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Dog Walker/ Training Apprentice
Canine Comprehensive

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Dog Walker/ Training Apprentice

Canine Comprehensive

Job Summary

$20 per hour
Job Type
Entry-level, Freelancer, Full-time, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 19 days ago
Job Role
Dog Walker, Dog Care
Employer's Industry
Animal Care, Other
Job Schedule
Mornings, Afternoons, Weekdays

Job Description

About Canine Comprehensive:

  • We are an expanding small local business offering dog training, walking and boarding services in Oakland and Berkeley. 
  • Check us out (You can meet our team here too!)
  • Canine Comprehensive was voted Best Dog Walker in 2017 by Oakland Magazine and amongst top female business owner to work for in 2018 by Localwise 
  • We are searching for folks with a zeal for life and a love of the outdoors to commit to our team. This position involves walking an on leash pack of up to 6 dogs 5 days/ week. If you have space to board a dog or two in your home when owners travel this will also be sporadically available. You will receive  training on how to walk a pack and train dogs. We are looking for the right person who wants to make a long term commitment and grow with us. 

About the position:

  • Pack walks are on-leash neighborhood walks. We emphasize dogs heeling and listening to commands, many of the dogs are active training clients as well.
  • You will walk 3-6 dogs per walk (the more dogs you walk, the more money you make). During the walk you will pose the dogs for a fun pic that gets texted to the clients. Check out some of our work on Instagram!
  • The current position is for 2-5 days/week, it can be five days a week for the right person or we can split it up!
  • There is opportunity to cross train to work directly with our trainer and our training dogs as well, picking up more hours sand more handling expreince.
  • We pay over the industry average and reimburse mileage!

About You

  • You have a reliable vehicle that can hold up to six dogs (hatchbacks, SUVs, or truck w/ shell). 
  • You enjoy working outside and are available roughly 9 am-3:30 pm, M-F. 
  • You love dogs! 
  • You can commit for a minimum of 1 year.  
  • You love being outdoors.
  • You enjoy working solo, yet have a knack for customer service.
  • You are very reliable. 


  • We have extensive and ongoing training, including advanced dog training techniques!
  • Build personal relationships with your clients and their dogs.  
  • Paid training
  • Holiday Bonuses, Team parties, and a discount program at Pet Food Express

Business Overview

Our Story

We are a currently a close knit team of women working with behaviorally challenged dogs. Our mission is helping dogs have the fullest life possible.

Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Women Owned
Fitness Benefits
Casual Dress
Pet Friendly
Team Events
Work-life Balance
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