Lonely Planet Writer

Rent-a-car, rent-a-bike, rent-a-room...and now you can rent-a-goat! Japanese company leads the way

An online rental company in Japan has begun offering a rent-a-goat service, allowing organisations to hire a goat from ¥5000 (US$137) per month.

Rent-a-goat service now available in Japan.
Rent-a-goat service now available in Japan. Image by David Fulmer / CC BY 2.0

According to rental agency DMM, among the reasons one might want to hire a goat are to use as an eco-friendly weed killer, for clearing grass in cramped or steep spaces, and to help people relax.

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