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Rachel is a writer living in Los Angeles and an alum of UNC Chapel Hill. She has been a pet owner since the age of three and began dog-walking in 2015. Her nine-year-old Pug and best pal, Ellie, is the queen of sassy faces, marathon naps, and begging.

Dogs and the Nonexistence of Time

Have you ever met a bloodhound? They are incredibly gentle, intelligent and stubborn creatures, loyal to their human friends, unbelievably tolerant of other animals and...

Ask a Dog Walker: Where and How to Pick Dog Walking...

Dog walking is a rewarding but high risk business for both the walker and the client. Most people consider dogs to be a family...

Ask a Dog Walker: How to Become a Dog Walker

Dog walking can be a surprisingly tricky business to break into. I'm sure you've often heard the phrase, “The only way to do it,...

Dog Walker Jobs: Where and How to Find Good Dog Walking...

It's difficult to think of a job that would be more appealing than getting to spend the day outside hanging out with dogs. Whether...

Best Dog Food for Pugs: How & What to Feed Pugs?

Pugs make wonderful companions and are generally robust little dogs, but they are notorious for eating everything in sight. Since I have a Pug,...

Ask a Dog Sitter: Dog Sitting Rates & Dog Sitter Salary

It seems that pet sitting is a natural career choice for dog lovers hoping to make a living doing something they enjoy. And with dog...

40 Best Dog Breeds for Women

We women have needs. We like things a certain way, and we're not afraid to do what it takes to get what we want....

Best Dog Food for Yorkies: How & What to Feed Yorkshire...

Careful diet consideration is important for the health of all dogs, but very small breeds can be especially tricky to feed. Yorkshire Terriers are...

17 Small Dog Breeds That Are Good With Kids

Choosing a dog is never an easy decision, but the stakes are raised when children are involved. Options are limited further when size restrictions...

Ask a Dog Walker: Dog Walker Salary & Dog Walking Rates

It's a question that I hear all the time: “How much does a dog walker make?” I never quite know how to respond, since...

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