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overview.

We are currently looking for creative, confident, trustworthy, honest, storytellers that are pet fanatics and very passionate about caring for our client's four legged fur buddies. The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of pet care and behaviour, high energy, able to provide a one-of-a-kind tailor-made pet experience on a consistent basis and is committed to the needs of our clients and their pets. We value kindness, creativity, patience, hospitality, accountability and professionalism as they reflect the brand.

This is not a full-time job. We are looking for the “right” pet care providers in order to build an exceptional network of people who we can rely on when we receive client scheduling requests that match your service preferences and availability.

Proven experience with pets is preferred but not a prerequisite for the “right” person with the drive, heart and willingness to learn. Eligibility to work in Canada is a must. As well we are requiring an exceptional level of English. Please keep in mind we are targeting the premium, loving, pet parent with a fulsome professional and personal itinerary.

Apart from the CV, on the application form please let us know what drives you, why you are an awesome candidate for Funk + Waggers and anything else you consider important with reference to the experience. Our aim is providing engaging pet care experiences, so we are looking for extraordinary people, able to make a difference through their heart centred care and fun loving perspectives.

 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

job outline.

Funk + Waggers is looking for reliable animal lovers to join our team.  Please review our list of qualities and benefits as well as the dog walker / pet sitter jobs currently available.

The Following Qualities Are Necessary for A Dog Walker / Pet Sitter Job With Us:

  • A “can do” attitude

  • High Energy and love having fun with pets

  • Love the outdoors and all sorts of weather 

  • Have great writing skills and like to take pictures is a must

  • Enjoy working on an individual basis but also like to help others and work as a team

  • Prefer experience, but we like quick learners too

  • Have an iPhone / Smart Phone with access to the internet, texting, and phone calls

  • Trustworthy, reliable, and energetic

  • Work well independently and great with time management

  • Authorized to work in the Canada

  • Seeking immediate hire

Job Requirements Information  

  • Must live in one of the postal code service areas we operate in

  • Have reliable transportation 

  • Own a smartphone with internet access 

  • Enjoy walking (at your own pace) several km in all types of weather 

  • Excited to provide engaging care for pets of all shapes and sizes

  • Compensation is on a bi-weekly basis, and is based on how many assignments you complete within that period 

Dog Walker / Pet Sitter Job Benefits:​

  • A rewarding job working with animals and making a difference in their lives

  • A "Game of Bones" program rewarding staff for consistent work and fun-loving, loyalty attitude

  • A company who respects and values its staff

  • A tight-knit group of people who want to get to know you and work with you

  • Non-cubical job

  • Employee position. Covered under protection of bonding, and business insurance

  • Direct deposit semi-monthly

 
available dog walking and pet sitting positions.
dog walking.
cat dog pet sitting and visits.
overnight pet sitting
  • Must be available Monday-Friday 10 AM to 4:30 PM.

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  • Can accommodate, occasional and short  notice client, along with regular daily clients.

 

  • Duties include playtime, walking, feeding, administering medication, cleaning bowls, tidying up after the pooch.

 

  • Awesome position for writers, free-lancers, empty-nesters, retirees and college/university student. 

  • Typical visit time ranges are Monday-Sunday, 10 AM to 4:30 PM

  • Early Morning (8 AM to 10 PM) and Night (7 PM to 9 PM) time ranges offered to clients with an additional fee.

  • Duties for cat visits include playtime, brushing, feeding, administering medication, cleaning bowls, changing litter, cleaning up after kitty. 

  • Duties for dog visits include playtime/short walk, bio-break, feeding, administering medication, cleaning bowls, tidying up after the pooch.

  • Occasional care for some reptiles, hamsters, rabbits, and guinea pigs.

  • And of course always, always, always, engaging, loving care.

  • Available from 7 PM - 7 AM including weekends and holidays​.

  • Flexible schedule to accommodate over night commitment of care.  

  • Ability to adapt to sleeping away from home and snuggling with pets.

  • Perfect for empty nesters, retirees, work-from-home folks with flexible schedules.

 
the application process.
step 1.

Complete this

Personality Test here 

and email to:

hr@funkandwaggers.com

step 2.

Click the button below and  complete an

Employment Application

step 3.

We will reach out to you for an interview if we believe you are a good fit.

GOOD LUCK!

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