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BorrowMyDoggy: part-time pets for walks in the park

The UK is a nation of animal lovers, yet with the average lifetime cost of owning a dog being £16,000, getting one is an impossible dream for many people. Now, thanks to BorrowMyDoggy, those that crave the companionship of a canine can share a pooch at the touch of a button.

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The UK is a nation of animal lovers, with almost half (46%) of all households owning a pet. In 2014, it was estimated that the pet population stood at 65 million, including nine million dogs and nearly eight million cats. [1] But what about those who, because of their lifestyle or other reasons, can’t have a pet but still crave animal companionship? This is where BorrowMyDoggy and its offer of part-time pet ownership comes in.

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