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Airports from Edmonton to Miami Start 'Therapy Dogs' Programs

November 5, 2014 at 9:22 AM | by | ()

Traveling can be a little bit stressful, and that’s even with the reward of a new destination at the end of the journey. That’s why we’re happy to see that some airports are doing their part to make the process a little more fun with some furry friends.

We’ve seen stuff like this before, but since then there’s been a bit of expansion. The most recent appearance of therapy dogs in and around the airport has been in Canada, as Edmonton International Airport Is the first to be doing something like this in Canada.

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Edmonton Airport Scores Big With Sports Fans

Where: Edmonton, AB, Canada
September 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM | by | ()

We haven’t even visited Edmonton International Airport, but their baggage claim area is now one of our favorites.

As part of a larger renovation of the airport, officials have just added three different sports-themed baggage carousels. The suitcase chutes and conveyor belts now feature graphics, logos, and colors from the city’s local sports teams. The Edmonton Oilers, Edmonton Oil Kings, and the Edmonton Eskimos (they’re part of the Canadian Football league) are all well represented.

Televisions feature highlights and team history, although, we’re optimistic that they’ll beam live coverage of the games sooner than later. There’s even some oversized players doing their thing while the suitcases rotate around them.

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