Dog Walker

  • Full Time
  • Bungay
  • Full Time
  • Bungay

Website We Love Pets Waveney

Bored of the 9-5 office life?

Bored of the 9-5 office life? Why not become a We Love Pets dog walker? Swap the desk life to the great outdoors, you will be fully trained and insured to walk the most wonderful dogs! We’re a welfare-first company that will never walk any more than four dogs at a time. If you’re an animal lover that loves being outdoors, then this is for you! There are various positions available to suit different schedules, both part-time and full-time.

Main duties 

  • Pick up and drop off dogs from their homes whilst ensuring the security of customers’ homes
  • Transport dogs safely to and from their walks and homes in their own vehicle
  • Understand special requests and specific conditions for each dog
  • Walk dogs outdoors in all weather conditions (anywhere from 20 to 60 minutes at a time)
  • Give each dog love and attention and treat the customer’s dogs as if they were their own
  • Ensure each dog is getting plenty of exercise and a toilet break
  • Ensure the safety of the dogs you are walking and anyone else around them
  • Remove pet waste
  • Take photos of the dogs for their owners and update them regularly
  • Give fresh water, wipe paws and towel wet dogs down
  • Communicate with clients, including arranging visits with new customers
  • Ensure schedules are up to date each week
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Cover for team sickness/holiday

Requirements 

Candidates must:

  • Be able to walk for a few hours a day
  • Be able to lift, exercise, handle and restrain dogs
  • Submit for a police and reference check
  • Look after dogs as if they are a member of the family
  • Complete our online pet first aid course
  • Carry out some shadow walks before taking the job
  • Undergo training as required
  • Use their car (insurance, tax and MOT required)
  • Know their area and local dog walking spots
  • Have a reliable mobile phone and internet access
  • Write well and communicate clearly with clients and their manager
  • Report to the branch manager and work with the dog walking team to provide a high-quality dog walking service.
  • Be available for lunch time walks
  • Training and development
  • We Love Pets is committed to staff development and offers a range of training and development opportunities, both within the branch and via our online training portal (We Love Training).
  • We really value our team and as part of this commitment we ensure all staff:
  • Receive a six-monthly appraisal along with regular one-to-ones
  • Are provided with a personal performance plan to support their career development
  • Have full training and insurance protection
  • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help develop within their role
  • Are enrolled on our PAWs skills-based reward system

To apply for this job email your details to waveney@welovepets.email

To apply for this job email your details to waveney@welovepets.email

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We Love Pets Waveney

Bored of the 9-5 office life?

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