SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Seocho District Office in Seoul said Thursday it will introduce a caretaking service for pet dogs next month, to help individuals living alone go on business trips, travel, or receive medical treatment.
The caretaking service sends pet dogs to a private caretaking facility for a maximum of 24 hours while the member of a single-person household leaves home to engage in a variety of activities.
The service is free of charge and available up to six times each year.
The service is available to single-person households living in the Seocho District below the 150-percent hurdle of median income, who own a registered pet.
The pet should have completed vaccinations in the previous 12 months.
The caretaking service was designed to cater to the needs of the increasing number of pet-owning single-person households in the district, and to keep the dogs company while their owners are away.
Lina Jang (email@example.com)