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You Lucky Dog is now hiring part-time dog walking and pet sitting positions. For a additional details and job information click the links below.

About You Lucky Dog

You Lucky Dog is an established and well-loved dog walking business. We are currently seeking avid pet lovers and exceptional dog walkers and pet sitters to add to our outstanding team!

We operate 7 days a week with plans to expand business hours to holidays and offer even more services and flexibility for our clients.

We offer:

  • A fun & active job that is incredibly rewarding
  • Competitive wages
  • Weekend & holiday pay
  • Mileage reimbursement

Those that apply must live in a town that we service (Hamden, North Haven or New Haven).

Part-Time Professional Dog Walkers

About the Position

Dog Walkers needed in: Hamden/North Haven Areas

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Wages: $7 – $9 per 30-minute visit (depending on experience)

Hours: This part-time position requires a lot of availability. Typical hours are 10am – 4pm, plus availability for the occasional early-evening walk as well as weekend walks. Availability is also necessary for after hours new client meetings.

Wages: You Lucky Dog pays on a flat rate, per visit basis.

Please note: This job is a part-time position. You can expect (5-8 walks per week) for the first couple of weeks during the training period. Opportunity for more walks will be available after the training period and as business increases.

Walks are typically for 1-2 dogs per visit in the same household.


Job Requirements

Chili-Jimmy – Must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver’s license, car insurance as well as a clean driving record. A dog-friendly car is also required, as some dogs require transportation for walks.

– Must have a smartphone.

– Must be willing to drive to jobs within a 10-mile radius of our office in North Haven.

– Experience with dogs necessary. Respectable references of individuals who can attest to pet-care skills required. Professional references are appreciated, but not required.

– Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background and driving record check.

– Will need to walk in inclement weather. Walkers must have appropriate rain/snow/heat attire and feel comfortable driving in rain/snow.

– Must be capable of walking 1-3 miles a day.

– Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

– Will be expected to note any inconsistencies in dog’s typical behavior including bathroom habits.

– Must be willing to provide dog with food, refresh water, and give oral medications. Experience giving injections a plus.


Some Common Daily Dog Walker Tasks

Cordy enjoying an exciting puppy walk in Wallingford– Feed and refresh water for dogs at scheduled times.

– Walk, run, and play with dogs in public streets, parks, or private yards. No dog parks.

– Pick up and clean up after dogs, including feces, urine accidents, plant disruption. Clean and wipe any muddy or wet paws. Check for ticks, etc.

– Mandatory vet transportation in case of emergency.

– Report any strange behaviors or disturbances to pets or household.

– Write a fun, playful update to the client describing your visit.

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Part-Time Overnight Pet Sitters

About the Position

Pet Sitters needed in: Hamden/North Haven Areas

Camden running free after his weekly walk

Hours: This part-time position requires availability in the evenings. The person in this position needs to be very flexible according to our client’s schedules. Clients who typically use our overnight service are going away on vacation for several days. Thus, you will be expected to stay nightly at the client’s house when required. Typical hours are 8:30pm – 6:30am, and visits can occur 7 days week. You must be willing to work holidays and weekends. Some overnights are one night, some are as long as 14 nights. Availability is also necessary for after hours new client meetings.

Wages: You Lucky Dog pays on a flat rate, per visit basis.

Please note: This job is a part-time position. Overnight visits will be slow at first as we build this part of our business. However, opportunity for more visits will be available as business increases.

Visits are typically for 1-3 pets in the same household (most of our clients have dogs).


Job Requirements

Nora ready to play – Must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver’s license, car insurance as well as a clean driving record.

– Must have a smartphone.

– Must be willing to drive to jobs within a 10-mile radius of our office in North Haven.

– Experience with dogs necessary. Respectable references of individuals who can attest to pet-care skills required. Professional references are appreciated, but not required.

– Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background and driving record check.

– Will need to travel in inclement weather. Pet sitters must have appropriate clothing for all weather conditions and feel comfortable driving in rain/light snow.

– Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

– Will be expected to note any inconsistencies in dog’s typical behavior including bathroom habits.

– Must be willing to provide dog with food, refresh water, and give oral medications. Experience giving injections a plus.


Some Common Overnight Pet Sitter Tasks

Tie loves to smile during his vists– Feed and refresh water for dogs at scheduled times.

– Feed and refresh water for pets at scheduled times.

– Walk, run, and play with pets in their house or private yards. No dog parks.

– Pick up and clean up after pets, including feces, urine accidents, plant disruption. Clean and wipe any muddy or wet paws. Check for ticks, etc. Scoop and clean litter box, etc…

– Mandatory vet transportation in case of emergency.

– Report any strange behaviors or disturbances to pets or household.

– Write a fun, playful update to the client describing your visit.

Request a Job Application!

Request A Job Application

Get the process started by filling out the form below to be sent a job application.

Contact Information
Phone: 203-208-3015

Email: youluckydogct@gmail.com

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