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Park your dog inside this tiny sidewalk locker when you want to go shopping

Don’t be alarmed if you’re walking down the street and hear a dog crying, barking or whining from a plastic cube outside of a restaurant or grocery store — that’s just a pup in a Dog Parker.

Part babysitter, part weird animal Flexicar service, this innovative venture allows humans to leave their pooches in a safe place while they run errands, without fear of a dognapping or running away incident.

To use these neighbourhood dog houses, you’ll need to sign up for a $25 yearly membership and a keycard. Parking your mutt in one of the shelters on the street costs 12 cents per minute ($12 an hour) and each house is equipped with a webcam and temperature monitoring, so your doggie can stay as relaxed as possible when cooped up in a tiny shed on the footpath.

Currently, Dog Parker is only available in Brooklyn, New York, but will soon be launched throughout the whole city.

I don’t know about you dog owners, but I never let my pooch out of my sight when outdoors, and the thought of locking him up in a tiny plastic box while I go and do things is just… bizarre.

Welcome to the #dogparker network Washington Ave! Newest indoor #dogparking house outside of Ideal Food Basket #brooklyn #moreplease

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A rare #dogparker sighting in Manhattan (😮) this morning after @foxandfriends #dogparking #backtoBK #winstar

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The Dog Parkers experiencing their first snow. Still warm inside the house! #dogparking #blizzardjonas #snow #winterarrived #nyc #brooklyn #dogs

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We got ya covered #parkslope The newest Dog Parker is at the corner of 7th Ave and Berkeley Pl. And it’s our first medium size for dogs up to 80 lbs! Sign up to become a member at dogparker.com and give it a whirl. #dogparking #brooklyn @dogsofinstagram

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#2 out for business at the @fortgreenegeneralstore #dogparking #brooklyn

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Rachel Oakley is an Aussie writer based in NYC with an obsession for the creepy, cool and quirky side of life. Some of her main passions include philosophy, art, travel, and sarcasm.

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