'Piper the airport K-9' is the hardest worker around
There are few dogs out there that can say they have a full-time job. One of the few K-9's putting in 40-hour work weeks is Piper, a Border Collie that has gained a lot of attention this week for his role at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Michigan.
The 7-year-old serves as the Wildlife Control Specialist at the airport, making sure that the runways are free of wild animals, thus, clear for landings.
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His Instagram account, which has spiked to 13K followers this week, is chock-full of photos and videos showing him roaming around the airport sporting his safety goggles with bandana.
According to the airport's website, "he is the only Wildlife Control K-9 on staff at an airport in Michigan and, we believe, one of less than ten in the United States."
See more photos of Piper in action below:
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