How to Get a Side Job Walking Dogs or Pet Sitting

How to Get a Side Job Walking Dogs or Pet Sitting

If you love pets a side job walking dogs or pet sitting may be just the job for you.   With pet service marketplaces online today, animal lovers can sign up to provide dog walking and other pet services to people who need help with their pets.  You can actually earn money while spending time with dogs, cats and other pets!   This course helps prospective dog walkers understand what's required, what's needed to get started and what you need to do  to be successful as a freelance, gig worker providing services. This course will help take you from thinking about becoming a dog walker to actually doing it!

This course is for

  1. Animal Lovers who want to earn money walking dogs or providing other pet services
  2. Dog Walkers who want to get more jobs
  3. Part Time Job Seekers who want to earn some extra income

What's in the course

  1. Dog Walking/Pet Siting service marketplaces and how they work
    What are pet service marketplaces?
    - How you can make money as a dog walker/pet service provider
    - What's required to be accepted
    - What makes someone a great pet service provider
    - What you need to understand about working as a Gig worker (independent contractor who sets your own schedule and manages your income and expenses)
  2. Getting started as a dog walker/pet sitter
    - How to sign up to be a service provider
    - What you need to get started
    - How to set goals and estimate potential income
  3. Using a pet service marketplace app
    - How the apps work
    - How to get the app on your device and accessing it
    - How to use the app to get jobs
  4. Managing your dog walking/pet sitting business
    - How to use Google Maps and Waze to find locations and routes
    - Tips and tools for managing your time effectively
    - Tools for managing your income and expenses
  5. Tips for becoming a great dog walker/pet sitter
    - What is customer service and why it's important
    - Tips for providing a great customer experience
    - Understanding your ratings and what you can do to make yours great
    - Things you can do to increase your earnings

What is special about this course

- Online, live instructor led sessions paired with articles and videos so you can both ask questions and learn at your own convenience

- Learn with a cohort of older peers in a safe, comfortable environment

- Access to growing resources as we are continually adding new courses, articles, videos and other resources to help you succeed

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