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Cubicle walls seemingly growing taller and taller?

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The man got you down?

Fresh out of college and have no idea what to do with your degree?

Studying for a grad degree and need to pay the bills?

Grow up with a family dog but can't have one here in The City?

Have a dog but don't have the time to give it the attention and exercise it needs?

Simply love our fluffy, shaggy, large and small four legged barking friends?

Then we sure do have an offer for you: walk dogs. Seriously, it'll change your life. Your mind will be opened and your soul unleashed. It's the best job you'll ever have. Keep reading!

We are always looking to meet quality candidates who could effectively lead off leash groups of dogs through parks and beaches with us. Teacher, dog trainer, coach, boot camp instructor, friend, confidant...we wear a lot of hats with these dogs, and sometimes they eat them! What we're looking for are people who'd fit our team well, who love dogs, who like being outdoors, who are responsible and caring, amiable and professional at work. If that's you, you're in.


  • Own your own SUV/van/wagon/truck? (Sorry no exceptions, unless you buy one. I wish we had company vehicles, but at least we pay a lot better than the companies that do!)

  • Live in SF, Daly City, Pacifica? (Sorry no BRIDGE commuters)

  • No previous experience required! Training and permits provided.

  • Do you LOVE dogs?

  • Athletic, energetic and looking to stay fit?

  • Have a smart phone and know how to use it?

  • Able to commit to a year or more?

  • Friendly, outgoing, and customer savvy?

  • Have extreme extreme patience?

  • Eager to learn? To teach?

  • Ready to become a professional at this job?

  • Are you a team player?

If you can rightfully answer "yes" to each and every of the preceding questions, stop what you're doing and apply now. These are all "must have" qualities to keep our company at the forefront of the industry. Even though these are seemingly basic, they are at the heart of what we do. Be not mistaken, we are top tier and need you to be too. We won #1 Dog Walking company in SF and #1 Dog Walker in the Bay Area in three separate publications, multiple years. We want you to help us keep kicking ass.


  • Week 1: $16/hr - classroom style training

  • Week 2: $20/hr - Trainee

  • Dogtoral Candidate - $20.50/hr

  • Puppy Professor - $21

  • Dean Of Dogs - $22/hr

After the one year mark you're eligible for salary:

  • $32,500 - $36,000 plus 15 days paid vacation each year!

Additionally pet sitting can make you THOUSANDS in cash. This can double your income. Read details below for more info.

(If you want to skip the deets and apply already just skip to the last paragraph.)

Money Details:

You shadow for a week, taking in $16/hour. Essentially you do nothing but ride along, meet the dogs and coworkers, work with your trainer at cafes, and learn the basics. Not bad at all.

Week #2 is a bit different, so we up you to our training wage, $20/hour, the high end of industry standards for starting pay. You start picking up your own packs of dogs and meet up with me and other staff at our walking locations - typically Crissy Field and the forest at the Presidio. You start keeping track of your mileage and will be reimbursed gallon for gallon. You learn.

You're bumped up to $20.50 for 2nd leg of training, and after your training is complete, typically the first few months of employ, $21/hour and employee status, not independent contractor like some other jobs posted in the industry. You'll get your dog walker certification and permit through us ($800-$1000 you don't have to spend) and you're ready to go. The longer you stick with it, the more you involve yourself in our company mission, the more you demonstrate your willingness to work hard and grow professionally, the more you learn, the more you earn.

Many people make salary just after 1 year, and all positions will earn more as the company grows. There's training at every level, even at the top where we'll prepare you for leadership roles. It may seem like only a dog walking job, but things you learn here will undoubtedly serve you in subsequent jobs and careers.

On top of your daily shifts are near daily completely optional opportunities for private walks and pet sitting. Some choose to take on daily private walks, expanding on the general 6 hour day. Sometimes people just take one off private walks. Pet sitting is routine and people can double their income by pet sitting, and it's the easiest money you've ever made.

Shift Details:

Typical shifts last five to six hours Monday-Friday, you start in the late morning and are home by early evening. If you want to have a second evening job this is perfect to take up all your afternoons. For us, there is no such thing as working nights, weekends, or holidays. However, good extra income is available to you through boarding, solo walks, and eventually private lessons on your own personal schedule as needed by our clientele. Most employees here eventually take on an ongoing private walk either before or after work to expand pay. If you can sit dogs you can make THOUSANDS in cash. I made over $8,000 pet sitting in June and July alone!!!!!

Who We Are:

We are all roughly 20-35 years old. We get along great, going out for drinks after work sometimes, getting together for team outings, or just hanging out in the field every day with the dogs. I believe who you work with is one of the most important things in your life. You spend so much time at work you better love it.

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The Role: Woof is hiring for Dog Handlers that can tackle boarding and daycare for our awesome dogs. If you are looking to join a professional team that loves dogs, please read more about us and apply!

Boarding: We provide European Style boarding which is a service that gives each guest has an individual experience, comfortable sleeping quarters for meals and bedtime sleeping. Otherwise, dogs are encouraged to take part in our large indoor or outdoor play areas with their canine friends. Sleeping quarters are assigned based on the dog’s size and suite availability. We also provide:

  • Kirkland brand dog food and treats

  • Participation in daycare activities

  • Administering of any medications, including pills or insulin injections

  • Friday night movies on the WOOF Big Screen

  • Lots of love and attention, and lots more love and attention! Daycare:

Each day, we see who our guests are and match them in playgroups based on size, play styles, and compatibility, using the four play yards available in both our daycare and boarding buildings. We like to think of it as planning the ultimate play party!


  • Previous experience working with dogs is desired

  • Reliable transportation

  • Availability M-F

  • 25 hours a week minimum   

To apply please send your resume and cover letter!

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Are you looking for a change of work scene? Looking to get more exercise or meet pet loving people or more importantly meet people loving pets? Do you miss the presence of your own dog, but aren't in a position to have one (or more) at home? Let Fog City Dogs put your passion for pets to work.

Fog City Dogs is looking for hard working dog lovers with flexible schedules to join our team as a Playgroup Supervisor. We are a leading dog kennel and dog daycare in San Francisco. 

Job Responsibilities:

Multiple walks around the neighborhood per shift with 2-3 large or small dogs on leash - Cleaning and picking up after dogs - Helping to supervise and maintain order in large groups of loud and active dogs - Bathing dogs, brushing dogs, and clipping dogs' nails - General facility sanitation and maintenance (spraying, vacuuming, mopping, etc) - Other duties as needed (feeding dogs, filling water bowls, giving medications, washing dog beds/bowls, etc)

Basic Requirements:

Solid customer service skills/experience - Able to multi-task in a high energy environment - Comfortable and confident handling and controlling dogs of all sizes, ages, and breeds (both on leash and in a group environment) - Able to spend time on your feet, walking dogs, bending over to pick up after dogs, lifting mop buckets, lifting dogs up into bath tubs, (max. 50lbs) - Dependable, punctual, friendly and personable - Positive attitude, Team player, Self starter

Prior employee management experience is a PLUS - Dog handling training will be provided - High school or GED equivalent required - college degree is a major plus - able to work over holidays


Able to work 3-5 days per week - Bayview (Shafter Avenue at Industrial near Bayshore) is open 7 days per week and shifts are either 7am-2pm, 7am-11:30am, 11am-3:45pm, 1:30pm-8pm, or 3:30pm-8pm - Marina (Lombard Street at Franklin) is open Mon-Fri. Shifts either 7:15am-11:30am, 10am-4pm, or 3pm-7:30pm

The Opportunity:

We are a leader in dog day care and overnight dog boarding in San Francisco, and are continuing to grow. This can be a great job for a dog lover and an active individual. Staff get to walk dogs outside and play with dogs in play groups. This is a fun, active, and rewarding job, especially for a dog lover. But it is also a lot of work. It can be loud, it can be stinky, and it can be tiring. But dog lovers know and love these types of challenges. You will be working with a fun group of mostly younger people from a wide variety of backgrounds in a dynamic, fast paced environment - and also with lots of dogs. Reliability is key and will make you our greatest contributor. You may report to people younger than you but will be heard and respected for your experience and contribution. If you are a personable, reliable, and honest dog lover with dog care experience and a flexible schedule, then this is the perfect job for you. Interested candidates should reply to this posting with a resume, 2 professional references, current phone number where you can be reached and indicate the best time to reach you. Please indicate "Playgroup Supervisor" and Your Name in the subject of the email. 

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Calling All DOG LOVERS and EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS!Great job available: good reliable pay in a fun natural environment! Apply to join our team as an Outdoor Doggie Day Care Manager today!If you have experience working as a professional driver (cabs, ride sharing services or delivery) this is your opportunity to get out of your personal car and spend some time in a natural setting with the company of dogs. Top Dog SF offers applicants with urban driving experience (professional or personal) employment with a reliable schedule and competitive/predictable pay. We are looking to grow our award winning team and you do not need prior professional experience working with animals to apply. Top Dog SF offers a paid training program to help you build your skill set and confidence level with dogs.You would not need to worry about using an app to accept work and determining your income. You also for this position.  Top Dog SF has a company provided fleet which enables you to work with dogs in a natural setting focused on learning, safety and fun. Top Dog SF encourages  to apply.  What this job entails: Driving our company van to pick up dogs + exercising them at our private camp.

  • Outdoor Doggie Day Care Managers spend about 60 to 70% of their time picking up dogs on a pre-planned route, driving a company van/shuttle to and from our private camp in Pacifica.

  • Dog Walking: 30% to 40% of their time is spent dog walking/exercising at camp.

  • Employees drive our company vehicle and save the wear and tear on their personal cars! Save your money. We also cover gas and insurance.

  • This position starts at $17 per hour. The rate of pay will increase to $22 per hour within the first 30 days, once training is complete!   

  • The dog walker will also complete Dog Walker University training (paid training!) which can benefit you the rest of your life! 


  • Paid time off; pay increases and incentives available after 30-days of employment

  • Ability to earn extra income! Employees earn a bonus each time they successfully refer a new employee!

  • Quarterly Bonuses! Employees earn incentives each time they refer a new client too!

Job Duties Include:

  • Pick and up and transport dogs in company vehicle.

  • Walk/exercise, and return dogs home safely, professionally and timely.

  • Keep supervisor informed of anything important that arises during the day (good or bad).

  • Provided updated status/training report on each dog as needed.

  • Check in and out of the office daily

  • Check in and out of clients’ homes daily through mobile app, and/or leave clients a daily written note after each walk if needed.

  • Ensure dog’s safety and health at all times, while in transport, at camp or on walks.

  • Keep vehicle clean and organized. Report any safety issues immediately.

  • Strong communication skills. Be prepared to answer the phone, check voicemail and respond to email as you progress through the hiring process.

We are looking for team members who are ...

  • Love of the company of all dogs

  • Reliable and dependable

  • Willing to learn

  • Safety-focused

  • Great drivers who ideally have been working in San Francisco or other urban areas

  • Exhibit great customer service skills

  • Enjoy working on a team

A Note About Job Requirements:

  • A valid California Driver's License with 5+ years of city driving experience. No violations with a clean driving record.

  • Comfortable working with dogs but also capable of working as a member of a team.

  • Strong customer service orientation. 

  • All employees check in and out daily at our office, located near the SF Zoo.

Scheduling & Availability: Be reliable and dependable. be available to work one of the shifts listed below, Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm or Monday through Friday; 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Employees love a lot of things about working for Top Dog, SF - here are just a few:

  • We are a 5-Star Company based on reviews on Google and YELP!

  • 2018 Best of San Francisco Magazine Best Dog Walking Company!!!

  • We are an award-winning, well-established dog walking and pet sitting company with opportunities for growth

  • Work as an employee and not as an independent contractor. 

  • Work is not determined by your speed to accept walks or passengers via an app. Top Dog is able to offer a very reliable schedule and payroll.  

  • Exciting, fun company dogs, clients and co-workers

  • Opportunity to work outdoors and be active at work

  • Private dog camp located in Pacifica, CA

  • Safety is a priority for us! We are an insured and bonded company

  • Employees are provided excellent on-the-job training for anyone new to working with dogs

  • Stable, reliable income based on pre-planned route

Apply today!Want to learn more about Top Dog SF first? Perfect.Check us out on our website at --

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Do you LOVE cats? Are you a planner, yet FLEXIBLE when things change?    Are you just as comfortable scooping litter as playing with or sitting quietly beside and grooming cats?   Then this job is for YOU!

We are a small, well established, professional cat sitting company servicing San Francisco. We are currently seeking to fill a position for part time work and seeking someone who will visit cats in the home of our clients for 30-60 minutes per day per client. This is a great way to earn supplemental income and spend time with kitties. 

NOTE: If you see this job has been posted for a few weeks- apply anyway! We might be hiring more than one person. 

 We are ONLY hiring if you:

- Live in San Francisco

- Have reliable transportation

- Absolutely love cats and have a background caring for them

Are you interested? Great! Send us an email to and tell us about yourself:

  •  Experience working with, volunteering or owning cats. 

  • Client services experience and other work experience or resume 

  • What neighborhood you live in

  •  Availability on weekdays, weekends, evenings and major holidays. 

  • How many 30-60 minutes visits would you ideally like to do per day or week?

  • What neighborhoods you would like to travel to visit kitties (ie: how far from your home can you travel?)

  •  In the subject line title it MEOWZER Cat Sitter  - "Your Name" 

More high level details of the position and what we are looking for:

Who we are looking for:

  • Unconditional love for every cat and patience for cats that are shy or aggressive. 

  • Committed to excellent customer service, reliable, very detail-oriented and knows when to speak up if something is wrong with the cat they are visiting.

  • Volunteer work in animal shelters, cat groomer, registered vet tech experience or other medical experience is a big plus!

  • Reliable transportation

  • Someone who lives in San Francisco. We have clients all over the city.  Right now we are hiring for sitters in SOMA/RINCON and Mission.   

  • Have you owned and cared for many cats throughout your life and you’re looking for a fun side job? Are you retired and want to spend some stress-free time with a kitty? We would love to hear from you.  

What the job entails:

  • Independent contractor position- you can accept or decline client requests as we pass them to you

  •  Must be able to pass a background check.

  •  Visit client’s homes to feed, change water, clean litter, brush, play with and snuggle our client’s cats for every visit.

  •  Must be comfortable visiting someplace you have never been before (client’s home) finding their cat, food, water and litter based on instructions the client provides.

  •  Should also be comfortable on camera- many of our clients have in-home security cameras for keeping an eye on their cat.

  •  Must be comfortable using apps as that is how we assign you to clients and how you will send updates after visiting the kitties.

  •  Follow instructions exactly- the client will provide directions on how to take care of their cats or use their keys (sometimes hard in old buildings)

  •  Must have a reliable cell phone.

  •  Must be physically fit to work with cats- sitting on the floor for hours a day with cats, bending and lifting cat-related supplies or client’s package delivery.

We will respond to the most qualified applicants to set up phone and in-person interviews. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Looking for experienced professional groomers. Applicants must have 4+ years grooming experience. Full time and part time available.

We're looking for people who care about dogs like they're part of the family.

W-2 position + daily tips. 

Compensation is 50% of each job -- see for pricing info. 

Open Tuesday through Saturdays 8am-4pm Pacific Time. 

All Applicants must be able to lift/restrain at 40+ lbs.

If interested, please call (775) 322-3992 or email us @

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Looking for a fun job working outside with dogs? Recess With Steph is hiring! Looking for a Contract Dog Walker

to help with an expanding dog walking service.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate would be a graduate of dogTEC’s Dog Walking Academy, the SF/SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers or similar program, and have some knowledge and background in pack management and humane-based training methods. This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate who has a desire to get his/her foot in the door and expand their knowledge of pet dog training and pack dynamics. Although experience is a plus, the willingness to learn and expand your knowledge around dogs and pack dynamics is just as important – with many years experience running SF Puppy Prep and teaching dog training classes at the SF SPCA under my belt, I love to teach, mold, and help newbies learn the trade of caring for and exercising dogs!

Contract Dog Walker:

Walking Shifts: (after an initial training period)

  • Open to full-time or part-time shifts: Monday-Friday (or any mix of days during the work week), 9:30am-2:30pm (I offer some flexibility on these hours as well)

  • 60 minute play group in private, fully fenced outdoor play space in Montara

  • Pick up and drop off of between 6-8 dogs from homes in San Francisco, plus drive time to Montara

Wage: paid per dog @ 60% our daily rate ranging from $27/dog to $35/dog (Full time rate is $30/outing; Part-time rate is $35/outing; some clients have a discounted rate)

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid California Drivers License and an excellent driving record.

  • Must have your own vehicle suitable for dog walking with enough room for at least 5 medium sized dogs

  • Must have or be willing to invest in a business license, your own business insurance.

  • Experience not necessary but a definite PLUS.

  • Must have a basic understanding and adhere to humane based training methods; or be willing to learn these methods on the job

How to Apply:

Please contact me at

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If you love the outdoors, have a heart for animals, are extremely reliable, enjoy working solo, and have a knack for customer service- this may be your dream job! We are a small local business offering pet care services for clients in the Oakland, Piedmont, Berkeley, and Montclair areas. We pay by the job- so instead of getting hourly no matter how many mutts you wrangle, the more dogs you walk at a time the more you make! We are searching for folks with a zeal for life and the outdoors to commit to our team. 

The perfect person will...

  1. Have a reliable vehicle that can hold up to six dogs. Hatchbacks, SUVs and trucks are preferred. A 4 door sedan will not work for this job.

  2. Be available to work during some holidays and times when everyone likes to travel. December is our busiest season. 

  3. Enjoy working rain or shine walking dogs from roughly 9am-3pm Mon/ Tue/ Fri  This is a position that will grow over time. We require you are able to trade shifts with other walkers occassionally M-F so everyone can enjoy a flexible schedule! This is on leash dog walking, please be physically capable of hiking for several hours a day ad lifting 50+ lb. dogs on occasion..

  4. Love dogs! We prefer someone with experience working with dogs in some capacity, or at minimum has owned several personal dogs.

  5. Be available to stay at client homes for anywhere between 1 day to several weeks while they travel. Clients travel for anywhere between a few days to several weeks, you choose which jobs you'd like. This is a great opportunity for people who write or work remotely to get some quiet time away from home and make extra cash. 

  6. Live in the Oakland/ Berkeley area. This job already involves a lot of driving and we value sustainability and hiring people from our community. 

  7. Be able to commit for a minimum of 1 year. Our training is extensive and ongoing, and you will build personal relationships with your clients and their dogs.  The longer you work the more clients you take on. 

***If you have your own pooch: rad, awesome, great! You can bring them dog walking with you, but not to overnight jobs. Please consider who will care for them if you were staying at client homes.

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Adoptions and Foster Program Manager needed to manage fast-paced, very busy Adoptions and Foster Program placing 1,200 dogs for adoption every year.

Must have minimum 3+ years experience in a management role in similar adoption and foster program, or equivalent in similar customer-facing role.  Excellent public-facing, customer service skills required. 

Strong people management skills and experience with HR required.  

Must have experience hiring and managing team of 5 employees.  

Team player, strong communicator, calm, mature leader needed. 

Must have some knowledge of dog behavior and basics of shelter medicine.  

Veterinary tech, zoo, wildlife experience as employee or volunteer a plus. 

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Are you tired of the daily grind? Do you spend your time at work staring out the window and wishing you could be somewhere else? Then this is just the job for you! Blue Dog is a professional dog walking company and we’re looking for dog lovers to join our team. If you’re ready to work hard, provide outstanding customer service, and make some new furry friends, we’d love to hear from you!


  • 5 days/week for 4-6 hours/day

  • Monday-Friday, with availability between 10am-4:00pm 

    • Times will vary depending on route

  • Keep your nights and weekends free!


  • Total Compensation of $18.89/hr after 3 months 

    • Hourly Comp of $17/hr + $1.89/hr towards SF City Option healthcare

    • Commuter Benefits

  • Growth opportunities  

    • We are a rapidly growing company made up of dog walkers, assistant managers and territory managers. We promote from within the company so there is always room to move up!

  • This is an employee position, NOT an independent contractor job

  • Location of walks will be in central SF

    • All walks within one neighborhood


  • Walk up to 4 dogs at a time

    • All walks done on foot (NO DRIVING REQUIRED!) 

  • Provide outstanding customer service to both the dogs and their owners 


  • Must love dogs!

  • Must be able to walk a minimum of 5 miles per day, up hills and stairs, rain or shine

  • Previous success in a customer service position

  • While this is a highly rewarding and fun job it is also very physically and mentally demanding. Being able to work hard is a must!


  • Must include a Resume AND Cover Letter in order to be considered for employment

  • Cover Letter should include:

    • Why you want to be a Dog Walker

    • Why this job is the perfect fit based on your past experience

    • Your availability Thank you so much for your interest, we’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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If you're a pet lover who is organized, honest and reliable, and looking for steady part-time income in a role that will be personally fulfilling, we're looking for you!

We're actively hiring in the following areas:

Park Ridge

Norwood Park

Old Irving Park

Gladstone Park

Jefferson Park

Portage Park

Elmwood Park

Company website:

General Hours: 10am-4pm M-F 

(evenings/weekends are optional as walks are requested)

Please note, applicants must be at least 21 years old and make a commitment of service for a minimum of 6 months. A background check and references checks are required to secure employment, and our walkers travel between stops by car or bike. S'wooft employs all walkers as W2 employees.



• Dog walkers must be comfortable performing new client consultations, including a meet and greet of new clients and their pets, gathering detailed information about their needs and special requests, and collecting necessary completed paperwork.

• Walkers must be willing to take on all types of assignments within the standard M-F 10am-4pm walking hours, as well as evenings/weekends/vacation care as their schedule permits. This could include daily dog walks or cat care, each for a range of breeds and temperaments.

• Walkers ensure the safety of the dogs and those (humans and dogs) around them, as well as maintain home security when entering/exiting. They are also expected to reinforce any trainings or walking behaviors as outlined during new client consultations or meet and greets. 

• Even when it is raining or snowing, dogs need to go out! Walkers must be willing to drive/walk in inclement weather.

• Walkers will be required to check in with the office staff and software systems to confirm that everything has been completed to client specifications.

• Walkers must be comfortable holding keys to clients' homes and take responsibility to not lose keys or get locked out.

• Walkers must be comfortable using a smartphone and using each of three apps used for the job. Orientation for each app will be provided during training.

• Due to the bonding that occurs between a sitter and animal, we require at least a 6 month commitment.


Dog walkers are paid by direct on a bi-weekly basis with monthly income ranging about $650-1400+ depending on client needs and walker availability. We will discuss exact route and expected income based on your needs and qualifications.  All walkers are W2 employees and start at $13.50/hr, moving up to $14.50/hr with one year of tenure. In addition, they enjoy the following benefits: 

  • Support of a team of pet lovers

  • Pet First Aid/CPR Certification  

  • Online and in-person training (all paid)

  • Paid sick leave     

  • Paid Time Off  

  • Periodic team outings and perks

  • Service tips and holiday bonus

  • Participation in community pet events     



The mission of S’wooft is to offer loving, reliable, and professional pet care in far northwest Chicago and surrounding areas.We do this through:

  • Hiring the best staff, who are fully screened, qualified, and trained 

  • Offering our staff competitive pay, benefits, and a respectful work environment

  • Continually training our staff in Pet First Aid/CPR and other skills that will allow them to offer excellent service to the pets we serve

  • Offering clients consistency in coverage for all daily walks, with additional coverage for off hours needs

  • Maintaining professionalism in all communications, policies, and practices

We specialize in daily dog walking, vacation care, and cat care—all of the ways pet owners need to be able to rely on someone when it comes to the daily care of their pets. Families trust us with their fur babies and their homes, so we're careful to thoroughly screen all of our staff with a full background check, professional references, and shadowing, to see if they have the same abounding love for pets that we do. Rather than a pet service based primarily on convenience, where the quality of staff may be inconsistent, we pride ourselves on each individual who makes up this team. We also strive to build community, both within Team S’wooft and among the greater Chicago area pet community. We do this through team outings, use of an ongoing chat app (Slack), community events, and our various marketing efforts. 

S’wooft is an equal opportunity employer. This means that we select, place, train, and promote the most qualified team members based on relevant factors such as experience, work quality, attitude, and availability. We do not consider race, color, religion, age, gender identification, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, veteran status, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, genetic information, order of protection status, status as a victim or perceived victim of domestic or sexual violence, status as a qualified handicapped or disabled individual, or any other proscribed factor in our hiring, salary/wage, promotion, or termination decisions, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. 

Please apply online if you are interested in this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!   

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 Become a member of the Capital Petsitters team! We are always looking for mature and reliable pet lovers to join our team. All potential petsitters should be prepared to meet the following requirements:

  • Manage your own schedule

  • Have your own vehicle and cell phone

  • Be able to provide at least six personal and professional references

  • Pass a criminal background check

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Love working with animals!

  • Commit to pet sitting for at least 6 months ongoing.

  • Be available to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 10am and 4pm as well as other hours evenings and weekends.

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Company Overview: Windy City Dog Walkers is Chicago's most trusted dog walking company. We have been serving Chicago since 2002 and were voted "Best of Chicago" in 2014. We are a "dog walker focused company" with excellent reviews on Glassdoor! We are an A+ company because we only work with A+ walkers.  We focus on smaller neighborhood routes, walking on leash with one household's pets at a time, providing the same dog walker every day and helping clients with training reinforcement. Our client's dogs thrive with consistency and we find this system provides our walkers with reliable income that is more predictable when compared to other dog walking services. Many of our walkers walk with us for over two years and we promote from within. If you love working with dogs but would like to work without the on-demand nature of dog walker apps - this is the opportunity you have been looking for!


Job Summary: This is a physical job designed for true dog lovers. You will be walking independently with our client's dogs on leash. The route is normally within one neighborhood but you will need to travel to multiple households during the day. Most dog walkers typically walk 5+ miles each day. We place great emphasis on safety, customer service and self-reliance. Most walkers work 20-25 hours a week but a walker can work 30 hours or more if they are ready for the opportunity.


Route Details: We are currently hiring dog walkers for opportunities in many of Chicago's neighborhoods. The typical dog walker walks 8-10 dogs a day and works 4-6 hours per day. The route is normally within one neighborhood but you will need to travel to multiple households during the day.  


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform safe neighborhood walks on leash with one household's pet(s) at a time

  • Practice time management to stay on schedule

  • Communicate with the office and clients via voice/text and email

  • Provide excellent customer service

  • Give all dogs attention, exercise and care

  • Travel to our office in River West to pick up client keys on Monday and drop off client keys on Friday


- You must be available Monday - Friday from approximately 10am to 4pm for six months or more

  • You must have a smart phone with a data plan

  • You must be at least 18 years of age

- We prefer that you own a reliable source of transportation such as a bicycle (preferred) or an insured car (Applicants who prefer to walk the route are encouraged to apply but only some routes are walkable)

  • Be prepared for all weather conditions as this is a year round position - you will be working outdoors

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Willing to submit to a background check if a position is offered

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of dogs breeds and behavior can be helpful

  • The ability to make quick decisions to keep dogs safe

  • Capable of walking more than one dog at a time

  • Comfortable walking dogs with special medical or behavior concerns

  • Time management is a critical skill to ensure on time arrivals for all dog walks

  • Strong communication skills via voice, text and email

Benefits and Perks:

  • Highly competitive industry pay including tips

  • Dedicated neighborhood routes with no competition with other dog walkers for walks/assignments

  • Paid meetings with potential clients and their dogs before signing up for service

  • Bonuses paid for any walks performed with multiple dogs in a home or any optional non-peak hour walks (evenings, weekends, house sits, etc.)

  • Paid orientation process

  • Free Cubs Tickets and fun team building events

  • Casual dress code (dress for the weather without the need to wear a uniform)

  • Work within a fun environment that encourages learning with positive/animal loving co-workers

  • Promotional opportunities with a highly rated/established company

To ensure we receive your application, please fill out the online application located on our website at:

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Calling all animal lovers! Heaven Sent Pet Care, a professional dog walking company (serving Evanston, Wilmette, and Kenilworth) is currently looking for dynamic, caring, and trustworthy pet lovers to join our expanding team. If you love to spend time outdoors, are a self-starter, and are able to work independently and manage a changing schedule, this may be the job for you!


We are now hiring for a part-time DAILY DOG WALKER. The ideal candidate will have consistent availability between 10am-3pm Monday through Friday. We offer flexible ongoing part-time positions that work well as supplemental income -- this is a great position for freelancers!


How We Work:=

Our "Daily Dog" walking services are typically performed Monday through Friday between between the hours of 10am-4pm. (Our busiest time frame is between 11am-3pm).

Our fees:

The rate walkers are paid ranges between $6.92-$8.50 per 25-minute visit (equivalent averages to around $13.84-$16 per hour).



  • Days of the week -- We are looking for walkers who have some consistent availability Monday-Friday.

  • Hours -- We are most interested in candidates who are available during our busiest time frame of 11am-3pm. It is our preference that second jobs/classes do not conflict with this time frame.

  • # of visits -- We work with our walkers to find a time frame and number of visits that works for them and their schedule. Typically, we will start out walkers with a shorter route and build up the route as we are able and as the walker is comfortable. Most of our current walkers complete between 4-8 visits daily.

Administrative Support: 

We provide a professional work environment. This is a supported position and we are office staffed from 8am-4pm Monday through Friday for any questions or help a walker might need. We also have emergency contacts for walkers, if an issue arises after business hours.


Consistent and Predictable work: 

Unlike with dog-walking applications, from week to week you have the same group of dogs to work with and you can count on how much work you will have.


Is this a good fit for you?

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are organized, dependable, trustworthy, timely, and professional.

  • Have great customer service and communication skills.

  • Are team players who can handle last-minute changes and requests from clients.

  • Are able to work independently and responsibly.

  • Enjoy being outside in all four seasons and the weather that comes with them! (Rain, snow, heat, cold, wind...)

  • Are interested in at least a six-month commitment with us. Our clients and their animals get attached to their walkers!

  • Love Animals! You don't have to have any animal work experience, but we find it is helpful if you have at least had pets of your own before.


  1. Background & References: You need to be at least 21 years old, able to pass a background/criminal check, and have at least 3 references.

  2. Physical Requirements: You need to have excellent dog-handling skills and intuition to walk and control dogs of all sizes and breeds. You also need to handle the activity level of walking dogs for 2-6 hours per day (you choose the amount).

  3. Supplies & Equipment: You need to have: (1) a reliable insured automobile and a valid driver's license (2) a computer with access to the internet, (3) a printer, (4) a smartphone (preferably with a data plan or texting).

  4. Location: We do not reimburse walkers for their commute, so we are most interested in candidates who live in or near one of our service areas (Wilmette, Evanston, or Kenilworth).

Interested in applying? Please reply to this posting and tell us a little about yourself!


We look forward to hearing from you!

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Essential Duties/Responsibilities:   

  • Provide care and handling for animals, some of whom may have behavioral issues, which may include shyness, fearfulness and aggression.

  • Provide care for animals that can have a variety of medical issues, including zoonotic diseases and skin issues such as ringworm or sarcoptic mange.

  • Feed dogs: Prepare and serve food according to guidelines (special diets closely followed), report observations and suggest changes to management and Health Care personnel.

  • Water dogs: Maintaining that all dogs have water at all times and bowls are sanitized. 

  • Medicate dogs: Communicate medical issues to team members and assure that all dogs receive daily medications and treatments as prescribed/recommended by Health Care leaders.

  • Walk and rotate dogs: Walk dogs outside and take to dog yards on schedule, pairing them up with buddies at all times unless the dog is dog-aggressive. 

  • Light grooming/observe and report grooming needs to team management and volunteer groomers.

  • Transport dogs: Take dogs to and from vet appointments and pick-ups by local transports.

  • Provide socializing and enrichment for dogs and puppies.

  • Identify behavioral issues and share observations in writing with team members. 

  • Assist in creating training plans for specific dogs, including use of Head harnesses and positive reinforcement techniques.

  • Maintain records on dogs in their file and the need for special diets, parasite controls, ailments, training performed, progress made, etc. 

  • Participate in dog introductions with people and other animals.

  • Must be able to use consistent, reward-based training methodology and to correct behaviors without being abusive.

  • Clean work areas and preserve physical appearance and sanitation of dog areas, including yards, dog park, kennels, pens, carriers, Isolation areas, meet-and-greet areas and grounds. This includes poop-scooping, raking, sweeping, weeding, shoveling, dusting, mopping, hosing, scrubbing, sanitizing, trash removal, etc. 

  • Serve as Ambassador of the Milo brand for all volunteers and visitors, promoting the Milo Foundation mission including the "special-ness" that is our Sanctuary in Mendocino County, where you will be encouraged to visit and do work exchange with staff members there.

  • Interact with clients: Greet, speak with and inform them accurately about specific animals, and answer general questions.

  • Work and interact with interns and other staff in a cooperative and open manner. Work as a productive team member, assist other team members, communicate clearly.

  • Oversee work done by volunteer groups: Ensure safe interactions between participants and animals, assist in setting up the group with projects as needed, and answer questions.

  • Responsible for safety of volunteers and assisting in their training: Orienting them to assigned animal area, directing and encouraging their work, answering questions, and assisting with their needs. 

  • Fill out maintenance requests for any repairs needed and report to management. 

  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:   

  • Previous experience working with and handling animals.

  • Strong desire to work closely with dogs and comfort handling dogs with behavioral issues, which may include shyness, fearfulness and aggression.

  • Demonstrates personal accountability to ensure that all responsibilities are completed effectively and in a timely manner.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and qualify for Milo auto insurance coverage.

  • Willing to work on weekends/holidays/varying shift times.

  • Able and willing to professionally advocate Milo Foundation position on issues, including spay/neuter.

  • Demonstrates approachability when dealing with the general public. Experience in interacting with the general public (customer service) preferred.

  • Demonstrates ability to create and encourage a positive and professional work environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop positive relationships with others and demonstrate sensitivity to the thoughts, feelings and perspectives of others.

  • Accurate, appropriate, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills, with strong listening skills to collect necessary information.

  • Basic computer skills with e-mails and Microsoft Word and ability to receive and send texts by cell phone required.

  • Experience with or ability to learn Google Calendar, Dropbox, Shelterluv, 

  • social media posting and our proprietary database and systems is a plus.

Physical Requirements:   

  • Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to perform strenuous manual labor.

  • Must be able to work out of doors in all weather conditions, with various temperatures.

  • Must be able to work with physically strong dogs.

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, hike, walk, kneel, and lift.

Wage will be commensurate with experience and skills.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at The Milo Foundation, an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, creed, religion, ancestry, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, domestic partner status, or medical condition.   

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Hound Lounge

1829 Mount Diablo Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA, 94596

Do you love dogs?

Hound Lounge is a small boutique-style Dog Grooming Salon and Daycare located in Walnut Creek. We are looking for someone to join our family as a Dog Bather! You will get to spend time with the dogs one-on-one and help make them beautiful for our clients. We will provide you with the skills you need to succeed and offer paid training! Please send a cover letter and resume to the email provided.


Job Duties: Bathing, drying, and brushing dogs of all sizes; general cleaning duties; aid in daycare and with groomers as needed.

Hours: About 30 hours/week. 8am- 2pm, Tuesday- Saturday. *Saturdays are required*

Requirements: Animal handling experience strongly preferred, detail oriented, able to work in a team environment, 18 years or older, must be comfortable lifting up to 50lbs, must have a love for dogs!

Compensation: $12/hour

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Dog Hiker Needed!

Do you want an awesome, active job working with dogs in the East Bay? High Tail Hikes is looking for a mature, caring, and responsible individual to take groups of up to six dogs on one hour off-leash hikes in the East Bay Regional Parks District. You will be expected to pick up the dogs at their home, transport them to the trail, carefully manage the dogs on a one hour off leash trail hike, drop the dogs back off at home, communicate with clients, and post photos to our company’s social media pages. On the job training will be provided, but some experience working with dogs is preferred. This can be a part or full time position; 15 to 20 hours per week to start, with the potential to grow to full time. There may be additional opportunities for pet sitting, boarding in your home, on-leash dog walking, and cat sitting visits. You may have the use of a company vehicle, or earn a .50/mile mileage reimbursement if you use your own vehicle (SUV, truck with a camper shell, van, minivan, or station wagon that can be used to safely transport dogs). Pay is $18-$20/hour to start, depending on experience, with regular opportunities for reviews/pay raises. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months, but one year or longer is preferred. Training and equipment will be provided. We will also pay for your commercial dog walking permit and for you to be fully insure to walk dogs off-leash. High Tail Hikes is a small, owner-operated dog walking business in Oakland, CA. We focus on fun and safety and use only positive reinforcement techniques on the dogs in our care (no e-collars, prong collars, choke collars, leash corrections, etc).


• Pick up groups of up to 6 dogs at their homes and transport them safely to the trail.

• Hike with dogs for one hour on various trails in all weather conditions.

• Follow all East Bay Regional Park District rules and regulations regarding off-leash dogs.

• Pick up after the dogs and dispose of their waste.

• Reinforce recall, safe play, good manners, and basic obedience on the trail using only positive training techniques (training will be provided).

• Interact with other trail users in a safe and friendly way.

• Check for ticks and foxtails before dropping the dog back off at home.

• Photograph client's dogs on the trail and update daily to social media accounts.

• Communicate with business owner and clients as needed via text, phone, and email.

• Log your miles and time accurately.


• Excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with the public.

• Attention to detail, with a focus on safety at all times.

• Ability to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently.

• Valid California driver's license with a clean driving record.

• Own a smartphone and a car charger.

• Available at least two full days per week (more shifts available if desired), with one of those days being Monday or Friday. Ability to cover additional shifts as needed is helpful. Reliability is crucial.

• Willingness to use only positive reinforcement methods on the dogs in your care.

• Able to hike for one hour on uneven trails, lift and carry a 60 lb dog if needed in an emergency, assist dogs with getting into the car, hold leashes, run, turn, bend, stoop, lift etc. This is a physical job!

• Good vision and hearing.

Desired Qualifications:

• Understanding of, or experience with, positive reinforcement dog handling techniques.

• Experience working with dogs (trainer, dog walker, vet tech, dog day care, etc.)

• Understanding of canine body language.

• DogBiz or other professional dog walker certification.

• Willing to make a minimum six month commitment, with a one year commitment preferred. Ideally we are looking for long-term employees to grow along with the company.

If you are interested in this position, please reply with:

• A short (one paragraph) cover letter with a note including your availability (what days/times you are available, whether you are interested in full or part time, and when you would like to start). Start date is flexible between November 2019 and January 2020. Please also indicate whether you have a California driver's license and a vehicle that can be used to transport dogs.

• Resume

Applications that do not include these two items will not be considered.

For more information about our company, visit No phone calls, please.

Job Types: Part-time

Salary: $18 - $20/hour to start DOE


• CA Driver's License (Required)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

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Dog Pool Club is a premium off-leash indoor dog park, with dog swimming pools, coffee shop, and a retail store for the parents. Our first location is in San Carlos, CA.

You love dogs, so do we. Join us!

What makes being a Dog Pool Club Associate so rewarding?

Knowing every pet’s name that walks into the club and making sure they enjoy their stay and come back for more. Ensuring a safe environment for dogs and their parents, to play, swim, shop and return home clean, happy and tired.

What you’ll do:

* Deliver exceptional customer service to all customers who walk through our doors

* Build relationships with your customers, understand their pet’s needs, and share your product knowledge in order to provide solutions

* Ring up customers, answer questions, stock shelves—whatever needs to happen to create an exceptional in-store experience

* Ability to use good judgement in resolving customer complaints

* Process incoming email/phone inquiries, and other misc. client requests.

* Ability to handle dogs on or off leash, in a pack environment

* Must be able to maintain safety and cleanliness of the facility for all guests

* Cleaning of the play area continuously throughout the day

* Guest check-in / check-outs

* Participate in training and educational programs to enhance your product knowledge and communication skills

What you’ll need:

* A passion for dogs and people

* Be friendly, genuine, helpful, optimistic and always smiling

* Sales and/or pet experience is a plus

* Ability to work evenings and weekends regularly

* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

* Jumps into any activity as needed to support the business

* Shares feedback, ideas, and insights – we want to know what you think!

* Work as a team player to ensure each customer receives the best service possible

* Build lasting relationships with customers and their dogs

What you’ll love:

* Working with happy dogs

* Cultivating a community of dog lovers

* Pay starting at $16 and opportunities for growth with the business

* Generous employee discount - extends to you and family members!

* Bring your well-behaved dog to work


* Have a high school diploma, or equivalent

* Minimum of 1 year experience in pet care/food service/retail/hospitality/barista - desired, but not required

* Customer service focused and solution oriented

* Ability to develop relationships and communicate clearly and professionally with customers and coworkers

* Ability to positively and proactively handle customer concerns and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

* Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes

* Strong organizational and follow-through skills

* Ability to work a flexible schedule based on store needs

* High level of ownership, accountability and initiative

* Passionate about the health and well-being of dogs and team member associates

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment. Dog Pool Club LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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 Pup Up Hooray is the newest dog daycare and boarding facility in Lake Forest, California. Offering services to the Saddleback Valley, we pride ourselves in being the next evolution of dog daycare, boarding, training, and grooming with a safe and enriching program. We are seeking motivated and responsible dog-loving employees to work at our brand new facility.

Dog Daycare Playroom Attendant


  • Sets up pet play room with water filled bowls, bedding, and approved toys

  • Facilitates structured activities designed to address pets’ specific needs: physical engagement and mental stimulation, fitness, and so forth.

  • Actively encourages play/interaction between pets and pet activity

  • Ensures that pets wear appropriate, flat, quick release collars

  • Observes pet behavior, and intervenes as necessary to prevent fights and injury to pets

  • Understands each and every pet’s specific personality, needs,and preferences

  • Actively oversees and understands pack dynamics, and works to create a positive and safe play environment

  • Supervises (separate) playgroup as required

  • Promptly cleans/mops up after pets when they go to the bathroom

  • Thoroughly cleans and sanitizes floor and camp equipment at end of day

  • Takes pets to, and retrieves pets from, boarding area as necessary

  • Follows all procedures to ensure safety and cleanliness

  • Cleans and sanitizes all items at end of day, or during day as necessary

  • Inspects toys regularly, and removes those not suitable for safe play

  • Checks supplies inventory and reports inventory items in low supply to be ordered

  • Communicates to pet parents about their pets

  • Takes pictures of dogs and completes reports each day

  • Reports any safety concerns and needed repairs immediately

  • Supports our company Mission and Philosophy

  • Assists other associates as needed

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Must love dogs

  • Must be high school graduate or equivalent

  • Must treview and complete training materials within 30 days

  • Must be able to handle large dogs on leashes

  • Must have minimum of 1 year dog handling experience

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

  • Must be able to be on feet for full shift and able to stand/ walk frequently

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and squat

  • Must be able to work on computer or tablet, and complete written reports

  • Must be able to work in a noisy/loud environment with exposure to disinfectant/sanitation chemicals, animal dander,and excrement.

  • Must display a professional manner at all times

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen once hired

Job Types: Part-time and TemporarySalary: $13.00 to $14.00 /hour 

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POSITIONS AVAILABLE (please put in email which position you are interested in:

Graveyard (12a-7am)

Late Night (4p-12a)

Front Desk Staff (6:30a-9:30p)

If you are done with retail, food service, staring at a cube wall and coffee barista work and love dogs then join our team!

Dog-E-Den is a new Dog Care facility in Hollywood located on Sunset Blvd. and we are looking for responsible dog handlers to join our team. Dog handlers supervise, care for and play with our canine guests. We are searching for motivated dog lovers who don't mind getting dirty or hard work. Employees must be available to work weekends and on holidays as this is our busiest time.


- Supervising play

- Feeding meals

- Administering medications

- Washing dog dishes

- General cleaning and maintenance chores will be assigned daily

-Being on your feet for up to 8 hours

This is an enjoyable job with animals but staff is not here just to "pet puppies"; there is barking, flying hair, dirty paws and very physical work involved. This position can also lead to a supervising role for the right candidate.


Applicants must be at least 18 years old and should be comfortable handling all types of dogs in a humane manner. Applicants should have a flexible schedule that allows them to work nights if necessary. You should be able to lift 50 lbs. and expect to be physically active for your entire shift. You should be able to work equally well either independently or as a team. Along with a strong work ethic and physical stamina, please be responsible, honest, patient and prompt; possess good verbal communication skills, a sense of humor and most importantly, a positive attitude.

For consideration please reply to this posting with your resume directly. Emails without resumes WILL NOT be considered.

Looking for part-time full-time employees.  

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