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Dog Walkers to Be More in Demand Than Teachers in Next Decade

Demographics to drive changes in spending patterns, report says

Memo to job-seekers: You've probably got more of a chance walking dogs for a living than teaching kids in the coming decade's labor market.

That's one of the implicit messages in a new report from the New York-based Conference Board on the changing composition of consumer demand -- the main driver of the economy -- over the next 10 years.