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We're Hiring

Join the Oh, Fur Pet's Sake Team

Our business is growing, and we are looking for uniquely qualified people to help us care for pets in the Big Lake area and Otsego. If you're a bit Type A and love pets and all that comes with them, we'd love to hear from you. Please review the job details and complete the application if you're up for the challenge. 

Pet Sitter Job Details


Oh, Fur Pet's Sake seeks an extraordinarily reliable and highly detail-oriented individual to join our team. Our ideal candidate is comfortable interacting with pets and clients daily in the pet's home, has previous experience with dogs, cats, and various other animals, knows pet first aid and CPR, and has excellent communication skills.


Oh, Fur Pet Sake Pet Sitter Core Responsibilities:

  • Take care of pets and their needs

  • Understand pet behavior

  • Communicate and compassionately interact with pet parents

  • Maintain a clean environment for the pet(s), including cleaning all messes and leaving homes cleaner than you found them.


Pet sitting is a demanding, challenging role.

  • Employment with Oh, Fur Pet's Sake is a serious commitment, not a side hustle.

  • This is NOT a temporary or seasonal position. We are only seeking candidates who are available year-round and interested in a long-term growth opportunity.


Oh, Fur Pet Sake Pet Sitters MUST:

  • Have a very flexible schedule with limited reoccurring commitments, as pet care visits vary continuously

  • Be dedicated to completing every pet care visit with precision

  • Be someone who consistently arrives 10 minutes early

  • Be dependable no matter what hurdles appear. Unplanned absences or last-minute changes in schedules will not be tolerated. The pets in your care depend on you.

  • Be at least 21, with individuals over 35 encouraged to apply. 

  • Live in or within a 5-mile radius of Big Lake, Elk River, and Zimmerman, or in Otsego/Albertville.

  • Be able to work and commute in all types of weather. This active job requires energy reserves on windy, rainy, snowy, subzero, and hot days.

  • Have access to a reliable vehicle not shared with anyone and hold a valid driver's license.

  • Own a smartphone running the latest operating system.

  • Be able to walk dogs of all sizes in all types of weather.

  • Love people and animals because this is as much a customer service as a pet care position.

  • Must communicate effectively by promptly returning emails, phone calls, and text messages

  • Have basic grammar, writing, and photo skills to complete visit reports.

  • Be highly organized and extremely detailed oriented.

  • Pass a detailed background check.


This is a staff position. Pay is $15-$20 per hour. 

Let Us Know You're Interested in Pet Sitting

To apply for our pet sitter position, please complete the fields below. 

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