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8 Things All Dog Walkers Wishes You Knew

This Dog's Life | Posted 12.05.2014 | Green
This Dog's Life

So you got yourself a dog walker! Congratulations. And thank you for not only for being proactive about your dog's well-being but also for allowing people like me to pay rent without having to go to a "real" job (like you have).

Goldstock: 400 Golden Retrievers Gather for One Weekend

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Good News
Suz Redfearn

Close your eyes and picture the smiling, fluffy bundle of mirth that is a golden retriever. Now picture 400 golden retrievers galloping across grassy fields to a long dock jutting into quiet lake and each dog launching him or herself into the water with gusto.

Astoria Characters: The Dog Tamer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.04.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Although Judy started her dog-walking business, Woofs 'n Purrs, near retirement age, she has been a pooch pal since she was no more than a pup. Dogs walked into and out of her life, and it was their love that saved her life.

How an Old Dog Taught Me New Tricks About Compassion, Patience, and Love

Dogster | Posted 08.01.2013 | Good News
Dogster

I told you about how I worked as a high-end dog walker for a hot minute, right? The diversity of dogs you meet in this line of work surpasses the differences I've encountered among humans. It teaches you a lot about patience and compassion.

33 Stars Show Us How To Walk A Dog In Style

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Experts agree that having a dog is beneficial for both the animal and its owner. Taking care of a pet and the love and affection you receive are healt...

Dog Walker Tased By Park Ranger

AP | SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 04.01.2012 | Crime

MONTARA, Calif. — A man walking his dogs in a federal park was hit with a stun gun and arrested by a park ranger who accused him of not putting ...

Most Honest Craigslist Ad Ever

Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy

Once again, The Daily What has uncovered something wonderful from the oddball hope chest that is Craigslist. As New Yorkers, we particularly enjoyed ...

Astoria Characters: The Canines' Constant Companion

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Hey, Dog Walker!" The shout-out bounds across the street like a puppy fetching a stick. Erin O'Meara, leash and iPod in hand, waves.