Aaron Easterly loves dogs, and a four-pound Pomeranian by the name of Caramel controls a good chunk of his life. But the former general manager of advertising strategy and monetization at Microsoft also loves big business opportunities.
If you're a dog owner, you know how hard it can be to get away for a vacation, even if it's a short one. A new Seattle start-up called "Rover.com" is easing the stress of finding affordable boarding by matching dog owners with potential pet sitters. We welcomed Aaron Easterly and his furry friend Caramel to tell us more about it.
As the holidays draw nearer and travel plans become finalized, families often have to find accommodations for their nonhuman family members. Being separated from your canine companion can be difficult, but when separation is compounded with placing them in an expensive, unfamiliar kennel, separation can be particularly stressful for the entire family.
If you’re a dog owner, then you know how important it is to find a good dog sitter while you’re out-of-town. You probably also know how difficult of a task it can be, and how expensive it is to board your dog at a kennel.
Rover.com, a website connecting dog owners with local dog sitters as an affordable, cage-free alternative to traditional kennels, today announced that its Sit a Dog, Save a Life(TM) program has expanded to include 29 animal-related charities and over 2,400 participating sitters nationwide.