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JetBlue crew stores French bulldog with oxygen mask during the flight

A French bulldog was rescued on a flight from JetBlue by a quick-thinking crew.

(Steven and Michelle Burt)

A French bulldog was rescued on a flight from JetBlue by a quick-thinking crew — and the owners could not be more pleased.

On Thursday evening, 3-year-old French bulldog, Darcy was on a flight from Florida to Massachusetts, with owners Michelle and Steven Burt when she started to show signs of anxiety, ABC News reported.

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According to the Burts, the dog, his tongue began to turn blue and she started having breathing problems, which prompted the crew to quickly step in with an oxygen mask.

Darcy was treated for hypoxia – a lack of oxygen in the body – by its owner that the oxygen mask over the dog in the face.

(Steven and Michelle Burt)

“We are all affected by the cabin pressure and oxygen fluctuations, human, dog, and cat, etc., but the fact that the Attendees were receptive and alert to the situation may have saved Darcy’s life,” Michelle wrote on her Facebook page, ABC News reported.

Darcy was treated for hypoxia – a lack of oxygen in the body – by its owner that the oxygen mask over the dog in the face.

“I placed the mask over her face, and within a few minutes she was alert and after a short time she didn’t want the mask,” Michelle said, ABC News reported. “I believe that [crew] Renaud and Diane saved a life, which can reduce the value of life, because Darcy is a dog. I don’t do it.”

Burt thanked the JetBlue crew for the help of Darcy during the trip.

JetBlue released a report on ABC News about the incident, and that is dangerous had crews not responded.

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

(Steven and Michelle Burt)

“We want to make sure that everyone has a safe and comfortable fighting, including those with four legs,” JetBlue said in a statement to ABC News. “We are grateful for our crew’s quick thinking and glad that everyone involved was breathing when the plane landed in Worcester.”

Fox News reached JetBlue for comment, but has yet to receive a response.

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Many airlines ban on the French bulldog fly in the cargo holds because their respiratory problems.

French bulldogs are more prone to respiratory problems if they are classified as short-nosed dogs, or brachycephalic. Short nosed dogs are at a higher risk of breathing problems when flying, because they are more sensitive to changes in the quality of the air and temperature, AVMA says.

Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.

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