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Adorable Comfort Dogs Will Greet You At O'Hare Airport This Week

By Kate Shepherd in News on Dec 22, 2015 4:40PM

United Airlines

It doesn't get more stressful than airports during the holidays. United Airlines is trying to spread holiday joy instead by bringing comfort dogs to major airports, including O'Hare International Airport, this week.

"United Paws" will be deploying more than 200 dogs to United's seven hubs this week, through Dec. 23: Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX), Cleveland (CLE), Denver (DEN), Newark (EWR), Washington (IAD) and Houston (IAH), according to Headline News:

The trained comfort dogs will be hanging around around the terminals so fliers can pet, play and cuddle with the animals.

Even five minutes with a dog can decrease stress hormones and lower blood pressure, according to United Paws. That's a good thing, since that might be all the time you have to make your connection.

Passengers are enjoying the dogs, according to social media: