Pittsburgh International Airport

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO OFFER STRESS RELIEF THERAPY DOGS

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO OFFER STRESS RELIEF THERAPY DOGS

WHAT: Therapy dogs will be available for passengers traveling to and from Pittsburgh International Airport from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28. Six teams of dogs and their handlers from the Westmoreland County Obedience and Training Club will be on hand to help relieve a little bit of holiday traveling stress for passengers. The program is part of the airport’s ongoing customer service program. The dogs will be identified as therapy dogs and all dogs and handlers have undergone extensive training to receive certification. Therapy dog programs are currently in many airports across the country.

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 28; 10 am – 1 pm

WHERE: Pittsburgh International Airport baggage claim as well as transit level prior to security.

About Allegheny County Airport Authority:
Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region.
Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually on 15 carriers. During the past two years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations 75 percent to include 65 markets.  J.D. Power ranked Pittsburgh International in its Top 10 medium-size airports in its 2015 North American Airport Satisfaction Study.  Travel + Leisure and  Conde Nast both named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2016. In addition,  TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.