Allie, Founder and Owner, Allie’s Walk About; David, Allie’s Dad. While on the show Allie explained the idea for the business came after she asked her dad for money when she was 9-years-old. She says his answer was no, but he followed up by saying he would teach her how to earn the money. Today, Allie is the owner of Allie’s Walk About which is an extremely profitable full service pet sitting company. Allie spoke about the difficulties of starting the company. She also discussed how she handles overhead and operational expenses. In addition, Allie explained how she juggles the business, school, homework, friends and afterschool activities.