Date Updated: 2017-11-30


Looking for a job as a dog sitter? Why not start your own business instead and work on contract? Earn extra money on your schedule as a San Francisco, CA pet sitter with You’ll get the flexibility you need while saving money or paying bills doing something you love—watching dogs!

As a dog sitter on Rover, you get the freedom to choose your own schedule, services, and rates. Your clients can enjoy peace of mind knowing that the Rover Guarantee is included to protect their pets. Plus, we offer easy, automated payments along with pet care resources and opportunities designed to help you succeed on Rover.


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



Want a dog sitter job in San Francisco?

How about starting your own small pet care business with Rover instead? As an independent contractor, you’re in charge of your business—plus, you’re backed by the security of the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers.

Get certified by Rover

You’ll learn everything you need to succeed. Just pass a background check, submit a sitter profile to be approved, and earn a Rover certification.

Enjoy easy payments

You’ll receive payment 48 hours after a booking ends. Plus, you can get paid wherever you are with the free Rover app.

Use the free Rover app

Managing your business has never been easier. Accept new bookings, send messages to clients, and get paid on the go.

Access ongoing support

Rover Support is available 24/7 and here for you every step of the way. Account question? Need advice? That’s what we’re here for!


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

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