A service dog went into labor at Tampa International Airport simply earlier than she was scheduled to board her flight to Philadelphia.
Ellie — brief for Eleanor Rigby — welcomed seven boys and one woman. By the 2-year-old yellow lab’s aspect was the proud papa, Nugget, who’s additionally a service dog.
The puppies have been delivered by Tampa Fire Rescue, who chronicled the entire delivery on Twitter.
In a video, a relaxed Ellie could be seen nursing her pups as her proprietor sat by her aspect.
“Ruff day for this mama at Gate F80!” posted Tampa airport officers.
Yes, the litter missed the flight. The household, puppies and all, shall be driving to Philadelphia as an alternative, about 1,000 miles.