How To Become a Pet Sitter and Make Money Doing What You Love

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If you ask me, or just about any other pet lover what our dream job is, we’re likely to say it would be “to pet all the animals”! Whether you’re looking for a new career or just a way to earn some extra holiday shopping money, have I got a HOT tip for you!

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Last week I told you about and how you can save $25 on your dog’s first stay with one of their local 5-star dog sitters. That promo code discount is still active, so head on over here and check out the details if you’d like to try out a wonderful alternative to traditional caged kennels. Now that I’ve reminded you about how to SAVE money, let’s get to that hot tip on how you can EARN money!

Earn Money As A Pet Sitter

Whether you’ve done professional pet sitting in the past, or always wanted to give it a try, makes it easy to earn money pet sitting. You just create a free profile, set your own price, and decide if you want to watch dogs in your home or travel to the owner’s home. is totally changing the way pet parents and sitters connect, by creating a marketplace where you can list your personalized pet sitting services.  And getting paid to hang out with fur kids is awesome! Here’s why you’ll love joining as a sitter:

  • Real Business: Rover connects you to owners in your area. Expand your business and brand by listing for free on
  • Real Pals: Dogs are pack animals and most love to have a buddy around. Do your dogs a favor and bring a friend over to play! If you can’t have a dog of your own, Rover is a great way to get your furry fix.
  • Real Protection: Rover is there for you in case of emergencies. Rover’s Protection Package includes Ask-a-Vet and a subscription to 1-800-Help-4-Pets. Peace of Mind provides reimbursement for emergency vet bills due to the stay.
  • Real Money: Rover sitters make real money! They’ve helped hundreds of sitters pay for everything from college tuition to fabulous vacations.

Ready to sign up and get started, or want to learn more about how works? Visit this page to get more info!

And be sure to Join us for a Twitter Chat with on Thursday, October 3rd from 6-7pm PST. Hashtag will be #RoverChat and their Twitter handle is @roverdotcom. It will be a great opportunity to ask questions and learn more…We hope to see you there!
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What Kind of Pet Parent Are You? Take This Fun Quiz to Find Out!

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Ever wonder what your relationship with your pet says about you? Take this fun quiz from to find out what type of pet parent you are.

Once you get the results, you can also get recommendations from pet experts on which type of pet care options best suit the needs and personality of both you AND your pet!

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While you’re there, be sure to also check out the pet humor and funny animal videos from Tucker and Tabby,’s favorite four-legged celebrities!

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Snag a FREE Thank You Card from Treat – Today Only!

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Thank You Card for Pet Sitter


Today only, new users can get a FREE Thank You card from Treat.

You know there is probably someone you should thank for something! Treat is making it easy to do so. You could thank a dog walker, a pet sitter, a friend or neighbor…everyone likes feeling appreciated so go for it!

If you are a new user at Treat, head on over and check out their thank you cards. You can pick hundreds of designs and the best part is that you can personalize them with your own images and text.  If you can’t think of someone to design one for, just take advantage of the FREE offer and snag a generic Thank You card and hand-write a message later, the old-fashioned way!

Just use promo code TREATTHANKS at checkout to get this great deal.