Tag: pets

Portland in Twenty Links or Less.

Posted by Monzie A. on 09.26.14

Headed to Portland? Here’s the latest info on events, hot spots, and other fun things to do in Portland from around the web: According to the NY Times, Portland is where you go to get your early, early retirement started right. From Stumptown to Singles, drink some great coffee. Traveling with your dog? This weekend’s...

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A Big Day for Some Pint-Sized Pups

Posted by Sean H. on 11.22.13

Last week we teamed up with San Francisco Animal Care & Control to transport nine homeless Chihuahuas in style from San Francisco to loving homes on the East Coast. We said “bon voyage” with a red carpet sendoff from Virgin America’s Official Pet Liaison, Boo. This was the airline’s fifth Operation Chihuahua airlift, since the...

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In Honor of Veteran’s Day

Posted by Sean H. on 11.11.12

As I’m sure you’ve probably noticed, we’re big fans of our four-legged friends here at Virgin America and the talented K-9s over at America’s VetDogs® are no exception. Loving families across the U.S. raise these pups until they’re old enough to attend a rigorous training program. Graduates go on to serve as guide dogs for...

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Boo Speaks: Our Pet Liaison’s Travel Tips for Dogs on the Go

Posted by Boo on 11.07.12

Since I accepted Virgin America’s offer to appoint me honorary Pet Liaison, I’ve received a number of questions from my inquiring friends.  They wonder, “Why an airline job? And why now?” The decision was pretty easy peasy. Whenever possible, Buddy and I take Virgin America for all our coast to coast travels. Aside from the...

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Operation Chihuahua 4.0

Posted by Jill F. on 02.18.12

This Valentine’s Day, we headed cross-country with San Francisco Animal Care and Control (SFACC) and 15 furry friends for our fourth Operation Chihuahua. Unfortunately San Francisco animal shelters have been over-populated by ChiChis — possibly due to over-breeding stemming from Hollywood “purse pup” fads. We’ve been transporting these four-legged friends to the Big Apple free...

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