Weird combination businesses are nothing new. If a beauty parlor can be under the same roof and management as chainsaw cleaning and there’s a jewelry store & specialty bakery company, then perhaps a funeral home paired with mini-golf is not that out of line. Still, I was caught off guard by the announcement that there will soon be a place that combines a bar (for people) with a dog park.
On the good side, the name—Boozehounds—is perfect. And the opportunity for people to socialize while their dogs run around and play is theoretically a fine plan. People can have a drink, enjoy the big screen TVs there and hang out with other people at a place where their dogs are welcome. The playtime and adventures could benefit many dogs who might otherwise be left home alone.