Would You Love To Work With Animals?

We are currently looking for people who would like to work with us as a:

  1. Pet Sitter / Dog Walker
  2. In Home Boarding Host

IMPORTANT – Please complete the correct application form depending on the type of work you are interested in.

1. Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Vacancies

Pet Sitter

Currently we are looking to work with Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers across all counties in the Republic of Ireland.

These vacancies are Part Time opportunities– where you could be needed anywhere from 2-30 hours per week depending on the needs of the business.

What Does The Opportunity Involve?

Pet Sitters Ireland operate their services 24/7 365 days per year. The visits you will be assigned to complete will depend on the needs of our client. You could be walking dogs Monday to Friday, or be taking care of pets over the weekend when people are travelling away, or a mix of both types of visits.

Some clients might need us for 1 day and others for daily visits throughout the month. Visit lengths can also vary from 20 mins to 1 hour, for 1-5 visits per day.

This means that we require people who have a very flexible schedule and are available at different times throughout the week. We also need people that have reliable transport of their own.

What Type Of Person Are We Looking For?

  • You must be an animal lover.
  • You need to be familiar with using a smartphone.
  • You must be happy meeting clients and their pets face to face.
  • You need reliable transport that you own.
  • You must have a very open schedule to meet the needs of our clients.

What Type Of Person Will This Role Not Suit?

  • Someone who has commitments each week which prevent them from doing visits on certain days/times a week.
  • Someone who doesn’t have transport of their own. (Not required in City locations)
  • Someone who is not familiar with using a smart phone and doesn’t have internet access

Our Motto is to “Be There When Our Clients Need Us”

In order to facilitate this we need the right people to work with us. If you think this could be you then please click on the link below to apply.

2. In Home Boarding Hosts

Currently we are looking to recruit In Home Boarding Hosts across all counties in the Republic of Ireland.

These are flexible opportunities where you can take occasional bookings or more regular bookings.

What Does The Role Involve?

Pet Sitters Ireland operate their services 24/7 365 days per year. The role of an In Home Boarding Host is to take care of our clients pets in their own home. Many of our clients prefer to have their pets live with another family when they travel away and therefore we have a number of Hosts that  are able to offer a home from home experience.

What Type Of Person Are We Looking For?

In order to be considered as a Host you need to be able to answer yes to the following:

  1. No Young Children Live In The Home
  2. No Pets Are In The Home (Cats or Dogs)
  3. You Have A Secure Private Garden

Read more about How We Choose Our In Home Boarding Hosts

In your role as a Host you will be required to care for our clients pets in your own home. You will feed, care for them and walk them much like their owners would.

You will meet with all potential boarders before you agree to host them and will receive back up support from Pet Sitters Ireland 24/7 365 days per year.

What Type Of Person Will This Role Not Suit?

  • Someone who has pets of their own already.
  • Someone who works long hours and has a lot of family commitments
  • Someone who is not used to living with animals

What Happens Next?

Once we review your application we will arrange a time for an interview to find out more about you, your experience with animals and your current commitments.

If we feel that you are a suitable Pet Sitters Ireland Host then we will arrange a home check. This is primarily to assess the suitability of your home and garden.

If you pass the home check then you will be accepted as a Host and we will work with you to facilitate our clients needs.

If you think you could be the Perfect Host then click to apply below and we will be in touch.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions we receive.

Why Do I Need To Fill In The Application Form?

It’s important for us, and our clients, that we make sure you are a good fit for the business. The application form helps us assess your suitability as a Pet Sitter / Dog Walker / In Home Boarding Host.

Can I Apply Via Email?

All applications need to be submitted online via the official form.

How Much Will I Get Paid?

Payments will be discussed with successful applicants and will vary depending on the type of work.

I Don’t Drive – Can I Still Pet Sit/Dog Walk?

In Urban locations you may be able to get around by walking or cycling. However, it may limit your earning potential if you can’t drive to certain locations.

How Many Hours Will I Be Working?

This varies depending on the needs of our clients.

When Can I Start?

The needs of our business vary and this depends on where we need additional help.

I Haven’t Heard Back From You – Why Not?

Due the large number of applications we can only reply to people who are successful at the first stage of the process. If your application is successful you will be contacted by phone initially.

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