23 Min Released Apr 24, 2016

The "How Does a Dog Walker Work?" Edition

Jason Mogavero is a dog walker based in Washington, D.C. who looks after a dozen or more pups every day. He went in deep with us on the particulars of his job, from the way he gets to know new clients—human and animal alike—to the way he arranges his schedule. Along the way, he covered a lot of other ground, discussing the contents of his fanny pack, how he keeps bones out of the dogs’ mouths, and much more.  And in a *Slate Plus extra, Moagavero tells us about his nemesis, a unicycling dog walker who sounds an awful lot like a Portlandia joke come to life. If you’re a member, enjoy bonus segments and interview transcripts from Working, plus other great podcast exclusives. Start your two-week free trial at *slate.com/workingplus.

Slate's Working

Slate's Working

Slate interviews Americans with interesting jobs about their workdays.

Go To Show Page

More Episodes

"Cartier," by Alexandra Teague

Slate's Poetry Podcast

From Slate Magazine, Alexandra Teague reads her poem "Cartier."

1 Min

Oct 14, 2011

Episode 8: Why Are Samosas In Every Single Book?

See Something Say Something

Youth Lit authors Hena Khan and Sara Farizan talk about writing young Pakistani and Iranian characters, and wonder why every single book set in South Asia includes samosas. Plus, they give Ahmed some writing advice and read from their own work. Hena sh...

50 Min

Dec 9, 2016

Why You're a Terrible Investor and Don't Know It

WSJ Heard On the Street

Spencer Jakab joins Miriam Gottfried and Steve Russolillo to talk about his new book, "Heads I Win, Tails I Win," which delves into the mistakes that even the smartest investors make and how to avoid them. Then, Dan Gallagher discusses how the Pokémon Go craze is bringing Nintendo back to life.

18 Min

Jul 14, 2016