TSA opting for friendlier-looking dogs with floppy ears for K9 teams

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TSA opting for friendlier-looking dogs with floppy ears for K9 teams. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on January 6, 2019.

When you fly, you may soon see fewer pointed-eared dogs working with TSA agents.

According to a report in the Washington Examiner, TSA Administrator David Pekoske says the agency is making a conscious effort to use more floppy-eared dogs.

The reason -- they are more friendly and less scary to children.

The TSA says it breeds seven breeds for its programs.

It has more than 900 K9 teams working nationwide.

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