Dog Walker Wanted in Boston, MA

Website Rover

Get paid to play with dogs

Rover needs a dog walker in Boston.

If you love animals and want a side job that is low stress, working part-time as a dog walker might be a good fit for you!


As a dog walker for Rover, your responsibilities include:

  • Taking dogs for 30-minutes or 1-hour walks.
  • Picking up and disposing of dog poop during walks.
  • Feeding the dog as needed and check the water supply to make sure basic needs are met after walks.

Perks of working as a dog walker for Rover

  • Improve your fitness: dog walkers get the opportunity to take a breath of fresh air!
  • Get paid to play with dogs: set up your own prices.
  • Time and location flexibility: set your own availabilities.
  • You have the choice: Set size, age, and other dog preferences that work for you.


To get this job, you must:

  • Pass an enhanced background check.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • You might also need to follow an ongoing pet care education and pass the Rover walker certification.

The ideal candidate is a dog owner or someone who has extensive experience with dogs.


The average salaries for dog walkers in Boston, MA is $15 per hour according to Indeed.

Payments go through Rover’s platform, so you never have to collect money from clients.

About Rover

Rover is the most popular dog walking app: it is available in 10,000+ cities and boasts over 85,000 dog walkers.

There are many ways to make money on

  • Dog walking: Pick up dog walks that fit your schedule.
  • Dog boarding (highest earners): Care for a dog (or cat!) overnight in your home.
  • Doggy daycare: Ideal for work-from-home dog lovers.

Dog lovers like this pet sitting app because you can set your hours and pricing.

Salary: $15 per hour (estimation).
Employment type: part-time.
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