There are few things in the world more stressful, and more necessary, than flying. It’s no secret that in the past few years things have only gotten worse for travelers—long delays, long lines, hidden fees, and full flights have made things more difficult, especially for those traveling long distances or with kids.
What’s a human to do? Well, in some airports in the United States and Canada, the answer is surprisingly simple: pet a dog.
According to USA Today, about 20 airports across the US and Canada have implemented programs where volunteer therapy dogs wander around terminals with their volunteer owners—and they’re basically little furry celebrities, even at LAX, which regularly plays host to real celebrities.