Date Updated: 2017-11-30


Looking for a job as a dog sitter? Why not start your own business instead and work on contract? When you list your services on Rover, you get access to thousands of dog owners near you who are looking for the perfect dog sitter.

Earn extra money on your schedule as a Philadelphia, PA pet sitter with You’ll get the flexibility you need while saving money or paying bills doing something you love — watching dogs!

Rover gives you the freedom to choose your services, schedule, and rates. Plus, enjoy peace of mind with the Rover Guarantee to protect the pets in your care. We offer opportunities and resources to help you learn and succeed as a sitter. Best of all? Enjoy easy, secure, and automatic payments.


Rover by the numbers

140,000+ dog walkers and pet sitters from coast to coast.

Every 4 seconds an owner books a Rover walk or stay.

11,000 North American cities are home to dog owners who use Rover.


Become a dog sitter


Seeking pet sitter jobs in the Philadelphia area?

Become a Rover sitter and start your own small business instead. As the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers, we make it easy to connect with hundreds of pet owners in your area seeking the perfect pet sitter.

Enjoy automatic payments

Getting paid has never been easier. Forty-eight hours after a you complete a service, you’ll get paid—just like that!

Use the Rover app

Take care of business wherever you go with the free Rover app. Send clients messages, accept new bookings, and get paid.

Become Rover certified

You’ll need to pass a background check, submit a profile to be approved, and then earn your Rover certification to start.

Get 24/7 support

Whenever you have a question, we’re here to answer it. Call or email anytime and our world-class staff will take care of you.


Make up to $1,000 (or more!) per month sitting dogs.

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