Dog Walker & Pet Sitter

Position: Dog Walker/Pet Sitter  Rock Creek Neighborhood/Weekday Evenings 4 – 7pm and some weekends-Permanent – At least a 1 year commitment.

Position: Dog Walker Hillsboro – Monday – Friday 12-2/ Back up walker & Temporary position 3 months, possibly permanent

Supplemental Income Opportunity.  Hours do vary from day to day within the scope of our needed availability as mentioned above.

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.
  • 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 (Approx $400 per month). There is no guarantee to the number of hours you will work in a day.


Basic Requirements for ALL applicants:

  • Reside in Rock Creek or 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.
  • Follow our policies and procedures consistently
  • Starting wage 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