In conjunction with National Dog Day on Aug. 26, MIA officially unveiled its indoor Service Animal Relief Area (SARA) program, which provides places for pooches to pee and poop. Thanks to the SARA locations, service animals and pets can relieve themselves without having to exit and re-enter the security checkpoint.
|SARA station at MIA|
“Our new SARA facilities will help make traveling through MIA even more convenient for passengers with service animals or pets who prefer to remain in the post-security areas of the airport,” Emilio González, Miami-Dade Aviation Department director, said in a statement announcing the “christening” of the new facility.
The SARA facilities are in addition to MIA’s three outdoor animal relief areas.
The SARA program is one of many customer service amenities MIA is introducing this year. Others include a recently opened Yoga Studio and the MIA Airport Official V2 mobile app. Airport-wide nursing suites and a children’s learn-and-play center are slated to open in the near future.
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