WANT BRING YOUR DOG TO WORK? Dogtopia, the industry leader in dog daycare, boarding, and spa services has immediate openings for energetic, organized, & happy individuals to JOIN OUR PACK! This role will be cross-trained as a Canine Coach. Applicants must love dogs – and, upon successful completion of training, you can even bring YOUR dog to work with you! What a bonus! Successful team members will earn a pay increase upon completion of training after the first 90 days.

Starting pay $11-$12. Successful team members will earn a pay increase upon completion of training after the first 90 days.

What we offer: Let’s look at what Dogtopia does for you!

  • It’s always bring your dog to work day!
  • Education in basic dog obedience and training
  • Fun, dynamic team culture
  • Career progression based on performance
  • Be a part of a growing business
  • Additional certification program training
  • Competitive compensation with flexibility in scheduling
  • Learn key skills related to customer service, teamwork, or even sales!

Core Competences

  • Fully understands the Dogtopia daycare and boarding model
  • Appetite for continuing education
  • Ability to learn dog behavior
  • Consistent and timely attendance
  • Following guidelines & developed processes, especially those related to safety


  • Must be 16 years old, minimum
  • Must love dogs
  • Must understand that dogs in our care depend on you showing up to work on time; attendance & reliability is a MUST!
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to spend up to 100% of work time standing
  • The ability to lift heavy pets and equipment
  • Ability to “own” a room of dogs
  • Ability & enthusiastic willingness to help out in other areas of the business, as needed
  • Ability to react to situations that may pose a hazard to the health and safety of dogs entrusted by pet parents to Dogtopia
  • Ability to work flexible days and hours, including holidays and weekends (STRONG PREFERENCE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WITH WEEKEND AVAILABILITY)
  • Ability to work cohesively with others in a fun, fast paced environment

Personal Characteristics

  • Detail oriented
  • Quick thinker
  • Strong observation skills
  • Fun-loving
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic by nature
  • Emotionally intelligent
  • Strong multi-tasker
  • Excellent communicator

The Rules by which we, as DOGTOPIANS, live by:

  • We LOVE life unconditionally like a dog.
  • We STAY loyal to our pack.
  • We CHASE the absolute highest standards of safety.
  • We PLAY to our fullest potential.
  • We TREAT every day like It’s the Most Exciting Day Ever!


  • Leading dogs from pet parent drop-off in lobby to back of house area, and bringing dogs from back of house to pet parent at pick-up
  • Support playroom staff with day to day tasks
  • Perform temperament tests with dogs new to Dogtopia
  • Effectively, honestly, & professionally communicate results of dog’s visit at Dogtopia to pet parents
  • Maintain control of large groups of dogs
  • Exercise door control in all rooms
  • Have Fun on Camera! (all playrooms are equipped with cameras for pet parents to stay engaged)
  • Care for all furry friends as if they were a part of your family
  • Engage, Play and Enjoy the furry friends!
  • Recommend & monitor action plans for dogs
  • Complete all assigned learning paths
  • Perform grooming duties (baths, nail trims, ear & teeth brushing, brush-outs, etc.)
  • Perform meal prep with little or no guidance
  • Organize daycare and boarding belongings properly with correct labels
  • Maintain equipment
  • Maintain regular cleaning schedule (mopping, sweeping, trash, water refill, etc.)
  • Perform laundry duties
  • Ensure that dogs entrusted by pet parents to Dogtopia are secure from hazards to their health and safety
  • Work as a Canine Coach in playrooms during breaks or as needed to cover shifts
  • Assist with any other duties needed, as directed by the GM

The Rover is responsible for working to set the highest standards and satisfaction of safety & cleanliness, while ensuring each dog has the most exciting day ever!

Job Type: Part-time