Company Is Hiring People To Look At Pictures Of Puppies All Day | TOTUM
Eric BlairApril 7th
2021

We can probably all agree that the last year has been pretty stressful at times… 

So, if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably found yourself trying to boost those endorphin levels with a good old scroll through some lovable dog photos1

But imagine if you could actually get paid for scrolling through those cute pics - well one company is actually making that dream a reality and is  offering 10 applicants the opportunity to earn cash just for looking at doggos. 

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Dog food company ProDog Raw is undertaking a study to find out whether dogs on social media can actually reduce people's stress levels.

They need 10 people to go about their regular day-to-day routine while wearing a heart monitor - but taking hourly breaks to look at a series of pre-prepared dog images. 

The heart rate data will be analysed by a doctor to identify any key findings and best of all you’ll get paid £20 an hour for the day-long study. Not too bad at all!

There are a few rules you’ll need to adhere to if you’re wanting to apply.  To make sure the readings are reliable and accurate, participants mustn’t have any underlying health conditions that could affect their heart rate including high blood pressure or Arrhythmia.

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You must also have a desk based job, meaning no manual work or anything that could increase your heart rate, but apart from that all that’s required is that you’re aged 18 to 60 years old, use social media and have access to a device with internet.

Heidi Maskelyne, founder of ProDog Raw said: “We as a nation love to share pictures and videos of our four-legged friends, and it turns out we love to see and interact with them too.

"It is scientifically proven that our pets can relieve stress, but there's not much research on whether simply looking at a picture of a dog can help calm a person's mood. We saw this as a big opportunity to shed some light on the subject and are really excited to see the results, especially when so many people are struggling during these difficult times.

"If you are interested in taking a couple of minutes here and there out of your day to look at puppy pictures and get paid to do so, please apply!”

If you’re interested, you can apply for the role here.

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