Famous Traverse City Airport Dog, Piper, Dies of Cancer

photo credit: Cherry Capital Airport K-9 Team Facebook page

Piper, the Traverse City airport dog who became an overnight hit nearly two years ago, died Wednesday night, social media accounts for the dog confirmed. The border collie, who was tasked with running birds and wildlife off the runway at Cherry Capital Airport, died after a year-long battle with prostate cancer, according to the Facebook and Instagram posts signed, “Your friends, Brian & Piper.” 

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