Join Our Team

Have a passion for pets? Ever thought about working with pets? Want to show up for work and have dogs wiggling with delight or cats purring & rubbing against your leg?

If you can work independently yet be part of a great team then we would love to talk with you about joining our team.

Note: This job is not for everyone. The key is flexibility. It takes time to build up a steady client base.

New team members:

  • must be at least 21 years old
  • must have reliable, insured transportation
  • must have a cell phone with email/texting capabilities
  • live in Arlington (preferred)
  • possess good customer service skills
  • communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • detail oriented; able to follow client’s instructions
  • ability to problem solve in difficult or unusual situations
  • capable of walking/handling dogs of all sizes and breeds
  • willingness to clean up after pets (never pleasant but necessary) 
  • willingness to work in all types of weather (rain, hot or cold weather; ice/snow)
  • must be available to work weekends
  • must be available to work all major holidays, including 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day, New Years Eve & Day
  • Willing to submit to and pass a criminal background check

Services to be performed include but not limited to:

  • feed and water pets per client’s instructions and at scheduled times
  • administer medications including giving insulin injections
  • providing exercise, play time and/or brushing pets
  • cleaning up pet messes
  • scooping litter boxes
  • transporting pets to vet/groomers as needed
  • watering plants; adding water to swimming pools
  • alternating lights and blinds
  • bringing in mail, papers, flyers and packages
  • security check of houses
  • handling pet emergencies if they should arise
  • working with pets of various ages and medical conditions
  • providing pet care for species other than dogs and cats

If this sounds like your dream job send an email to and include the following information:

  • your name
  • your phone number and the best time to reach you
  • a brief summary of your pet care experience
  • a brief explanation as to why you would make a good pet sitter

Please No Phone Calls!