Lonely Planet Writer

Chihuahua discovered in checked luggage at LaGuardia

Another chihuahua trying to go on holiday.
Another chihuahua trying to go on holiday. Image by kdnewton / CC BY 2.0

Luggage handlers at LaGuardia Airport in New York had a furry surprise when they discovered a Chihuahua dog stowed inside a suitcase that had been checked in for the hold. Luckily for the dog, the suitcase set off an alarm meaning an inspection took place before take off. When the TSA officer opened the case he was surprised to find the little brown dog tucked in among clothing last week. The owner claims to have been unaware the stowaway had made it into her bag and called her husband to collect the pooch. Read more: pix11.com