Woof Woof Reviews the Minneapolis Airport’s Dog Relief Area

Woof Woof had an hour layover, and I felt he needed a bathroom break after getting a McDonald’s cheeseburger patty for lunch. We found the pet relief area that was in a shared room with nursing mothers. The pet portion was a room that couldn’t have been more than 8 feet by 8 feet. It had artificial grass and a fire hydrant. The grass was wet, presumably from the flush cleaning feature. Woof Woof stepped in the room, sniffed around, and then decided against peeing in that area. I think he just didn’t like artificial grass. He disliked the Minneapolis relief area so much that he preferred waiting another 3.5 hours until he exited the Phoenix airport to use the bathroom. There were two other facilities, but they were outside the secured area.

More info on the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport pet and service animal relief areas

Woof Woof Travels
Woof Woof, a 6-month mini schnauzer, is our official travel blogger. He travels the world reviewing hotels, restaurants and his experiences. Check out his columns every Wednesday. The column is co-written by his dog parent, travel writer Reyna Gobel. Her travel articles have published in Costco Connection, Southwest Spirit, American Way, and Hemispheres.



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