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Air Travel Just Got A Little Bit Better For Service Dogs And Their Owners

By Kate Abbey-Lambertz

The new small grass patches at Detroit’s airport might seem odd to some travelers, but they’re going to make a big difference for some fliers and their pets.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport opened a Service Dog Relief Area in the McNamara Terminal Tuesday. With patches of fake and real grass and a fake fire hydrant with a sprinkler system adjacent to a cleanup area, the spot makes it easy for dogs to “do their business” without their owners having to take them outside — and for those who have never flown with a pet, imagine the hassle of leaving the airport …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green