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Company Information:    Pawsitive Pooch Training & Care provides dog walking, pet sitting, and dog training services to people in the Headingley, St. James, Westwood, Charleswood, Tuxedo, and River Heights areas of Winnipeg and just West of the city.

Position Title:    Part-time Days Dog Walker & Pet Sitter

Responsibilities:    To provide safe, stimulating walks for our clients’ dogs, and to provide all necessary care for pets during sitting jobs (feeding, walking, cleaning litter, administering medication if needed, mental simulation, company, play, and attention).  Successful applicant will be expected to drive him or herself to clients’ homes and walk their dogs for the agreed upon amount of time and provide pet-sitting services as arranged with clients.  


  • In good physical health and able to walk for long periods of time
  • Comfortable with dogs and physically able to handle large, strong dogs
  • Available to work a minimum of 3 hours during the day time between 9am and 3pm
  • Includes evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed
  • Have, or be willing to obtain, emergency pet first aid certification 
  • At least 21 years of age: mature, reliable, and able to work independently
  • Exceptional customer service skills 
  • Resident of the city of Winnipeg and willing to travel to all of our service areas
  • Own working cell phone or smartphone
  • Proficient with computers, using the internet, personal email and able to learn and use our online scheduling program 
  • Own vehicle with a valid Manitoba driver's license and willing to provide proof of insurance and a clear drivers' abstract 
  • Provide clear criminal record check 
  • Provide a minimum of 3 professional references
  • Demonstrate an interest in learning about animal behaviour, health, and/or training
  • Willing to attend conferences or workshops to expand knowledge and continue learning
  • Minimum high school diploma required

*Preference will be given to university or college students or graduates who have demonstrated an interest in animal care, learning and/or behaviour

Hours:            9-12 hours per week with the potential for additional hours

Rate of Pay:        $11.25 per hour to start, $16.86 per hour on statutory holidays

Benefits:         Flexible hours and mileage paid

Location:        Most services are in Headingley, River Heights, Charleswood, St. James, Crestview, and Westwood.  There are some opportunities as far as St. Francois Xavier and into the Lindenwoods and Fort Garry areas

Deadline to Apply:   Friday, November 24 17, 2017 before 3pm

Anticipated Start Date:        Monday, December 4, 2017 

**Please note that this is an all seasons, all weather job and we are seeking a long-term commitment to the position, this is not a seasonal or contract position.   

Please email resume with cover letter with attention to Jillian Enright.  Resumes sent without a personalized covering note will not be considered.  

*Ensure you have read all of the above before applying.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

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