Emily Nipps, A spokeswoman for the airport, said: "I've never seen anything like this in an airport, or otherwise".
The service dog, a two year old lab named Ellie, ended up giving birth to seven puppies - six boys and one girl.
Van Atter said she has mobility and pain issues, Nipps said, and the dogs were service dogs, though Eleanor Rigby was still in training.
The puppies, their parents, and humans missed the flight. "She was going up to people and saying hello".
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on May 11, 2018 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The satellite is named after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who is regarded as the founding father of Bangladesh.