Puppy Love: SIT Service Dogs surprises community with Valentine’s Day animal grams

Kristen Dietz, a commercial loan officer from Desoto, reacts while feeding “Piggy Smalls” on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at SIU Credit Union in Carbondale, Ill. Dietz’s husband purchased a piggy-gram from the SIT Service Dog group to surprise her for Valentine’s Day. “He’s really good with surprises — just very out of the box,” Dietz said. “I never thought in a million years a pig would come through.”

CARBONDALE — Kristen Dietz, a commercial loan offer at SIU Credit Union, knows her husband Tyler is particularly good with surprises but “never in a million years thought” a squealing piglet would come through the doors of her office to celebrate Valentine’s Day.