By Kim Rain
Published: 04/14/2021, edited: 10/05/2022
So, you’ve decided to start a dog walking business for some extra cash. Maybe you are ready to ditch the 9 to 5 job and work for yourself. Perhaps you just love dogs and want to spend more time around these cute, furry furiends. Or you could be looking for the health benefits of consistent exercise outside in the fresh air. Whatever your reason, a job in dog walking is a pawrific way to earn money on your own terms, choose when you work and who you work with.
And while working as a dog walker is definitely flexible, and extremely fun, it is still a business that you’ll need to devote some time to outside of dog walks. Let’s take a look at how to make your dream of a dog walking business a reality.
If you are starting up a dog walking business, there are some things to consider as you hit the pavement with a pup to keep your clients coming back for more walks.
Knowing how to please dogs and their parents from the start can help your dream grow into a profitable career. But let’s not furget the business side with expenses, licensing, and marketing.
If you just want to walk dogs without all the business red tape, joining a nationwide platform backed by a good reputation and a host of clients is the way to go, and can let you focus on the fun part: walking furbulous pooches!
Need a little help getting started? With the Wag! app, a nationwide technology platform specializing in safe and reliable pet services by connecting dog walkers, sitters and trainers with pet parents who have pet care needs. Through the dog walker app, you can build your business and become your own boss with Wag!.
As a Pet Caregiver with Wag!, you can work when and how often you like, and still enjoy the benefits of a nationwide community of Pet Caregivers and Pet Parents, with access to training and help along the way.
To get started walking furbulous dogs, just download the Wag! App on your preferred device and tap “Become a Dog Walker” to begin your application.
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