Monday, 20 August, 2018

Service dog unexpectedly gives birth at Florida airport

A service dog named Ellie which is short for Eleanor Rigby went into labor and delivered eight puppies in the middle of a terminal at Tampa International Airport on Friday Service dog unexpectedly gives birth at Florida airport
Jodi Jackson | 29 May, 2018, 15:30

"I just thank God that everybody is safe, healthy and happy".

Tampa Fire Rescue captured photos as paramedics and a member of the local police helped the two-year-old Labrador, whose full name is Eleanor Rigby, a reference to The Beatles song.

The 2-year-old lab went into labor while her owner was waiting to board a flight to Philadelphia. James said they knew their dog was pregnant but experienced an early labor due to the excitement of being around several people at the airport.

Pictures posted to Tampa Fire Rescue's official Twitter show a crowd gathered around the dog in a terminal.

The owner of the service dog Paramedic Larry Glanton an unidentified woman and Lt Natalie Brown smile for the camera after Ellie delivered all eight of the pups
Service dog unexpectedly gives birth at Florida airport

And even though they missed their flight, Van Atter is going hom e with some special souvenirs born in the Sunshine State.

Paramedics Larry Glanton and lt Natalie Brown delivered seven male pups and a little girl, with proud dad Nugget (also a service dog) by Ellie's side throughout.

"What they lost with their luggage being on the plane.they've got a whole bunch of puppies with them now", said Penny.

The puppies' father, a service dog named Nugget, was among the onlookers at the airport.

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