How To Make $20+ Hour Walking Dogs

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While I was growing this blog, I also worked as a Rover dog walker and pet sitter. I made extra money to help pay off business expenses and living expenses as well.

It was such a fun job, which is why I always recommend it to others looking to make extra money.

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What is Rover? 

Rover allows you to use an app where you can book dog sittings for your furry friend as well as become a sitter yourself for dogs.

Sitters go through an in-depth interview and background check, so you can rest assured that your dog is in great hands.

How Rover works

  1. Search for a loving dog sitter near your home or hotel you are staying in.
  2. Book a meet and greet with the dog sitter to get acquainted and familiar with the sitter.
  3. Relax and be at peace knowing that your dog is very happy while you are busy!

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Services offered

  • Dog Boarding
  • House Sitting
  • Drop-In-Visits
  • Doggy Day Care
  • Dog Walking


  1. More 1-1 care rather than putting your furry one in an actual doggy daycare.
  2. Save $$$
  3. Option to read from others references and reviews for the sitter you are interested in.
  4. Receive photos and updates from the dog sitter throughout the sitting experience.
  5. Sitters will have background experience with animals, some are in the process of becoming veterinarians, and others have a strong love for animals.
  6. 24/7 Emergency Customer Support
  7. Premium insurance for every Rover booking.
  8. If a sitter is unable to watch your dog, Rover will make sure you get another sitter. Guaranteed.

How do I become a sitter?

  1. Fill out an online application and complete a free background check.
  2. Find out if you qualify within a week.
  3. Get ready to make your schedule and have the opportunity to make over $1,000 per month!

*** All Rover bookings are backed with premium insurance and specific details on the premium insurance are listed on the Rover website.*** 

Click here to check out Rover for yourself. You get $20 in your account by using my link!

Updated: I have used Rover for dog walking on five different occasions and have had positive experiences with all pet owners!

If you are eager to get your pet out on walks or in need of doggy daycare, click the link above and you will receive a $20 Rover credit to pay for one of the many services provided for your furry friends!

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This Post Has 7 Comments

  1. Jamie

    Rover seems a good, exciting app to earn some money. I’ll look into this more. Thanks Alexis.

    1. Alexis

      I love using Rover to make money and to get care for my dog, too!

  2. Omar Saady

    Making extra money playing around with my favorite hobby seems to be something that`s very interested with me. thanks for guiding us to Rover also.
    All my best,

    1. Alexis

      Thanks Omar!

  3. ANicia

    I have a question when i apply it and it said that i have to pay the background check. I wonder if you have to pay the background check.

    1. Alexis

      I don’t think you have to do a background check, but most walkers want someone who has one because it’s safer.

      1. Anicia

        Thanks and i appreciated it! ????

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