SFO and San Francisco SPCA welcome LiLou, the first pig to be certified in the SF SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program

Airport welcomes first pig from San Francisco SPCA’s animal assisted therapy team

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Wag Brigade, a team of animal assisted therapy dogs, have been making air travel more enjoyable for years. Now, just in time for holiday travel, SFO and the San Francisco SPCA are proud to welcome LiLou, the first pig to be certified in the SF SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program. Media are invited to cover the welcome event, which will include interview opportunities with SFO, the SF SPCA, and LiLou’s owner.

WHAT: Event to welcome LiLou the pig, the first non-canine member of the Wag Brigade at SFO

VISUAL:
• Introduction and demonstration from LiLou
• Interview opportunities with LiLou’s owner, Tatyana
• Stand-up interviews with representatives from SFO and the SF SPCA

WHERE: San Francisco International Airport, Terminal 2, Departure Level, near Virgin America ticket counter
WHEN: Monday, December 5, 2016 Media are welcome to arrive at 9:30am LiLou will be introduced at 10:00am

RSVP & CONTACT:
SF SPCA
Krista Maloney
646-496-5925
kmaloney@sfspca.org

SFO
Doug Yakel
650-821-4000
doug.yakel@flysfo.com

PARKING: Please park in the Domestic Garage, section “D” and bring your ticket for validation. If you require curb side parking, please call in advance. Space is limited and offered on a first come basis.

About the San Francisco SPCA
The SF SPCA is a community-supported nonprofit dedicated to saving, protecting and caring for cats and dogs. Since its establishment in 1868, the SF SPCA has served as a community resource and animal welfare advocate. Today, the SF SPCA’s offerings include the Veterinary Hospital at the Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center, the SF SPCA Adoption Center, behavior and training classes, animal camps for kids, animal assisted therapy, and a variety of community outreach programs. Learn more at sfspca.org.

About San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) offers non-stop flights to more than 45 international cities on 39 international carriers. The Bay Area’s largest airport connects non-stop with 79 cities in the U.S. on 13 domestic airlines.  SFO is proud to offer upgraded free Wi-Fi with no advertising.  For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps and details on shopping, dining, cultural exhibitions, ground transportation and more, visit www.flysfo.com. Follow us on www.twitter.com/flysfo and  www.facebook.com/flysfo.

SOURCE: San Francisco International Airport

CONTACT: Doug Yakel
Public Information Officer
Communications & Marketing
San Francisco International Airport
650.821.4000
Doug.Yakel@flysfo.com

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