Amidst the busy travelers, long lines, and the sights and sounds of a hectic airport, Ellie the Labrador Retriever recently caused quite the stir. The service dog went into labor, delivering a healthy litter of eight puppies! She got by with a little help from family, friends, and paramedics. As most moms can attest, when the babies are ready for a landing, it’s all systems go!

While waiting in line to board a flight at Tampa International Airport in Florida, Eleanor Rigby the service dog, aka “Ellie,” went into labor. Passengers were surprised to see a dog giving birth as they headed for their gates. Fortunately, no one seemed to mind waiting through the three-hour ordeal. What better way to spend time waiting for a flight than to see the miracle of puppies being born!

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