TSA hopes adding more floppy-eared dogs to airports will ease travelers

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The TSA says it's going to put more "floppy-eared" dogs in airports in 2019.

The TSA says it's going to put more "floppy-eared" dogs in airports in 2019.

The agency says this is an effort to put passengers at ease.

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Officials explained the decision, stating that passengers are more accepting of dogs with floppy ears, as opposed to pointy-eared dogs.

He says kids are also less scared of floppy-eared dogs.
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