Dog Walker - Ditch the gym, get paid to workout with dogs

Dog Walker - Ditch the gym, get paid to workout with dogs

02 Mar 2024
Massachusetts, Boston, 02108 Boston USA

Dog Walker - Ditch the gym, get paid to workout with dogs

Active Paws Inc. is looking to add a new Dog Walker to the team. Get paid to receive warm greetings with wagging tails all while working while walking.

Dog walkers visit the homes of clients to take dogs out for exercise and, on occasion, provide their meals as needed or other reasonable client requests.

The ideal person for this position understands the safety and priority of the animals in their care. They should be an independent and reliable self-starter with lots of energy and a passion for dogs. They should be flexible, dependable, good character, fun, motivated, professional, punctual, durable, (able to weather the elements), good time manager, loves animals and people.

Employment Opportunity:

Receive warm greetings with wagging tails and kisses. Spend your days providing peace of mind to people by walking their dogs. No need for that monthly gym membership, earn an income while working out!

While you are out walking pups alone, you're not alone in this! We'll make your schedule, and provide you with insurance, bonding, (first aid & CPR) and years of experience, we'll even pay those pesky taxes for you from your paycheck (no W9's, this is a W2 position).

Your Responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

Walk up to 4 dogs at once and pick up after them

Respect clients, their animals and their homes

Meet and exceed client requests

Treat animals in your care as if they were your own

Follow your schedule and complete assignments with documented notes through our software

Communicate any concerns to management


A reliable vehicle and be willing to transport dogs in it, dogs can be gross

A smartphone with email and the ability to use apps

Live in a town within or contiguous to our service area (Watertown, Waltham and Belmont)

Available M-Thurs or Tues-Thurs 10-2:30 as any extra days, evenings or weekends can serve as extra income but is not regularly scheduled

Successfully pass a background check

Compassion, patience, and reliability

The ability to walk, run, pull, push, bend or reach

The ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Capable of handling all sizes of canines from small to large

About Active Paws Inc. :

Active Paws Inc., is an award-winning locally and nationally recognized dog walking company dedicated to our client's pets. We are the winners of the industry's highest award of Pet Sitter of The Year, several Angie's Super Service Awards, Tails Readers Choice Awards and Best of Boston. More than 20 years in business.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes enriching dogs' lives.

Employees can take advantage of the happiness received from hanging out with dogs, getting paid to exercise, a flexible schedule for time off, a casual dress code and tips from clients.

To Apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter via email. Provide your name, phone number, email, and town in which you reside as well as the days and hours you are available. Please tell us why you would be a good fit for our company and when you can start. PRIOR DOG WALKING/PET SITTING EXPERIENCE IS HELPFUL BUT NOT NECESSARY; WE WILL TRAIN YOU AND YOU WILL LOVE YOUR NEW JOB!

Please do not call to ask about the position, we're out walking dogs, that's why we need help!

To see what we do check out our website

The position is open immediately, but we can offer a flexible start date.

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