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Continental unveils new Pet Kennel at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Wednesday, 26 April 2006

Continental Airlines unveiled an animal kenneling facility at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, the first airline-owned kennel situated on airport property in the United States. This new service will be offered to the carriers four-legged customers that utilize its PetSafe service. 

The facility boasts approximately 1,100 square feet of space equipped to provide the ultimate in care for animals traveling on Continental. Services include separate caging areas for all species, separate ventilation systems, exercise runs and full grooming facilities. The kennel, located inside Continentals Houston cargo facility, will provide care 24-hours a day, seven days a week, for animals that have stopovers or overnights in Houston.

We have taken great care to build in everything we need at this facility to provide for the total well-being of the animals we ship, said Scot Williams, Continentals director of Cargo Operations. Its yet another example of our commitment to offering the very best animal transportation available in the airline industry and were very proud of it.

To operate this unique facility, Continental has retained the services of Kingwood Pet Kamp, the airlines kennel operator for the last seven years. Kingwood Pet Kamp will provide comprehensive animal handling cleaning crates and cages, exercising the animals, rendering emergency care when necessary, and grooming and bathing services on request.

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