As Jared and Kristi Owens arrived at the Lubbock Airport in Texas, little did they know that their five-pound Chihuahua had stowed away in one of their suitcases.
Yikes! According to KcbdNews, the couple had been in line at the Southwest Airlines counter last weekend heading to Las Vegas when their suitcase weighed an extra five pounds. As Kristi opened the suitcase to rearrange some of the items, out popped their dog Icky, who had jumped into the suitcase as the couple packed and burrowed into one of Jared’s boots.
“They put it on the scale and this bag is basically like five, five and a half pounds overweight. Really quickly we are like, oh, we have got to rearrange some stuff. Opens it up and literally, there’s our dog coming out of my boot, coming out of my boot with his head bopping up,” Kristi told news media.
Fortunately an airport employee offered to sit for the dog while the couple were away for the weekend.
Chihuahuas are well known to burrow and have used that skill to find food and seek shelter. Who could be angry with Icky?
Many thanks to a dog loving employee who saved the vacation trip for the couple.
(Photos screenshots via Jared Owens)
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