This is the busiest travel time of the year, where millions of people make their way through long lines at crowded airports.
If that's you, just pause for paws. A fur covered paw that just happens to be connected to a wet nose on a cute face.
Delta Airlines has deployed therapy dogs at its hubs around the country. They've found it helps calm stressed travelers, distracts unruly children, and just makes for an all-around tail-waggin' good time.
Travelers say it works and makes what could be a miserable experience seem not quite so bad.