Rover.com is a dog lover’s best friend. We’re here to help you snuggle dogs—and get paid for it. It’s a beautiful union of cute puppies and earning money, and the perfect gig for a true dog lover.
Wondering why people become dog sitters and dog walkers on Rover? We asked, and here’s what we found out:
Why Become a Pet Sitter or Dog Walker on Rover?
1. A Love of Dogs
You believe having a dog in your life is worth it—worth walks outside in the rain, puppy breath in the morning, and countless bags of poop. Your heart melts when you spot an adorable dog prancing down the sidewalk. Whether you’re already a pet parent, or you adore dogs but don’t have one of your own, being a pet sitter or dog walker allows you to earn money doing what you love: snuggling dogs. And the first and foremost criteria for dog sitters? A true and abiding love of dogs—farts and all.
2. Work from Home
Whether you’re a freelancer, a stay-at-home mom, a retiree, a student, or otherwise searching for the perfect work-from-home lifestyle, pet sitting and dog walking can be a great option. Curl on your couch with a dog, take a stroll through your neighborhood, and enjoy the comforts of home while earning money.
3. Flexible Schedule
Pet sitting and dog walking provide the flexibility many dog lovers need to be home and make money. Some sitters and dog walkers on Rover even left stressful full-time jobs to start their dog-sitting businesses.
4. Make Great Money
After enjoying snuggles and walks with their Rover dogs, some sitters and dog walkers fund entire vacations with their Rover earnings, including a trip to Italy, a 50th-birthday European vacation, and a family’s first vacation. Others put their dog-sitting funds toward tuition or paying off student loans. Getting paid to play with dogs can have a lasting impact on your wallet. Once they get their businesses going on Rover, some sitters and dog walkers earn $1,000 or more a month.
5. Enjoy Retirement
After they retired, some sitters and dog walkers on Rover found themselves with extra time on their hands. Spending time with sweet dogs while earning extra money and making their own schedules has been perfect for a lot of retired sitters on Rover.
6. Teach Kids Responsibility
Some of us had lemonade stands—but this is even cuter. By helping their parents care for Rover dogs, many kids learn about kindness to animals as well as responsibility and money management—and dogs get the perfect playtime buddies.
7. Play with Puppies
Dogs of all shapes and sizes are searching for sitters and dog walkers on Rover. Sitters and dog walkers can connect with clients—both canine and human—who are the perfect fit for them, dog sit as much or as little as they want, and build their business while playing with adorable puppies. It’s as cute as it sounds—and as rewarding, too.
Interested in becoming a dog sitter or dog walker on Rover.com? Learn more, and become a sitter or dog walker today.