Dog walkers take furry friends in stride

Local businesses thrive in this growing pet industry

HAPPY HOUNDS—Amber Olsen, from Pooch Cruisers, takes 3-year-olds Guillermo and Stelly, above and at right, for a walk. After 11 years in the biz, her dog-walking venture is expanding to include new cities and clients in the area.
Guillermo waits patiently by the door while resting his head on his paws.
He’s a miniature pinscher Chihuahua mix from a shelter in Los Angeles. Like a lot of small rescue dogs, he’s uneasy around people.
But when Amber Olsen opens the door, he jumps u...

Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content.

Please login below or Subscribe today!