Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Gym Gives Dogs A Place To Play As Owners Exercise

“Like many dog owners with 9-to-5's, Jeanne and Dean Eriksen had a devil's choice every evening: Who gets the exercise, human or beast? If they walked the dog, they didn't get much of a workout. If they went to the gym, they had to slam the door on their pet. So the San Francisco couple opened Fit Bernal Fit in Bernal Heights - one of the first gyms in the nation with dog day care. Pets can romp in a play group or go for dog walks while their owners exercise, guilt free. In a city that claims to have more dogs than children, they may have unleashed a hidden market, though other dog businesses are right on...

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