Pet Care Specialist - Evening and Weekend Pet Sitter

Floofins & Co., Inc.

Job Description

Do you:

  • Love dogs of all sizes and breeds?
  • Consider the sound of purring cats music to your ears?
  • Have an interest in a rewarding job that provides additional income?
  • Prefer to spend your evenings with your favorite canine or feline?
  • Live in or near Elmhurst, Illinois?

You could be the newest member of the Floofins & Co. Team! Interested? 

The Fringe Benefits:

  • Tons of doggie kisses, kitty headbutts and spirited playtime
  • Work independently - as part of a team of animal lovers
  • Evening visits provide flexibilty in mornings and early afternoons for a day job
  • Be an actual W-2 Employee — not a subcontractor!
  • Average a $12 to $15 per hour base rate PLUS gratuities
  • Bonuses for working holidays
  • Pets, pets, and more pets!

You might make a fantastic member or our team if you:

  • Have a true love of all things canine, feline, avian, and exotic 
  • Are 18+ years old
  • Are dependable and able to work independently
  • Are a "night owl" who enjoys working in the evening
  • Have a reliable/insured automobile and a valid drivers license
  • Possess personal experience owning or caring for dogs and/or cats 
  • Be able to interpret animal body language 
  • Live in or near Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Are comfortable using an easy to learn app
  • Are able to work evenings (Monday-Friday between 6PM and 10PM) as well as perform visits on weekends
  • Even better if you have dog training, grooming, or animal shelter volunteer experience!

Wondering what an average day of a Floofins Pet Care Specialist looks like?

  • Begin your day in the late afternoon with 3-5 visits from (6PM-10PM) Monday - Friday with additional visits sprinkled in on the weekends
  • Drive 20 minutes or less between visits within your personalized territory determined by your home address
  • For dog walks, you will have a walk and/or yard time with your canine friend(s), serve fresh water, and possibly a treat and/or food  
  • For a kitty house, you’ll play with cats (of course), plus scoop the litter box, refresh water, and possibly serve a treat and/or food
  • During all visits, you’ll jot down notes of the visit activities for the pet parent…with a cute action photo!
  • Opportunities for additional visits in the early mornings and midday

We supply:

  • Plenty of pets to dote on with all homes fully vetted by the Floofins & Co. Administrative Team  
  • Live, local support to all Team Members when in the field... help is ALWAYS just a phone call away 
  • Loads of poop bags and other pet care supplies
  • Data reimbursement while using our easy to learn app
  • Fashionable Floofins Apparel
  • Average a $12 to $15 per hour base rate PLUS gratuities
  • Paid initial and ongoing training opportunities, including ongoing access to Floofin University (our proprietary employee online training platform)
  • Summer BBQs and Post-Holiday survival staff appreciation events
  • Opportunities for annual raises and potential for your route and role to grow

Become part of a locally owned in-home pet care company (Est. 2010) that takes pride in providing exceptional care for our clients and their floofins. Learn more about Floofins & Co. at

To be considered for this awesome position, apply now!

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