Join Our Team

Do you love dogs, exercise and being outdoors? Join the DogCentric dog walking team! DogCentric is a professional mid-day dog walking service that offers customized, private visits. DogCentric was voted a "Top Dog Walker" in Washingtonian Magazine’s “Best of Pets” issue, "Best Dog Walking Service" in Bethesda Magazine's Best of Bethesda issue, and is also the official dog walking service for the Humane Rescue Alliance.

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We are currently hiring for routes that fall within 11am - 3pm or 11:30am - 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Applicants must have complete availability Monday through Friday during one of these two time periods to apply and must be able to commit to the schedule for a minimum of 6 months.

We have routes available in Lower Montgomery County and Northwest DC, along with substitute walker positions. (Note- substitute walkers do not need to have complete Monday-Friday availability, however, a flexible schedule is key!)

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Be able to commit to the position for a minimum of 6 months
  • Have prior dog care experience and a sincere love of dogs
  • Be athletic, resilient and able to handle all weather conditions
  • Possess a good work ethic and positive attitude
  • Be responsible, reliable, punctual and able to manage time well
  • Be communicative and honest
  • Be attentive to detail, able to abide by a set schedule, and able to follow detailed instructions
  • Possess fluent skills in speaking and writing English

Candidates MUST have daily access to the following items (NO EXCEPTIONS):

  • Reliable, insured car
  • Cell phone
  • Internet access and printer

Employees are eligible for reimbursement for a pet first aid certification class, flu shot reimbursement, and potential for a raise after 6 months.

Walkers are compensated starting at a minimum $8 per 30 minute walk with one dog and $10.50 per 30 minute walk with two dogs. This averages out to $12-$16/hour.

Request an application to join our team by emailing your interest to bark@dogcentric.com. No phone calls please! Specify whether you are applying for the regular walker position or the substitute walker position. If we are interested in scheduling an interview with you, you will be contacted by phone or email.

 

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  • “Our walker has become one of Tobey’s favorite people. We love her notes to us, and appreciate her love and care towards our beloved pet.”
    - Tobey’s parents
  • “We love our dog walker. He has been great for our dogs and gives me peace of mind when I have to leave them alone…”
    - Marley and Wylie’s mom
  • “We have been very pleased with DogCentric! Kody likes his walker and the exercise is really important for him (and us).”
    - Kody’s mom
  • “All of your clients are very lucky and everyone that I know in the neighborhood who uses DogCentric speaks glowingly.”
    - Mac’s mom
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    - Duchess’ parents
  • “Your client focus continues to exceed my expectations and it reinforces the trust I have in you, your business, and your staff.”
    - Brody’s mom
  • “You guys have been GREAT!!! I can’t say enough about how happy I am with your service and Gabby and I love our dog walker!”
    - Gabby’s mom