Currently we are not hiring but if you would like to be considered in the future should we have an opening, please feel free to apply and send a cover letter to Shelley@hillsborodogwalkers.com

Pet Sitter

& Dog Walker

Being available during the day would be a plus for back up to current dog walkers.

Please Read job description in its entirety before submitting application:

Dog Walking & Pet Sitting – Job Description

  • Read and Respond to emails and schedule changes from management every day.
  • Professional communication with clients and management via text, email and phone.
  • Service clients within 7 mile radius of your home.(Need to live in Hillsboro)
  • Provide exceptional care for all types of dogs, cats, birds and house pets.
  • Leash walking of all sizes, breeds and temperaments of dogs while keeping the pets safety the number one priority.
  • Service clients in all weather conditions, i.e. rain, snow, cold, heat, & after dark.
  • Safely enter clients home via garage door, keyless and keyed entry while arming and disarming alarm security systems without apprehension.
  • Keep clients homes secured upon entering and departure.
  • Keep clients homes & pet areas clean and free of any messes.
  • Adjust to ever changing schedule to accommodate short notice requests
  • This is a part time supplemental income job. There is no guarantee to the number of hours you will work in a day.


Basic Requirements for ALL applicants:

  • Reside in Hillsboro
  • Use your smart phone for accessing schedules, GPS enabled “Check Ins”, text client updates.
  • Valid ID driver’s license and your own reliable vehicle.
  • Confident working with all temperaments dogs display.
  • Must be willing to complete our hiring process. Including passing a national background check and demonstrating your ability to walk dogs.
  • Must be mature, personable, well spoken, and well kept.
  • Must be able to commit to long term work. We do not hire temporary or seasonal help.
  • Credentials and Job Experience working with animals. Volunteering with animals qualifies.
  • Pay is $12 per hour


  • Love what you do!
  • Great personal relationships with clients and pets.
  • Exercise
  • Mileage Reimbursement when doing back to back visits.

If you feel you fit the criteria and could get excited about working with animals for supplemental income, I encourage you to apply. Please submit your application by filling out the following application form. 

Email Shelley@Hillsborodogwalkers.com and tell me why you should be considered for this unique position.

Employment Application:


  • This is due to insurance purposes
  • Explain how you redirected dogs and handled these types of experiences.
  • If yes, describe your experiences walking more than one dog at a time.
  • Enter you answer here:
  • List the days of the week. Morning, midday and evenings? Be specific.
  • Explain you experiences. Owning and or caring for..
  • Please be specific. This is supplemental income. Depending on volume of business, potential income is $100 - $800.
  • How would you handle a large dog that jumps on you and barks when you enter their home. They are not aggressive, just happy, playful and not well mannered.
  • Weekend Shift is 7-9am, 11-3 and 5-8pm. Employee needs to be available the entire weekend. Clients prefer one sitter when possible.

Shelley McGee, Owner
Hillsboro Dog Walkers