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Nope, This Dog Walker's Ad Isn't Weird At All

This is an extreme dog (Photo by Javier Brosch via Shutterstock)
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If you have an extreme dog, there's an extreme dog walker named Drick who promises to treat your dog to the very finest of walks. Drick has apparently been posting flyers around Los Angeles about his extreme dog walking services, according to a photo posted to comedian Ian Karmel's Twitter. Drick promises VIP care for all animals, plus he's got an "off the charts attitude" and has been clean and sober for four months. He also claims to be "cool with cops" and offers wifi, which doesn't make a whole lot of sense. What does your dog need a mobile hotspot for? Doesn't matter, I'd never turn down free wifi.

There is a number at the bottom that you can apparently call 24/7. However, if an "elderly woman" answers, you should hang up and call back again in 10 minutes. We have many questions. Is the elderly woman Drick's grandmother? If so, why can't we just leave a message and have Drick call us back? Is this actually another Nathan For You prank? Is Drick even real?

The only way to get to the bottom of this mystery was to call, so we did. However, the number has been disconnected. There doesn't appear to be any ads by Drick on Craigslist, and a search of the phone number turns up very little. If we can't track down Drick, who will walk our extreme dogs?

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Update, July 7: Welp, someone came along and crushed our dreams. Drick isn't real. The sign was created by photographer and writer Jason Jordan, who is not any kind of extreme dog walker at all. But if you know an extreme dog walker, will you tell us?