Skagway, Alaska , on a family dog-walking team Alaska becoming an internet sensation after posting a video of her doggy “daycare” bus.
Husband-wife team called Mo Mountain Monasterytold FOX television stations that they never set out to start the business, but that it “grew organically over time.”
“I’ve always wanted a bus for my customers. I started out on my bike, then I had a minivan, then I had a big van. One day my big van had a tire fall in the middle of my way ,” Mo Thompson shared. “I put a message on my local community page looking for a bigger van or a smaller bus. I made a bus that was sitting because of COVID.”
The couple also has an 8-month-old son named Vern. Post video Based in Skagway on their social media platforms showcasing their daily routine and operations.
Left: Dogs sit in their seats on the doggy ‘daycare’ bus. Right: A Labrador Retriever, an Alaskan Malamute mix, and a German Shepherd sit on the seats of the bus. (Credit: Moe Thompson/Moe Mountain Math)
“My husband and I are a really good team so we can balance work and our baby together. This wouldn’t have been possible if my husband wasn’t involved,” Thompson continued.
In a video, which has already garnered over 50 million views on TikTok, the dear friends are shown boarding their bus and finding their seats.
“Good morning Jake,” Thompson says in the video before the dog gets a seat and is “buckled in” with the dog’s leash.
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The couple operates their Puppy Bus year-round. They also occasionally do belly-sits.
“I hope it makes people smile,” Thompson concluded. “I also hope it will inspire people to exercise and train their dogs.”
This news was reported from Los Angeles.