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Pet Sitter Dog Walker

Company: Furry Friend Pet Care
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: June 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Business is good and we are expanding our pet sitting and dog walking staff We are currently looking for new responsible employees that love animals and would like to earn money by walking dogs and visiting with other pets. Turn your passion for pets into a rewarding career. Serve love and care to pets from your mobile office Flexible hours, weekend and holiday work required. Will serve Missouri City area, providing in-home pet care visits. Ability to work independently is necessary. Preference will be given to those with pet-care backgrounds. Reports to company president/owner. Pet Sitter/Dog Walker: Must be available, at minimum, Monday through Friday 10 AM - 5 PM Someone who would like to do pet sitting long term and grow with our company Passion for animals and willingness to bring excitement to each visit You must be located in our service area: 77459, 77545, 77479, 77477 (Missouri City, Stafford, Sugar Land area) Must be at least 18 years of age Transportation: Have your own reliable transportation and a valid driver's license Ability to navigate efficiently is expected Read maps and/or GPS without difficulty Able to drive in the dark and in inclement weather Dog Walking: Willingness to walk dogs outside in rain, heat, and cold Must have skills sufficient to successfully walk dogs in public places Must be able to restrain and control dogs up to 120 pounds on leads Knowledge of effective dog-walking technique Physically able to walk dogs of all sizes and to do pet sitting and dog walking visits back to back Clean up dog waste Able to walk up to 2 consecutive miles without discomfort or pain In-Home Pet Sitting: Visiting the client---s home during scheduled times and completing their pet care requests such as walking dogs, feeding animals, cleaning cages, supplying treats, stimulating pets through mental games and physical activity, administering medications, cleaning pet messes, scooping litter boxes, having TLC and playtime with the pets Follow clients--- instructions and adhere to all company standards Mail and newspaper pick up, trash removal, light/blind/curtain rotation and house plant care Clean up dog, cat and other pet waste Visually inspect pets in your care Able to detect animal noises, such as distress whining Reporting & Documenting: Complete a log of feeding times, animal behavior and any other noteworthy happenings, such as failure to eat or go potty Understand, speak, read, and write fluent English High attention to detail Client Relations: Knowledge of animal care and needs Respect client confidentiality Have cell phone with ability to text and email and have internet access Excellent customer service skills Ability to empathize with pet owners is essential Patience when dealing with pets Attendance: Able to arrive to jobs in a timely manner Ability to pass a security clearance and background check Dependable, responsible, and clear communicator Failure to fulfill an assignment without arranging backup could result in injury to a pet and lost clientele Holiday, weekend, evening work required Pet First Aid: Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and confident manner Must successfully complete Pet First Aid course and keep skills current Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds and be capable of controlling/manipulating a dog up to 120 pounds Walking, driving, and boarding animals into vehicles is required Most of the work day for this position requires moderate strenuous physical activity, exposure to outdoor elements and concentration The ability to assess situations accurately and respond quickly is needed This work environment requires that an employee have no barriers or aversions to touching, smelling, or being in close proximity with animals, including sensitivity to pet dander, feathers, urine, feces, or any other animal feature Company Description We provide affordable, superior care and attention to your four-legged furry family members as if they were our own pets, better yet we will treat them just as you do Our primary goal is to make it easy on pet owners and pets by allowing the pets to stay in their own home and keep their routine which allows pets to be comfortable and safe while owners are away. Furry Friend Pet Care is a member of two prestigious pet sitting organizations and we have all passed extensive background checks. https://communityimpact.com/houston/sugar-land-missouri-city/business/2016/11/02/furry-friend-pet-care/

Keywords: Furry Friend Pet Care, Missouri City , Pet Sitter Dog Walker, Other , Missouri City, Texas

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