Police DepartmentSource:SuppliedTHE cat, a female feline named Pepper, was to travel to China with her owner who was taking up a new job. #PAPD police officers are continuing their efforts to rescue Pepper and return to her owner.