Normally travelling with a pet can be a bit of a stressful event. You always worry about how your pet will do and if they will be okay, but now a privately-owned animal terminal has completely revolutionized air travel.
Ark is the world's first privately owned animal terminal located in JFK airport in New York. It cost $65 million and is 178,000 square feet. It expects to be responsible for 70,000 animals a year ranging from dogs to cats and even horses. Other exotic animals will be able to fly with them as while.
Not only does this airport help transport your pets, but it also has pet resorts with "premium bedding and nightly tuck-in service" and "window perches in select bungalows". Where do I sign up? They can also get hot oil treatments, mud baths and "pawdicures".
They are currently seeking approval to become a quarantine location for animals that require that service when going over borders and have can accommodate animals of any size.
Ark's CEO John J Cuticelli says that "transporting live cargo by plane can be a complex and arduous process for owners and animals alike. Our goal is to create a more efficient and safe process by reducing the need for additional travel and offering trained animal care staff immediately pre-and post-flight."
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