From The New York Shitty Inbox: Only In Park Slope

March 27, 2009 by
Filed under: Area 51, Dog Shit 

I have been writing New York Shitty for almost three years now. In that time I have seen a sizable increase in emails “pitching” one product or another. I usually ignore them— but today I am going to make an exception. Read on and you’ll understand why. Tyler writes:

iconLocal Park Slope dog owner here with some shit news.  I wrote an iphone application for dog owners and dog walkers which is available at the iTunes store this week, it’s all about pee and poo.  Trying to get the word out about the application, DogiDuty lets you or your dog walker send reports after each walk to let you know if Fido went pee or poo, was given food or water, and other notes.  I designed this app to help me an my wife better manage our schedule between errands, late nights at the office, and after work activities.  Our dog walkers use it and so do we.

Check it out at the app store or follow this link.  I can send you guys a promo code to download a free copy of the app if you are interested.

I checked out their web site* and this appears be for real. Although I do not have a dog I am very tempted to take this person up on his offer as I can think of some very fun alternative uses for this product. My grandmother (whose fixation with “regularity” was the stuff of legend) would have loved this product; instead of simply asking me if I did a bowel movement I every time I exited the bathroom I could send her a full report replete with color commentary and perhaps a picture or two?!? God I love technology!


Miss Heather

*Do check this out. It has mock-ups of the user interface which features and poop and pee “checklist”. Priceless.

Image Credit: Dogiduty


2 Comments on From The New York Shitty Inbox: Only In Park Slope

  1. travis on Fri, 27th Mar 2009 8:14 pm
  2. Jesus, this makes me feel like such a Luddite savage having accomplished all this with the occasional actual physical note left in the actual physical place where the dog/food/water actually physically existed for so many years. What can we have been thinking!
    Of course, for those more modern & affluent households wherein each person and dogwalker-servant has his/her own iphone, & wherein dog-walking schedules are in such constant flux as to be simply intractable to old-fashioned communication through voice communication, physical notes, telephone, email or carrier pigeon, this app will be all but indispensable; doubtless the vast fees earned from the sales of this app to a grateful public will suffice to pay the salary of the app author’s footman-dogwalker for some time to come.

  3. dupreciate on Sat, 28th Mar 2009 9:17 am
  4. The next app from Park Slope: miChild! Let your french tutors send you up to the minute updates about what your child learned to conjugate today! You’ll be able to track exactly how organic today’s meal was, courtesy of your award-winning school’s lunch lady – and last but not least, your child’s nanny will be able to update you on the status of their teeth (brushed, not brushed?) and sleeping status (asleep? not asleep?)

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