City of Paws Pet Care is a growing dog walking & pet sitting company located in Manayunk, Philadelphia. We are seeking responsible pet lovers in the Northwest Philadelphia and/or Lower Merion area to join our team as a part-time dog walker & pet sitter. All candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Warm, caring, and patient pet lover
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience in pet care preferred (owning pet's counts!)
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • The ability to work independently and manage time wisely
  • Own a smartphone with internet access
  • Live in or near our service areas
  • Willing to service all of our service areas (see "Our Services" page for full list of neighborhoods)
  • Neat, tidy and respectful while in our client's homes
  • Preferred 21+. Will accept applicants that are 18 years of age or older
  • Must have your own reliable transportation (a personal vehicle)
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Must be generally available Monday-Friday 11-2pm for dog walking, and some nights and weekends for pet sitting (on an as-needed basis)

Employment Application

Please complete the below application and attach your resume. Once we receive your information, we will be in touch within 5-7 business days. 

Name *
Phone *
Address *
Are you over 18? *
We prefer at least a 6-12 month commitment
Please describe any and all pet care experience
Describe all past experience
Do you have access to a reliable, insured vehicle of your own? *
Do you have a smartphone that has access to the internet? *
Please describe all periods of time you know you'll be unavailable this year.
Are you currently employed? *
In general, will you be available to help between the hours of 11am-2pm Monday-Friday? *
Check each day that you will generally be available to help *
Are you willing to stay at our Doggy B&B and care for dogs that are staying with us? *
We occasionally need help when our main sitters are unavailable to watch dogs at our Doggy B&B (our home)
Are you willing to occasionally work holidays? *
Are you willing to drive up to 10 miles to a client's home? *
Are you willing to help within our entire service area? *
We service Manayunk, Roxborough, East Falls, and Lower Merion (Bala Cynwyd, Gladwyne, Ardmore, etc.). We ask that our sitters be available to help all clients within our service area. About 50% of our clients are in Philadelphia, while the other half is in Lower Merion.
Are you great at following instructions and paying close attention to detail? *
Every pet requires different levels of care, and we will provide extensive instructions to ensure you know exactly what's expected of you!
City of Paws Pet Care will require a background screening if an offer of employment is made. Do you acknowledge this as part of the hiring process? *