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Thank you for your interest in working with Dogma Catma Pet Sitting, LLC! We provide unique and fun opportunities for animal lovers! Please read through entire page before submitting application.

This is an independent contractor (1099) position. Pay is on a per-job basis and is dependent on experience.

Current openings:

  • Overnight Pet Sitter – Lafayette/Louisville/Superior/Erie
  • Dog Walker – Lafayette/Louisville/Superior
  • AM & PM Pet Sitter – Boulder/Lafayette/Louisville/Superior

Job Description

Overview

You will provide care for animals in the client’s homes. This will include feeding and fresh water, exercise, care and companionship for the pet, administering medications and cleaning up after them. You will also attend to the client’s homes while they are away, general duties include checking the mail and watering the plants. Each job is different and may include other duties specified by the client.

Requirements for ALL sitters

  • Must have a reliable car
  • Must have a smartphone
  • Must have daily access to email and a printer, and must be prompt in responding to requests
  • Must be responsible, detail oriented and display common sense
  • Must have a basic working knowledge of pet care
  • Must be comfortable around animals and be able to handle them safely and responsibly
  • Must be available for some holidays
  • Must have a fairly flexible schedule
  • Must be able to follow client directions
  • Must live within our service area (Boulder County)

Preferred applicants have experience (volunteer or paid) in pet sitting or a  related field such as veterinary technician/assistant, humane society, rescue, foster, 4H or kennel assistant.

Dog Walker

This position is typically Monday through Friday between the hours of 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. We do individual walks with dogs (not group walks) although we will walk multiple dogs of the same household. This can include walking for up to an hour per visit in all kinds of weather.

Sitters must be able to

  • Walk dogs safely and responsibly and pick up waste
  • Be attentive and loving
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be able to assist with feeding or medication administration if directed by the client
  • Jobs and days needed vary but you must be available between 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Monday through Friday
  • Sitter will start out with 1-2 visits per day and increase as time goes on

 

Overnight Pet Sitter

This position includes staying in the client’s home with the pets for 12 hours, typically 7:00 PM – 7:00 AM.

Sitters must be able to

  • Treat clients homes with respect and be good house guests
  • Be clean and detail oriented
  • Can commit to jobs from 3 days to 2 week stays
  • Work weekends and holidays
  • Other house guests and pets are not permitted

AM & PM Pet Sitter

This position involves visits between 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM -9:00 PM while pet owners are out of town.

Sitters must be able to

  • Be comfortable with different feeding routines and giving medications to dogs and cats
  • Be attentive, observant and caring
  • Work weekends and holidays
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have excellent dog handling skills
  • Jobs and days needed vary but you must be available 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM -9:00 PM