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Be a Part of The Mindful Mutt Team:
We are Hiring Part-Time Dog Daycare Team Members. 

PART-TIME SHIFTS are approximately 4 - 8 hours. Our hours of operation are 7am-10.

We currently have a need for:

  • A couple of early morning/day shifts

  • Closing shifts from 4pm-10pm.

  • We do not have full-time capacity at this time.



  • Many people think working at a dog daycare is just "playing with puppies all day." This is far from reality. Although we do get to enjoy being with the dogs, it is real work with real responsibilities, and there is ALWAYS something that needs to get done. We always aim to better our skills with dog handling and often work on new tips and tricks to improve. If you are an active person who enjoys working hard, learning new things, and getting the added benefit of playing with dogs, this might be the perfect job for you!

  • Supervision and safety of dogs is of utmost importance.

  • Letting dogs out for potty breaks no matter the weather outside

  • Follow precise written and verbal instructions on feeding, medication and caring for the dogs in our care.

  • Excellent customer service. Check-in/out playgroup clients using our software program and ensure accurate billing for each account

  • Communicate what dogs did that day by writing it down (ex: "learned how to jump over hurdles today!" or "did 4MPH on the treadmill today!")

  • Learning and practicing new training techniques

  • Clean and sanitize thoroughly, which includes picking up poop, mopping the floors, and keeping the training equipment clean (this is the least glamorous part of the job but very important!)

  • Training includes on-the-job as well as online classes about dog behavior, supervising playgroups, and safety for which you will receive 2 certificates of completion!

  • Quarterly team trainings to improve our skills

  • Tips are paid out monthly

  • Perfect Attendance Bonuses

  • Receive a bonus for any baths given, too!


  • Preference to applicants living within a 15-minute commute

  • Preference to applicants with flexible/open availability

  • Love dogs and able to put their needs and well-being first

  • Self-starter, self-motivated; Able to work independently and make decisions based on training 

  • Experience with animals preferred

  • Great customer service and interpersonal communication skills

  • Open to learning and enjoys positive feedback as well as feedback for areas of growth

  • Great customer service -- always positive, and able to communicate about dog's good or bad behaviors (will train)

  • Ability to take messages and talk to clients over the phone when needed

  • Team player attitude, willing to help out coworkers

  • Able to follow precise procedures and instructions

  • Punctual arrival to work

  • Able to lift up to 50 lb

  • COVID-19 vaccines required

  • We are a progressive work environment and aim to keep it that way. We expect all employees to contribute to our positive and supportive atmosphere for our clients and team members from all walks of life. We hold high expectations of our employees' treatment of other human beings. We have zero tolerance for harassment or discrimination of any kind.

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