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Z Dog Pet Care : Join Our Team ! 

We are looking for dog lovers to be part of our Z Dog Daycare Team. The job entails playing & caring for dogs, taking them for walks, and cleaning. You will work with experienced pet care professionals who will teach you how to manage a group of dogs running & playing off leash, so you must be good at taking instruction. This job is for fun-loving, relaxed yet alert dog lovers who enjoy outdoor
fun with pups.

This is an all seasons job. You will be out in all weather conditions - rain, snow, cold winds, hot summer days. We care for people's precious pets. We work holidays and many weekends when our pet care is needed.

This is a fun and rewarding job for a responsible, strong individual who likes the outdoors, LOVES dogs and enjoys a group environment. 

Dog Daycare Attendant Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Supervise, control, and manage the daycare pack to ensure the safety of the play group
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the facility
  • A passion for dogs is a must
  • Prior experience in animal care (professionally and/or personally) and customer service is preferred, but not required
  • Training will be provided on how to understand dog body language, recognize appropriate play, and disrupt inappropriate behaviors
  • Must have access to a smart phone & the internet.
  • Weekday availability with flexibility, Ability to commit to a year or more on our team.
  • Must pass criminal background and reference checks, live locally, & have reliable transportation.

Pet Care Specialist

Dog Walker Job Description

  • Walkers must respect the confidentiality inherent in working inside client’s personal homes and follow pet care instructions to the letter.
  • Walkers must also be comfortable referring to existing client care notes and filling in for Pet Care Team members that are unable to service a primary client.
  • A window of time will be given to dog walkers marking arrival times for dog walking visits. This is typically a 2 hour window during mid-day or evening hours. Dog walking visits are normally 30 minutes in length. On occasion dog walkers may only have one walk scheduled in a day. Daily care hours are primarily 10AM-4PM Monday-Friday with opportunity for additional hours during evenings and on weekends. You must be available Monday-Friday 10AM-4PM to apply for a daily care position.
  • Time will be spent walking/exercising dogs, and ensuring potty breaks are occurring. Basic walk requests such as refreshing water, wiping paws and giving treats are also included.
  • All dogs must be kept on leash on walks.
  • Even when it is raining or snowing dogs need to go out. Walkers must have rain/snow gear and feel comfortable driving/walking in the rain/snow.
  • Occasionally clients are home sick or working from home. Walkers must be comfortable running into clients.
  • Walkers must be comfortable checking in and working with our office staff and Online Management Software. This helps us ensure everything has been completed to client specifications.
  • Walkers will also be required to leave detailed visit notes.
  • Walkers must take responsibility to not lose keys or lock out.
  • Walkers must respect client confidentiality. Friends and/or children should not be present on visits.
  • Due to the bonding that occurs between our staff members and the pets in their care, we request that employees try to make a commitment to working with Z DOG for ONE YEAR. This request is not intended to change the traditional relationship of employment at will.

Work With Us!

Z Dog Daycare is always accepting and considering applications for pet sitters in the Center City Philadelphia area. If you are a reliable, responsible adult who loves working with animals, then fill out the form below, and click submit

Candidates must:

* Live within a 10 -20 minutes commute time of Center City Philadelphia 19146 . 

* Have a reliable way of getting around ( preferably Bike &/or Car) and a Smartphone. 

* Demonstrate experience and commitment towards providing excellent pet care . 



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Please describe your work availability – Specify Days and Times**

Can you work weekends and holidays?

Are you looking for long-term position?

Please describe your pet care experience and why you are a good fit for this position . *

Are able to handle any breed and size of dog ?

Are you able to care for cats?

Do you own a smart phone with unlimited texting and internet access?*

Do you personally own a reliable, insured car & are you able to transport dogs ?

Do you give us permission to do a criminal background check on you ? *

Have you read our website?*

List your present employer. Include first and last name, email, and phone number.*

Past Employer (1) Include first and last name, email, and phone number . *

Past Employer (2) Include first and last name, email, and phone number . *

Please describe your pet experience.*

Do you understand the services we offer?*

How many hours a week are you looking to work? What is your requested pay rate ? *

When Do You Want To Start Working?*

Why Would You Be An Asset To Z Dog Daycare?*

Can you commit to at least 6 months – to a year of working with us (without absences) ?

Have you ever had to deal with an emergency pet situation?*

If so describe with examples.

🐾 Please note that we only consider applicants that: reside locally ; can accept part-time work; have experience with dogs; reliable transportation; and a commitment towards excellent pet care . 

🐾 Our business is to care for other peoples’ pets. We require a genuine love for animals, and a commitment to accept the responsibility, hard work & dedication of their care.  We are looking for mature, responsible intelligent people, who are capable of independent action & following directions. 

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