by Chris Durst July 16, 2019
Pets are part of the family, and their owners want them to get the best care — even when they can’t be there themselves.
The on-demand economy has birthed more than a few services to match pet lovers (you) with pet families who need an extra hand!
The following companies have openings for dog walkers and pet sitters. You’ll find opportunities for Pet Sitters, Dog Walkers, Dog Trainers, Pet Grooming, and other pet-related jobs.
For more detail, just click on the names of the companies that interest you.
In their own words: Earn up to $1000/month. Rover makes it easy and promotes you to the nation’s largest network of pet parents.
Flexibility puts you in control
- Set your own schedule and prices
- Offer any combination of pet care services
- Set size, age and other pet preferences that work for you
The tools to succeed
- The Rover Guarantee: Your services are protected up to $1,000,000
- Manage your dog sitting business with the Rover app
- 24/7 support, including vet assistance
In their own words: Whether you run a pet sitting business or a solo operation — search no more. You’ve discovered the biggest and easiest to use community of pet care jobs in North America. PetSitter.com matches a nationwide community of pet sitters like you with pet parents looking for pet sitting, dog walking, pet grooming, pet training and boarding kennel services for their furry family members. Looking to make some money while caring for other people’s cats, dogs, fish, birds, reptiles, horses, small mammals or even exotic pets?
PetSitter.com makes finding Pet Sitting Jobs in your area easier than ever.
In their own words: Dog walking with Wag! is a great way to earn money. However, taking care of someone’s pet is a responsibility to be taken seriously. If you love dogs, have been entrusted to walk someone’s dog, have been a dog owner yourself, and are responsible, professional, and trustworthy, then we encourage you to apply. You must be over 18-years old to apply, legally allowed to work in the United States, and physically able to walk at least 20 minutes.
The amount of money you make per walk varies based on location and walk length. On average, a walker will make $12 + tip for a 30 minute walk.
In their own words: Become a Fetch! Pet Care provider and do what you love every day! Our dog walkers and pet sitters spend their days dog walking, pet sitting, playing and caring for pets on their own schedule, so it hardly seems like work! With the support of the Fetch! Pet Care team you’ll have the benefits and security of working for a nationwide franchise, while spending your days loving up – and being loved up – with your favorite pets!
Depending on availability, Fetch! dog walkers and pet sitters perform various jobs including pet visits, dog walks, cat playtime, puppy care, feeding and transporting pets. Some locations also offer boarding at the sitter’s home and overnight care at the client’s home.
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In their own words: Put their paws in good hands.
- View new jobs posted every minute and join millions of unique visitors every month
- Create an in-depth profile with a photo, references, reviews and more
- Apply to job posts and use free promotional tools plus get screened messages from families looking for care
In their own words: The advantages of being a PetBacker’s sitter…
Freedom to choose your schedule, services, and quote.
Your service will be allocated to nearby pet parents.
We will help you manage and handle the pet parent’s booking and request.
A simple and reliable payment system.
In their own words: From walking dogs to pet sitting while families are on vacation, find a job working for a family who loves animals as much as you do.
Join Sittercity for free and get in touch with people looking for the perfect pet sitter. Create a profile with your pet sitting experience and interest, such as dog walking, pet grooming, pet training and other personalized pet care. Getting a background check will also improve your chances of getting pet sitting jobs. Are you skilled in housebreaking and training? Are you interested in drop-off or extended stays? List that in your profile as well, and be sure to search our pet sitter job posts to connect with pet owners looking for a pet sitter like you.
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