How many dogs can a dogwalker walk?

Copyright Keith Kenney, 2012

Some people prefer to walk one at a time in order to avoid problems. Others walk a group of dogs because a group is more sociable.

A more important question is: How much can you earn walking dogs? If you walk a dog for 1 hour per day, Monday through Friday, you can charge $180 per month. If a family has multiple dogs, you can earn $700 per month. If you can sign up multiple families with multiple dogs, then . . .  you can earn some serious money. The graphic on the right shows average salaries for dogwalkers in different US cities. http://www.google.com/imgresq=dog+walker+salaries&hl=en&sa=X&biw=1436&bih=685&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsfd&tbnid=jcAMDdIHsGnioM:&imgrefurl=http://www.salaryexpert.com/index.cfm%3Ffuseaction%3Dbrowse.dog-walker-salary-data-details%26cityid%3D300%26positionid%3D77410&docid=0K9GMV-Qd4O_jM&imgurl=http://www.salaryexpert.com/Charts/SalaryExpert-SalaryData.aspx%253Fw%253D500%2526h%253D350%2526points%253D16920%25257C16699%25257C20732%25257C18510%25257C25889%25257C15481%25257C16817%25257C19228%25257C19200%25257C17357%2526Titles%253DHouston,TX%25257CChicago,IL%25257CDallas,TX%25257CAtlanta,GA%25257CNew%252520York-Manhattan,NY%25257CCharlotte,NC%25257CMiami,FL%25257CLos%252520Angeles,CA%25257CPhoenix,AZ%25257COrlando,FL&w=500&h=350&ei=dtgET9SOHNHqtgfA1-3UBQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=179&vpy=152&dur=173&hovh=188&hovw=268&tx=169&ty=109&sig=110849771046958339238&page=1&tbnh=134&tbnw=185&start=0&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0

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About keithrkenney
Keith Kenney is a professor of visual communication at the University of South Carolina. He is living in Tbilisi, Georgia, for a year. This blog is about several topics. "CSJMM-Journalism" is about the students, faculty and staff members of the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management in Tbilisi, Georgia. "USC-Journalism" is about the students, faculty and staff members of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SJMC) at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. CSJMM and SJMC are recipients of a "Journalism School Partnership" program grant from the US Department of State. The purpose of this $750,000 grant is to improve CSJMM and ensure its sustainability. "Tbilisi, Georgia" is about Susanna Melo and my experiences in Tbilisi. "Columbia, SC" will be about our experiences in our home town--Columbia--when we return home. "Georgia" is about Susanna and my experiences when we travel in Georgia outside of Tbilisi. "United States" is about our experiences traveling in the US. "Films and Photography" is about two documentary films I'm working on in Georgia. One story follows how Adishi handles the rapid tourism that is being developed in Svaneti. The other story follows Tamaz Jalagania, who is a craftsman of swords and guns, an opera singer, and an extraordinary storyteller. "Scholarship" is about my current books, articles, reviews, and grants.

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