GoWalkies App

GoWalkies, a dedicated app* that connects dog walkers with dog owners, was founded by Army veteran Sonny D’Avola in 2021.

After leaving the Army in 2012, Sonny found himself homeless and struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He sought help from us and found solace in walking his dog, Delta.

Sonny was passionate about giving back to the charity that supported him and decided to become a charity partner, donating a percentage of GoWalkies’ annual profits.

GoWalkies founder, Sonny, with his dog, Delta

Sonny with his dog, Delta

“Help for Heroes is an incredible charity and one that is very close to my heart, having received support for PTSD after leaving the Army in 2012. Therefore, not only did I want to form a new partnership with the charity to ensure I could give back, I also wanted to engage veterans who have left the military and are thinking about new career opportunities that can help improve their mental health, such as dog walking” says Sonny.

Find out more about GoWalkies on their website.

*Available on iOS and Android.

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