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The Sharing Economy Includes Dogs Now

The Sharing Economy Includes Dogs Now

The hardest part of travelling varies from person to person. For some, it’s jet lag. Some others have trouble sleeping in a bed that’s not their own. But for dog owners, it’s gotta be saying goodbye to your sweet prince or princess who always somehow senses that you’re leaving them for a while because they have literally learnt to read your mind.

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Don’t look at me like that!

As if that’s not hard enough, then you need to find someone to dog sit who’ll be generous with their time, their walks, their pats and the small bits of food that fall off their plates.

Now, you can use, which bills itself as “Airbnb for dogs” and hooks dog owners up with caring and professional dog minders in their area. As well offering as a huge list of minders Australia-wide, the site also lets you make your browse its registered minders, their homes and their reviews so you can know you’re making the right choice for your pup.

It can cost you as little as $15 a night and insurance is included with every reservation.


The best part? You can sign up to mind dogs too, and get paid for it. If you’re a dog lover and have a safe and secure home, then you too can sign up for a little extra pocket money. Hanging out with different dogs every week will certainly do wonders for your mental state if you’re feeling a little ruff (oh god, we’re so sorry).

Find out more about the service here.

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