About Us

Helping animals locally and globally.

We connect busy dog owners with our large network of local dog walkers. Providing private walks that keep your dog happy and healthy. All while supporting other animals abroad through proceeds made after every 10 minutes walked through the app.

Demonstration of how Spot's app works
Demonstration of how Spot's app works

Founded in Calgary, Canada in 2016

The idea was born from a love for dogs, the need to be there for them while working, and the desire to have it all.

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Spot Dog Walkers founder John Minchin

About Us

The Creation and Vision Of Spot

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In The Beginning

After graduating from Dalhousie University, founder, John Minchin, was living the typical corporate lifestyle working as an accountant with unpredictable hours. But it wasn’t long before John realized it was next to impossible, balancing the ability to care for his beloved dog Debbie (the pug), and being a young professional.

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Making Life Easier

Our vision for Spot is simple. We want to make booking a dog walker as common as booking an Uber. Creating a world where busy dog owners like yourself can live life guilt-free while still getting the peace of mind knowing that your pup has been exercised.

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We’ve Built A Community Of Loving Dog Enthusiasts

Safety, Transparency & Reliability

Each day we do our best to ensure you stay confident in our service, receive nothing less than world-class customer support, and remain fully informed from start to finish. After connecting you with a list of nearby walkers, select your walker of choice and follow along with live GPS tracking, potty reports, and more.

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Keeping The Momentum

Today, we’ve grown into Canada’s only true on-demand dog walking service, operating in 11 Canadian cities with over 5,000 satisfied dog parents. Now, we’re expanding our community of four-legged friends nationally!

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Giving Back

Supporting The Communities That Supports Us

Helping animals of all shapes and sizes--including elephants-- has been a core value of our company since day one. No matter the length of time, we pledge to donate 10 cents for every 10-minutes walked through Spot. Together, our community has donated more than $20,000 to date!

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Over 75,000 walks

We've Walked Around the World a Bunch!

With over 75,000 walks completed, we’ve walked around the world 4 times and counting!

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