The Misplaced-and-Discovered workplace at Miami Worldwide Airport processes hundreds of misplaced objects left behind by harried vacationers. However one specific misplaced “package deal” just lately left the workers stumped—no less than quickly.
A Shiba Inu canine named Penelope, or Penny for brief, was found close to a TSA checkpoint, her household nowhere to be discovered. She was stranded on their own in her journey crate.
Fortunately, Penny was turned in to the Misplaced-and-Discovered, the place Miami-Dade Aviation Division (MDAD) Operations Specialist and dog-lover Rosa Garcia was there to deal with the scenario. Although, to be truthful, Rosa and her fellow workers have been initially uncertain of what to do. In any case, they’d no concept the place Penny got here from.
Was she deserted? Had been her house owners on the market someplace desperately looking for her? One factor was clear; Penny couldn’t merely be stashed away with the opposite misplaced objects till somebody claimed her.
After spending a while with the candy, clever pup, it turned apparent that Penny was pleasant, well-trained, and housebroken. Collectively, they determined that Rosa and her husband Christopher, who can also be an MDAD Operations Specialist, would welcome Penny into their house. However solely till her household might come for her. The couple was very happy to care for the superb woman as if she was their very own.
Three weeks later, Penny’s proprietor was lastly in a position to contact the airport. It seems that whereas they have been touring, Penny’s proprietor had a serious medical emergency. However within the hurry of dashing him to the hospital, Penny was by chance left behind.
The person was extremely relieved to listen to that his candy pup was secure and sound below the care of such a loving household. Collectively, they organized for Penny to be picked-up. And despite the fact that it was her break day, Rosa introduced Penny to the airport so she and her dad may very well be reunited.
In recognition of Rosa and Chris going manner above and past with their customer support, each of them have been named Miami Worldwide Airport’s workers of the month—a well-deserved honor, in our humble opinion!
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