ABOUT

 

Fur Coat and Pants was founded in 2009 to provide the best pet care to dog owners in New York City. We love our dogs, and the heart of our business comes from supporting a team of walkers who care about the dogs we walk as much as we do. To achieve this, we have developed a rigorous system of vetting, training and fair wage support to a group of amazing professional walkers who will provide the highest level of care for your pet.

Today, Fur Coat and Pants has grown to provide services for pets all over New York City, with the same level of attention and care that has been there from the start. We love our team, and know you and your dog will too!

 
 

OUR TEAM

 
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Fur Coat and Pants founder Leo Bodrie realized the challenges of finding great pet care in New York City when he struggled to arrange regular walking and sitting care he could trust for his Boston terrier, Larry.

From this came an idea in 2009: Create a business that would provide the highest level of quality pet care he wanted for Larry to other dog owners in New York City. Fur Coat and Pants was born. As word of the amazing care and attention FCAP provided spread and the team grew, Leo knew the heart of the business was in finding the right team of walkers who cared about the dogs he walked as much as he did. From this, the FCAP system of vetting, training, certification and fair wage support of a group of amazing professional walkers has continued over the years. 

Today, Fur Coat and Pants provides care for pets all over New York City, with the same level of attention and care that has been there from the start. We love our team, and know you and your dog will too!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

West Village & Greenwich Village Walkers

John R  is a Floridian and attended Florida State where he studied humanities and music. He moved to New York City 10 years ago to work in music. After several years working at various music companies, he joined the FCAP team. He enjoys being outside, listening to music and hanging out with his Boston Terrier.

John R is a Floridian and attended Florida State where he studied humanities and music. He moved to New York City 10 years ago to work in music. After several years working at various music companies, he joined the FCAP team. He enjoys being outside, listening to music and hanging out with his Boston Terrier.

Eliza H  is a comedian and writer from Connecticut. She's been living in New York since graduating New York University in 2011, where she studied comedy writing. In addition to comedy and walking dogs, she also enjoys running, reading and yoga.

Eliza H is a comedian and writer from Connecticut. She's been living in New York since graduating New York University in 2011, where she studied comedy writing. In addition to comedy and walking dogs, she also enjoys running, reading and yoga.

Rick S  is a writer and filmmaker from Boston. He studied film at NYU where he graduated in 2014, and since then has worked on various projects in New York, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. He recently came back to New York to pursue TV writing full time. When he’s not writing, he loves hanging out with his Chiweenie, riding his bike, reading, and cooking.

Rick S is a writer and filmmaker from Boston. He studied film at NYU where he graduated in 2014, and since then has worked on various projects in New York, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. He recently came back to New York to pursue TV writing full time. When he’s not writing, he loves hanging out with his Chiweenie, riding his bike, reading, and cooking.


Stephen R  has lived in NYC for the past 15 years in Greenwich Village. Having worked in fashion retail for many years he decided to go back to school to become a Nuclear Medical Technician. He shares his home with his partner and adorable Schnauzer puppy, Shana.

Stephen R has lived in NYC for the past 15 years in Greenwich Village. Having worked in fashion retail for many years he decided to go back to school to become a Nuclear Medical Technician. He shares his home with his partner and adorable Schnauzer puppy, Shana.

Sue T  is a California girl who moved to NYC for a career in the Music Business. She left a life of traveling the World four years ago for her two main passions, working with Dogs and Plants. She is a Sustainable Garden Designer and Horticulturist working with private clients and city parks including The Highline. She lives in Greenwich Village with her dog Luna.

Sue T is a California girl who moved to NYC for a career in the Music Business. She left a life of traveling the World four years ago for her two main passions, working with Dogs and Plants. She is a Sustainable Garden Designer and Horticulturist working with private clients and city parks including The Highline. She lives in Greenwich Village with her dog Luna.

 

Greenwich Village & East Side Walkers

Darwin K  is from the Rockland County suburbs outside NYC, but now calls the city his home. He recently completed his degree in public health at Columbia and aspires to have a career tackling environmental issues and urban health. Darwin spends his free time snapping photos of summer sunsets, searching for the best food and views in New York City, reading and listening to podcasts, and writing poetry.

Darwin K is from the Rockland County suburbs outside NYC, but now calls the city his home. He recently completed his degree in public health at Columbia and aspires to have a career tackling environmental issues and urban health. Darwin spends his free time snapping photos of summer sunsets, searching for the best food and views in New York City, reading and listening to podcasts, and writing poetry.

James H  is a freelance writer who dabbles in improv, sketch and stand-up comedy. After studying Business Marketing and working in Sales for a while, James decided to get into creative writing and fulfill his dream of becoming an independent comedic writer. James loves being outside walking with a buddy, clearing his head, getting some exercise and having time to enjoy the day.

James H is a freelance writer who dabbles in improv, sketch and stand-up comedy. After studying Business Marketing and working in Sales for a while, James decided to get into creative writing and fulfill his dream of becoming an independent comedic writer. James loves being outside walking with a buddy, clearing his head, getting some exercise and having time to enjoy the day.

Aislinn S  moved to NYC ten years ago from Vermont where she enjoyed all outdoor activities, from hiking to skiing to camping. She is an avid rugby player and lover of dogs, sports, and the outdoors. She graduated from Smith college with a degree in Costume Design and loves to cook. She loves to sample new foods, explore the city, and hang out with her cat, Marcus.

Aislinn S moved to NYC ten years ago from Vermont where she enjoyed all outdoor activities, from hiking to skiing to camping. She is an avid rugby player and lover of dogs, sports, and the outdoors. She graduated from Smith college with a degree in Costume Design and loves to cook. She loves to sample new foods, explore the city, and hang out with her cat, Marcus.

Lilly D  is a fourth year student at St. John’s University. Although originally from Long Island, she calls the city her true home. She aspires to be a blog writer (or wherever the wind blows) but considers dogs her number one passion.

Lilly D is a fourth year student at St. John’s University. Although originally from Long Island, she calls the city her true home. She aspires to be a blog writer (or wherever the wind blows) but considers dogs her number one passion.

Cody K  is an aspiring actor from Williamsburg, Virginia. He enjoys theater, film and being outdoors. Although his training is in Culinary Arts, Cody plans to get his Associates in Theater and finish his Bachelor’s in Film.

Cody K is an aspiring actor from Williamsburg, Virginia. He enjoys theater, film and being outdoors. Although his training is in Culinary Arts, Cody plans to get his Associates in Theater and finish his Bachelor’s in Film.

Tim V  is a musician and has been living in New York since 2000. He attended Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, photography, and perfecting the paradiddle. A life long dog lover, he is very happy to be working at FCAP!

Tim V is a musician and has been living in New York since 2000. He attended Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, photography, and perfecting the paradiddle. A life long dog lover, he is very happy to be working at FCAP!

Cole M  is originally from Arkansas, but is happy to have New York City as his new home. After completing his degree in Music/Sound recording and Photography at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, Cole decided to move to New York to follow his passion of photography.

Cole M is originally from Arkansas, but is happy to have New York City as his new home. After completing his degree in Music/Sound recording and Photography at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, Cole decided to move to New York to follow his passion of photography.

Erin S  Is originally from the midwest but now feels the northeast is home. After working in hospitality for the past four years, Erin recently decided to return to school; she hopes to one day have a career in public service. When not out walking pups, Erin can be found searching for New York City’s best bagel, planning her next trip abroad, and playing with her rambunctious Boston Terrier/French Bulldog mix, Louie.

Erin S Is originally from the midwest but now feels the northeast is home. After working in hospitality for the past four years, Erin recently decided to return to school; she hopes to one day have a career in public service. When not out walking pups, Erin can be found searching for New York City’s best bagel, planning her next trip abroad, and playing with her rambunctious Boston Terrier/French Bulldog mix, Louie.

 
 

Chelsea/Hells Kitchen/Upper West Side Walkers

Alison B  graduated from NYU with an individualized degree in "Representation of the 'Other' in Visual Arts and Entertainment". She spent the past few years working on New York based film and television productions. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, cooking (and eating), and finding new music to listen to. When she has the opportunity to get out of the city she likes to explore parks and hiking trails with her girlfriend.

Alison B graduated from NYU with an individualized degree in "Representation of the 'Other' in Visual Arts and Entertainment". She spent the past few years working on New York based film and television productions. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, cooking (and eating), and finding new music to listen to. When she has the opportunity to get out of the city she likes to explore parks and hiking trails with her girlfriend.

Amari W  moved here 8 years ago from California to pursue her dream of becoming a music producer. On her free time she loves running, being active, exploring the city and writing poetry. She is working on one day having her own successful music producing company.

Amari W moved here 8 years ago from California to pursue her dream of becoming a music producer. On her free time she loves running, being active, exploring the city and writing poetry. She is working on one day having her own successful music producing company.

Christian E  is a full-time writer. He has lived and worked in New York City for the better part of a decade. When not writing, he enjoys reading and frolicking with his French Bulldog. A former performer, he always keeps a spring in his step.

Christian E is a full-time writer. He has lived and worked in New York City for the better part of a decade. When not writing, he enjoys reading and frolicking with his French Bulldog. A former performer, he always keeps a spring in his step.

India L  is an artist living in Brooklyn. Growing up she practiced various forms of art. In her free time she enjoys sewing, photography and doing yoga. She has worked with dogs in the past and couldn’t get enough of them so she joined FCAP!

India L is an artist living in Brooklyn. Growing up she practiced various forms of art. In her free time she enjoys sewing, photography and doing yoga. She has worked with dogs in the past and couldn’t get enough of them so she joined FCAP!

 

Downtown & Brooklyn Walkers

James L  is a History student and aspiring writer based in Washington Heights. Originally from a small town in Montana, James moved to the city just over six years ago. When he’s not in class, James enjoys reading in coffee shops or touching up a short play he’s been working on. James grew up in a house full of animals, and is super excited to be raising Cody, a rescue pup he and his roommates recently adopted.

James L is a History student and aspiring writer based in Washington Heights. Originally from a small town in Montana, James moved to the city just over six years ago. When he’s not in class, James enjoys reading in coffee shops or touching up a short play he’s been working on. James grew up in a house full of animals, and is super excited to be raising Cody, a rescue pup he and his roommates recently adopted.

Joe R  is a comedian and writer who hails from Connecticut. After attending music school, he moved to the city where he has lived for six years. When he's not walking pups, he enjoys the beach, hanging with friends and watching old cartoons. He's very happy to join the team!

Joe R is a comedian and writer who hails from Connecticut. After attending music school, he moved to the city where he has lived for six years. When he's not walking pups, he enjoys the beach, hanging with friends and watching old cartoons. He's very happy to join the team!

Patricia C    is a graphic designer and illustrator. A New York native, she holds a Bachelors degree in Communication Design. In her free time, she's planning her next travel adventure, learning a new language, or visiting a new coffee shop around the city.

Patricia C is a graphic designer and illustrator. A New York native, she holds a Bachelors degree in Communication Design. In her free time, she's planning her next travel adventure, learning a new language, or visiting a new coffee shop around the city.



Jesse C  is a graduate student at the City College of New York, studying urban sustainability. When he’s not walking dogs, Jesse enjoys traveling both around the country and NYC, finding out-of-the-way spots to spend time and photograph. He can frequently be found biking or walking around interesting neighborhoods all over the five boroughs.

Jesse C is a graduate student at the City College of New York, studying urban sustainability. When he’s not walking dogs, Jesse enjoys traveling both around the country and NYC, finding out-of-the-way spots to spend time and photograph. He can frequently be found biking or walking around interesting neighborhoods all over the five boroughs.

IO M  is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where they studied Cosmetology and Literature. They moved to New York three years ago and have been involved in animal and human rights activism. They love performing in nightlife and writing. Matthew's hobbies include tie dyeing, sewing, makeup artistry, and attending music festivals.

IO M is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where they studied Cosmetology and Literature. They moved to New York three years ago and have been involved in animal and human rights activism. They love performing in nightlife and writing. Matthew's hobbies include tie dyeing, sewing, makeup artistry, and attending music festivals.