Dog Walker/Pet Sitter

Doodlebug Dog Walker

Dog Walker/Pet Sitter

Fairfax, VA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Doodlebug Dog Walker is hiring dog lovers who are trustworthy, fun, have a positive attitude!

    We are hiring Mid-Day DOG WALKERS and PET SITTERS in Fairfax County & Prince William County. Doodlebug Dog Walker is an award-winning company ("Best of" NOVA Magazine, Washingtonian Best of Pet Care Guide, Angie's List Top 5% in the nation).

    APPLICANTS MUST:

    • Have a smartphone
    • Have a free schedule between 10:00 AM -- 3 PM, Monday-Friday
    • Have a reliable car & driver's license
    • Be good with details and self-management
    • Pass a criminal background check and be trustworthy

    BENEFITS:

    • Work with wonderful animals - all Doodlebug Dog Walker pets are pre-screened in person, so we only take pets that are good fit for pet sitters
    • Pet care discounts
    • Summer bonus program
    • Opportunities for advancement

    TESTIMONIALS:

    A dog walker and pet sitter for Doodlebug, Geanine M, said, "Animals are my passion! I didn't realize how passionate I was about them until I got this job. I love waking up in the morning knowing that I get to care for peoples' animals. Doodlebug is great; I love that they respect me and appreciate me. I am one lucky dog walker! I love my job!"

    FAQS:

    DO YOU OFFER FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT, 40 HOURS PER WEEK?

    No we do not. Please do not apply if you are looking for Full-time employment. All our work is on an as needed basis.

    IS THIS A GOOD JOB FOR THOSE THAT NEED TO PAY LOTS OF BILLS?

    No, this job is best suited for someone just wanting to supplement their income. Typical Dog Walker and Pet Sitters make $75 - $250 per week depending on the number of assignments accepted.

    IF I HAVE A FULL TIME JOB SHOULD I APPLY?

    This is not the type of job that you will be able to do if you already have a full-time job as you would not be able to be available during the hours that our clients need you the most.

    HOW FAR WILL I BE DRIVING?

    You will select the areas you accept assignments in.

    HOW MUCH WILL I BE USING MY SMART PHONE?

    You will need a phone for both calls and text messages. Your communications will most frequently be via text messages to and from our office staff. You will also use text messages to check in and out of client homes. If you are not under an unlimited text messaging plan, this may be an additional expense for you. We do not require the usage of any cell phone data.

    DO YOU ACCEPT AGGRESSIVE PETS?

    No, we do not. And all clients and pets are pre-screened for your safety.

    HOW LONG ARE THE VISITS YOU OFFER CLIENTS?

    Visits are 20-60 minutes depending on the pet and the client request.

    WHO TELLS ME WHAT TIME I MUST BE AT THE HOME FOR THE PET VISITS?

    You will be in charge of your own schedule based on the variables given to you by the client.

    CAN I ACCEPT OR DECLINE AN ASSIGNMENT?

    You may accept or decline the assignment, if you accept; you are obligated to complete the assignment.