Employee Review

  1. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Dog walker

    Jan 22, 2021 - Pet Sitter/Dog Walker in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    They pay the most for house sitting compared to any other dog walking company I have worked with. And most of the management is nice.

    Cons

    You make no money. It’s $6 every twenty five minute walk but that doesn’t include your transportation time and the travel time to get the keys. Which you have to grab new keys at least every day or every other day. It’s almost impossible to get a full schedule unless you have a car. But the parking situation is always a struggle, so if your looking for 15 minutes for parking you don’t get paid for that. Plus you don’t get reimbursement for wear and tear/gas for the car. So you maybe will make $8-9 an hour if you are lucky. And most of the time you are only working a full schedule for 4 hours. Which is spread out throughout the day. It is also frustrating that they charge a decent amount towards the customer and yet the walkers make no money. So if you want this as your full time job, I do not recommend it.

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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    I absolutely loved this job!

    Jan 8, 2020 - Dog Walker and Pet Sitter in Downers Grove, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    I loved working with dogs, cats and other house pets. Co-workers, boss and clients were amazing! I loved getting extra exercise, kisses and cuddles from pups. I also loved seeing this job from the inside. Not only did I love working for them they are the only ones I would trust with my home and pets. I liked that you're employee not a contractor like other companies.

    Cons

    Not being paid for milage.

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Awful Exploitative Job

    Jul 1, 2021 - Dog Walker in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    cute dogs, cats, other pets. biked a lot

    Cons

    abysmal pay, no health insurance, did not care when I got bitten by a cat and it got infected, required me to have a working bike and smartphone but I had to pay for all of it out of pocket, $6/walk should be illegal!!!!

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