Dogs were domesticated roughly 15,000 years ago, but it took them 14,891 years to play poker as well as humans. Deal your pooch a helping hand with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for $60 worth of home dog boarding. Prices range from $10 to $75 per night.
- $45 for $120 worth of home dog boarding
Once dog owners have set up a profile, they can browse hundreds of local dog lovers to find a suitable home. They also offer a Peace of Mind protection service which covers emergency veterinary care up to $2,000. Contact their 24-hour Barkline support or peruse the how it works and FAQ sections for more information.
In an interview with the New York Times, Rover.com CEO Aaron Easterly describes his business as a means of connecting "dog owners who need care for their animals to dog lovers willing to provide it for some extra cash.” Thus, his business serves as a friendly alternative to “lock[ing] their dog in cage for a week” at a kennel. Providing dogs with a real home or apartment to call home while their owners are away, Rover.com calls upon dog fanatics to showcase their walking, feeding, and ear-scratching skills by boarding or staying at the homes of local pooches.
With a network of more than 300,000 members across the country, Rover.com allows owners to peruse the online profiles of potential hosts and seek out a local caretaker based on reviews, personal preferences, and availability. Once connected with the pet-sitter, owners can schedule an optional meet-and-greet between hound and human to ensure a compatibility of personalities and rising signs. While on vacation, dog parents keep in contact with their four-legged friends and their sitters via Rover.com’s messaging service and photo updates. The company’s dedication to canine well-being extends to their Sit a Dog, Save a Life program, which grants the site’s sitters a chance to donate the entirety or a portion of their profits to a pet-related charity such as The Animal Rescue Site or the Coalition to Unchain Dogs.