Lonely Planet Writer

Seattle dog joins rush hour commuters

Dog catches bus to the dog park!
Dog catches bus to the dog park! Image by Michael Gwyther-Jones / CC BY 2.0

A black labrador in Seattle is making headlines after going for a rush-hour ride on the bus – alone. According to Seattle radio host Miles Montgomery, he watched the dog find a seat, keep an eye out the window for her stop, and then exit when the bus stopped near the dog park. In an interview, the dog’s owner said that he often stops for a smoke break before catching the bus to the dog park. If the bus arrives before he’s finished, the dog hops on without him. Then he catches up with her at the dog park later. Read more: seattlepi.com