Join Our Team

The job that loves you back

We care about our caregivers

Join a Team That Cultivates Kindness

Caring Atmosphere

Enjoy the love and companionship of Philly’s best dogs and cats, while working with a supportive group of caregivers that has your back.

Modern App

Our app makes it easy to stay on top of your schedule, review pet/client info, access GPS and & message clients without giving out your number.

Inclusive Environment

We are an equal opportunity employer that accepts all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

On-the-job Training

You will be trained in safe, urban dog handling and cat care by fellow team members. We value the safety of our dog walkers and pet sitters.

Tips + Direct Deposit

PPCC has generous clients, who tip their caregivers for high quality pet care. Their tips are added to your bi-weekly direct deposit.

Fresh Air & Exercise

You will get plenty of exercise and fresh air everyday walking dogs! PPCC team members love the outdoors – no matter rain, heat or cold.

Yellow lab in the sun wearing a black harness

Job Description

Dog Walker + Pet Sitter

Philadelphia Pet Care Company provides professional dog walking, cat sitting, and overnight pet care in center city and west Philadelphia. Our caregivers understand the importance of working as a team. There is not doubt, that team work is essential for high quality, consistent pet care. To work for PPCC, you must value each pet as an individual and cultivate trusting relationships with their humans.

We hire part-time caregivers who perform both dog walking and cat/small animal sittingThis is an opportunity to enjoy the rewarding experience of working with pets, with the freedom of working outside, walking and cycling in the city.

The hours for the position are part time, however you can take on more work if you have the availability, commitment and positive client feedback. The total number of assigned services builds based on job performance and your availability. This position can definitely grow with the right candidate.

Job Requirments

Peak Availability:  Monday through Friday. Minimum 9am until 2pm – Or – 11am – 4pm.

Off-Peak Availability:  Mornings, evenings, and weekend services are spread out off- peak work evenly.

Confident dog handler: You must be comfortable with dogs of varying sizes and energy levels.

8 Month commitment (or longer): No upcoming vacations or availability changes.

Familiar with dog walking gearIncluding harnesses, martingale collars, prong collars, slip leads.

Smartphone with data plan: We use the Time to Pet app

Bike or Care: We recommend a bike/scooter due to parking fees

Mature and reliable: Responsive communicator who is punctual

Strong time management skills: Arrival times to pet services must be within the 2 hour window.

Positive attitude: With pet parents and fellow caregivers. Client first attitude.

Familiarity with Philadelphia: And you can get around quickly.

Committed to teamworkYou are happy to cover services when another team member is sick or off.

Confident decision maker – even in an emergency situations

Application

The majoriy of our services are 30 minutes each.
You must be available for the same slot each day. If you are available longer than the time slot, we can customize your schedule. You cannot work around different availability each day.
Secondary service areas provide more work, especially during your first 1-2 months.