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Yes, the emotional support animal craze has gotten out of control. People are really calling peacocks and kangaroos their “emotional support animals.” With that said, there areΒ some unusual animals that can be surprisingly great at providing emotional support. One is LiLou the therapy pig.

LiLou is a Juliana pig, which is a small breed with cute spots. She works at the San Francisco International Airport as a new member of their “Wag Brigade,” a therapy animal program for stressed or anxious travelers.

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Extra, extra……. Read all about it πŸ—ž πŸ“°β£οΈβ€ΌοΈ We made the Sunday News @sfgate πŸ™ŒMy team of @sfowagbrigade unicorns πŸ¦„ is amazing!! @jaggerdwagger @brixtonatlarge @tobythesfdoodle @bowtiebenga πŸ’•πŸΆ πŸ·πŸ’•(I know, I know.. it’s a bit after Sunday… but you know it’s Pig Standard Time (PST) πŸ˜‚ and Mom was traveling abroad 🧳) . . . . . . . . . – #sfpig #lilouthepig #lilou #therapypig #petpig #citypig #pigsofinstagram @thedodo @buzzfeedanimals @abc7newsbayarea @ktvu2 @theellenshow #buzzfeedanimals #abc7now #thedodo #therapyanimal #bayareabuzz #onlyinsf @cutepetclub @peopletv @9gag #WagBrigade #animalassistedtherapy #airportlife #travelblogger #volunteer #charity #smileambassador #pigambassador #travelbug #airportstyle #spreadlove #spreadjoy #SFGate #SquadGoals #interspeciesfriendship

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At work, LiLou comforts travelers by allowing them to pet her head, take a selfie, or listen to her play a song on her toy keyboard. Honestly, just looking at this happy pig with red nail polish is enough to distract you from your woes.

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Day in a Life: Caught up with our San Francisco Mayor London Breed @londonbreed #citybusiness πŸ˜˜πŸ’•πŸ½ – – – – #sfpig #lilouthepig #lilou #therapypig #petpig #citypig #minipig #pigsofinstagram @thedodo @buzzfeedanimals @abc7newsbayarea @ktvu2 @kpixtv @theellenshow #buzzfeedanimals #abc7now #thedodo #therapyanimal #bayareabuzz #onlyinSF @onlyinsf @cutepetclub @peopletv @9gag #WagBrigade #animalassistedtherapy #womenempowerment #volunteer #charity #smileambassador #pigambassador #communityservice #spreadlove #spreadjoy #community #sanfrancisco #londonbreed

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When she’s not at work, LiLou lives with her human companion Tatyana Danilova. She loves to walk around the neighborhood, snack on veggies, and say hi to new friends. She’s a social butterfly!

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Thank you @reuters for covering our volunteer work (link in bio and stories)! SFO πŸ—“ REVEAL: Shaking & waving at SFO’s Terminal 3 at 11 AM today πŸ§³πŸ˜˜πŸ’•πŸ½ #RevealbyLiLou – @sfowagbrigade @flysfo @sanfranciscospca – – – – – – – #sfpig #lilouthepig #lilou #therapypig #petpig #citypig #pigsofinstagram @sanfranciscospca @thedodo @buzzfeedanimals @abc7newsbayarea @ktvu2 @theellenshow #buzzfeedanimals #abc7now #thedodo #therapyanimal #bayareabuzz #onlyinSF @onlyinsf @cutepetclub @peopletv @9gag #WagBrigade #animalassistedtherapy #airportfashion #airportlife #travelblogger #volunteer #smileambassador #pigambassador #travelbug #airportstyle #spreadlove #spreadjoy #yearofthepig

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All of the other members of the Wag Brigade are dogs, so LiLou definitely stands out… Especially with her red hooves. She’s making history as the world’s first airport therapy pig.

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✈️Airport Therapy✈️: I’ve got the coolest, most beautiful and diverse Wag Brigade 🐢 colleagues spreading joy and cheer at SFO Airport 😍 @jaggerdwagger with the best man bun known to me, @georgemorkie my sweet little buddy we missed so much, @bowtiebenga another cutest pilot chickπŸ‘©β€βœˆοΈ, @wrigley.murphy_newdles the big and gentle bear and @bombaythelab the new friend who did think I was a weird dog at first πŸ˜‚. Hardly anyone could resist smiling. This time we got to film the evidence with @reuters 🎞 πŸŽ₯ πŸ’•πŸ· – @flysfo @sfowagbrigade @sanfranciscospca – – – – – #sfpig #lilouthepig #lilou #therapypig #petpig #citypig #minipig #pigsofinstagram @thedodo @buzzfeedanimals @abc7newsbayarea @ktvu2 @kpixtv @theellenshow #buzzfeedanimals #abc7now #thedodo #therapyanimal #bayareabuzz #onlyinSF @onlyinsf @cutepetclub @peopletv @9gag #WagBrigade #animalassistedtherapy #airportfashion #airportlife #travelblogger #volunteer #charity #smileambassador #pigambassador #travelbug #airportstyle #spreadlove #spreadjoy @reuters @reuterstv #reuters #filmmaker #interspeciesfriendship

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LiLou provides a great excuse to visit San Francisco, if only for a brief layover. Therapy animal programs are still rare at airports, but they are becoming more popular.

Other U.S. airports with therapy animals include San Jose, Dallas Fort Worth, Phoenix, Miami, Denver, San Antonio, Cincinnati, and Minneapolis.

But, none of these airports have a pig! Just remember that the next time you fly!