French bulldog that experienced health scare on JetBlue flight back home

Flight attendant Renaud Fenster poses with Darcy on the Massachusetts-bound flight

Flight attendant Renaud Fenster poses with Darcy on the Massachusetts-bound flight

Darcy, a three-year-old French bulldog, was travelling in a crate on a flight from Orlando to MA when it began to have trouble breathing.

Three-year-old Darcy and her owner were flying from Florida to MA on Thursday when the pup's tongue and gums started to turn blue inside her carrier, according to ABC News. That's when two flight attendants provided an oxygen tank to help the dog breathe.

The flight attendants noticed the dog was in distress and brought some ice packs to help cool Darcy down.

She held Darcy in her lap, trying to calm her.

They brought Darcy water and ice but, as we found out from an interview Spencer on U.S. broadcaster ABC, the poor pooch needed more help. When Michelle checked on her little companion, she noticed that Darcy's tongue and gums were turning blue, which is a sign of oxygen deprivation.

"I applied the mask to her face and it really was nearly an immediate response; her eyes opened wider and it was just apparent that it was effective", Burt told MNN. After Darcy breathed through the mask for a few minutes, she became alert and returned to normal. But even pups need saving sometimes, which is where JetBlue flight attendants Renaud Spencer and Diane Asher come in.

She added Darcy has made a complete recovery but she will not fly the dog with her in future without a vet's clearance.

"I believe Renaud and Diane saved a life, some may reduce the value of the life because Darcy is a canine, I do not", Mrs Burt wrote.

Fenster then said he "decided that we needed to consider using oxygen to support the animal".

Burt thanked the JetBlue crew for helping Darcy during the trip.

In a statement to ABC 7 in NY and other media outlets, JetBlue said they were happy their crew members went "above and beyond" to help the dog and that Burt's thank-you letter would be forwarded to higher-ups so the attendants can be recognized for their kindness.

A JetBlue spokesman told ABC: 'We all want to make sure everyone has a safe and comfortable fight, including those with four legs.

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