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Therapy dog easing travelers' anxiety at Austin Straubel Airport

Posted at 7:47 PM, Oct 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-04 20:47:16-04
It's no secret that traveling can be stressful, so Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport is hoping to ease travelers' anxiety by bringing in a therapy dog.
 
Fritz is a four-year-old German Shepherd. You'll see him comforting people before their plane takes off.
 
"You can already see as people are walking through the terminal, he puts a smile on their face. It's a good thing," said Airport Operations and Maintenance Manager John Behrendt. 
 
Children who stop to say hello to the therapy dog also receive a Fritz trading card to take home.