Are home-based pet sitters hurting the doggy daycare industry? Both sides have launched vigorous lobbying efforts. State laws governing kennels were largely written decades ago; they did not anticipate the rise of app-based sharing services - interesting to see how this affects traditional kennels. "All these dot-com websites, and all the people that advertise on Craigslist, they’re taking away from the commercial boarding industry... affecting our daily living and income."