Intersection

Old-fashioned dog walkers learn a new trick

Image
Too hot to walk your dog? There’s an app for that.

As you read this, there’s a good chance your dog has looked at you, then at the door, then at you again. Maybe he or she even issued a questioning bark or two, wholly unaware that you’d rather stay in until the heat breaks in November. Now you can summon a bonded and insured professional dog walker to you 24/7 using Wag (wagwalking.com) and Rover (rover.com), app-based services that allow you to search for a leash-holder in your neighborhood. Both services allow you to track the walk via GPS and provide photos of the outing, along with a “pee and poo report.”

Tags: Intersection
Share
Photo of Geoff Carter

Geoff Carter

Experts in paleoanthropology believe that Geoff Carter began his career in journalism sometime in the early Grunge period, when he ...

Get more Geoff Carter
  • Beginning in January, it will allow people to “still travel to work and provide for their families,” Metro says.

  • The mayor’s office has been handing out the Key to the City for decades, to Elvis, Michael Jackson and more.

  • Remember when a Kodiak bear out-hot dogged competitive-eating hero Tokeru Kobayashi?

  • Get More Intersection Stories
Top of Story