How to find pet care jobs

How much do dog walkers make? All the factors to consider

If you’re planning a career in dog walking — because your alter ego is totally a dog — there may be only one thing stopping you from making the leap: money. How much do dog walkers make? What you’ll earn for a dog-walking job varies, depending on where you live... more

25 summer jobs to fit every schedule

Summer jobs come in all shapes and sizes — it's just a matter of finding one that fits your unique lifestyle. When New York City-based Meg Hagar thinks back on all her summer jobs, she remembers loving her job at the New York Renaissance Faire: "The work was fun and it... more

11 jobs working with animals — and how much money you can make

The day you realize you can’t make a living snuggling your pets in bed is a sad day indeed. But if you have a pile of bills to pay and a lifelong connection to animals, you can consider a career where you can be surrounded by fur full time. A... more

The 10 Best Dog Parks Around San Diego

Bring your pooch to play outdoors with dogs of all kinds! San Diego dog lovers have it made in the shade. One of the most dog-friendly cities in the country offers places where you can hotel, motel, dine, wine, and vacation with your dog. It should come to no surprise... more

Your Spelling and Grammar Checklist

17 common errors that can prevent you from getting a job.     Did you know that using too many exclamation points or misspelled words can cost you a job? Over and over again, families complain about one thing: caregivers with sloppy profiles and messages with lots of errors. Your... more

11 steps to starting your own pet care business

Pet care is a billion-dollar industry, but tapping into it is easier said than done. Making the transition from pet lover to pet care pro means figuring out the licenses, certifications, start-up costs and payroll considerations. A little soul searching is also required. “Know before going into it that it’s... more

7 Ways to Get Pet Owners to Respond to You on Care.com

Whether you're a pet sitter or dog walker looking for jobs, here are tips for creating a profile that gets results.Many people view their pets as important members of their family. And they look for pet care that offers the best possible service for their furry loved ones... more