Dog Lover? 5 Start-Ups to Watch

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Dog Walking 2.0: Swifto

This start-up takes dog walking to a whole new level, tracking Spot's every step and, yes, poop. With the help of a handy GPS enabled Swifto app, dog walkers update their charges' profiles with information regarding the walk's route, pooping, and social habits. Swifto operates in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens and the app is now operational on all smartphones, including Android devices and iPhones.