I flew through LAX earlier this week, and the Las Vegas shooting happened when I was in the air on my way home to New Zealand. LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) has had a dog therapy programme in place for a few years.
The PUP teams are made up entirely of volunteers who enjoy sharing their dogs with passengers and staff at the airport. Yet another way that our dogs can work for us, and use their unique gifts of unconditional love and support.
I wrote about the PUPs programme in August 2014, by the way:
Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand