Pet Owners Rejoice: Hourly Rental Available in Japan

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

This just in…. While we prepare to put together a monthlong focus on PETS and life in the city, we just had to pass this along:

TOKYO – People are flocking to the Puppy The World rental pet shop at Tokyo’s Odaiba waterfront park to rent just that by the hour. A young Japanese couple picking up a dog for rent at a pet shop in Tokyo. Renters pay $25 to take their chosen dog for an hour’s walk and more than six times that amount for an overnight stay at home. (StraightsTimes)

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