Date Updated: 2017-11-30


Looking for a job as a dog sitter? Why not start your own business instead and work on contract? You could make up to $1,000 (or more!) per month caring for dogs in San Jose, CA with Join the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers and make extra money doing something you love.

With Rover, you get the freedom to choose your schedule, services, and rates. You’ll enjoy automatic, secure payments for the services you provide as well as access to 24/7 support and the Rover Guarantee for the pets in your care. We’ll also provide you with resources and opportunities to build your business and become the best pet sitter you can be.


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


Looking for dog sitter jobs in San Jose?

Starting your own pet care business with Rover is a rewarding way to earn extra income. List your services on Rover and get access to hundreds of dog owners near you looking for the perfect pet sitter.

Get Rover certified

Pass a background check, get your sitter profile approved, and earn your certification. Learn what you need to succeed!

Enjoy quick payments

You’ll get paid 48 hours after completing a booking. Also, enjoy easy and automatic payments via the Rover app.

Use the Rover app

Manage your business on the go with the Rover app. Accept bookings, message clients, and get paid—anywhere.

Access 24/7 support

We’re here for you, whenever you need us. Get answers from basic account questions to pet-sitting advice.


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

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