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Work with Happy Pets!

Happy Pets is currently hiring experienced Pet Care Professionals to work as Independent Contractors for our Leesburg location.

Work offers include:

  • Mid day dog walking, weekly recurring & drop ins.

  • Pet sitting, service request duration varies and can include early morning, mid day, dinner and/or bedtime visits.

  • Overnight pet care, to include mid day, dinner, and overnight stay at clients house.


  • Background check

  • Smart phone

  • Your own insured, reliable automobile

  • Over the age of 18 years old

  • Pet care experience


Pet Care Professionals are Independent Contractors and are paid by project, based on the number of service request/visits completed.

We love and respect animals at Happy Pets! Our Pet Care Professionals must be:

  • Reliable.

  • Trustworthy.

  • Dependable.

  • Compassionate.

  • Sensitive.

You must also have:

  • Patience

  • Empathy

  • Experience caring for animals.

  • Most of all,​ you should be an animal lover, first and foremost, and be sensitive to the needs of  all pets in your care.

Working with Happy Pets as a Pet Care Professional is fun and rewarding. 



  • You will be working in all weather conditions, sunny days, severe heat, rain, cold, & snow. 

  • You must have your own reliable and insured automobile. 

  • You will need a smart phone to download and use the app to communicate with clients while working.

  • Dogs may jump on or pull you. We suggest wearing closed toe shoes and being prepared and patient. We sometimes need to reinforce training tips the owners give us. Please inform us of any restrictions you may have on the size and weight of dogs in your care.

  • All Pet Care Professionals must pass a background check as you will be entering clients homes.

  • Awesome communication skills are a must! We correspond with clients on a daily basis while caring for their pets.

  • You must have character, and integrity, and be able to manage yourself, your time, and your actions. 

  • Independent Contractors will receive a 1099 in January following the year you work. You will handle all your own required state and federal taxes as well as securing a business license if needed in the county you work in. 

Happy Pets has zero tolerance for abuse and neglect of the animals in your care at any time, with Happy Pets, or otherwise. You will be reported immediately, and you will no longer work with us, period.


If you would like to earn extra income, and love what you do, we would love to meet you! Take the first step and fill out the Independent Contractor interest form below. We will contact you within 24 hours for a phone discussion. We will then set up an in person meeting, and give you the link for the background check.

Independent Contractor
Pet Care Professional interest form

Thank you for your interest!

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