Agents find stowaway Chihuahua

2015-03-09 05:00

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New York - This Chihuahua could be headed to the dog house.

Transportation security administration officers say a woman's seven-year-old Chihuahua sneaked into her suitcase and triggered a luggage screening alert at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein says the black, hard-sided suitcase was in a checked-baggage area when an unknown-contents alarm indicated an officer should inspect the case.

That proved to be her beige and tan Chihuahua.

TSA says the owner had no idea that her little dog had crawled in and curled up while she was packing for a flight to Los Angeles.

The woman's husband came to the airport and took the dog home.

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