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    Man’s Best Friend Gets His Own Airbnb

    All they want is a woof over their heads. Annoyed by the lack of options for boarding a dog, CEO Aaron Hirschhorn started a business that he admits many people think is a joke: DogVacay, which connects local dog sitters who have spare dog beds with pet owners who desperately need a reliable place to stash their pets. What’s no joke is the money — $47 million in seed funding has been thrown at DogVacay, which joins Pack (Facebook for dog owners), TinDog (dog matchmaking) and FitBark (canine wearables) on the forefront of the dog app trend.

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