Puget Sound Puppers LLC has an opening for motivated candidates to join our team of compassionate and dedicated Professional Dog Walkers.

  • Starting Wage: Negotiable.
  • Hours: Average of 12-20 hours per week once training is complete, depending on our scheduling needs.
  • Availability: Ideal candidates will be available 11am-3pm or 12pm-4pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Employee or IC?: You would be an employee of Puget Sound Puppers LLC, not an independent contractor.  You will receive thorough training in our methods and standards, and all employees are eligible to accumulate paid time off, regardless of whether they are part-time or full-time.  We believe in taking care of the team members who take care of our clients.


We want to work with like-minded people to support the vision of changing our world, one dog and one person at a time. No experience is required, but the sort of people who join our team show a commitment to working with dogs and other pets for the long term. This is a great job for aspiring dog trainers, or anyone interested in working with dogs and learning about their behavior.

Important: You must be at least 18 years old, be able to work comfortably on your feet 4 hours at a time, be able to safely lift at least 50lbs on a regular basis, have daily, reliable access to your own vehicle with proof of car insurance, and own a smart phone capable of sending both email and text messages. All candidates will be asked to complete a separate application questionnaire.

The hiring process also involves a background check regarding conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information.

If you think you’d be a good fit, fill out the applicant questionnaire below and attach a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references.

Applicant Questionnaire

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  • The neighborhoods listed intend to give you an idea of the different sections of the city we serve. This is not an exhaustive list.
  • Walks generally occur between 9am and 6pm (though employees rarely work that entire time), overnight pet-sitting starts at 7pm and ends at 8am the next morning.
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