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Dog Walkers

Do you love dogs and exercise outdoors? How about getting paid to do what you love? If so, then please consider joining our team!

Kanata Dog Walking is a small family business that started operating in 2014. We are currently looking for an Independent Contractor who is able to work up to 4 hours per day yet has the flexibility to work less. The ideal candidate will be available weekdays (Monday to Friday) between 9:00AM and 4:00PM.


  • meet and communicate with clients

  • visit dogs of varying ages, breeds, and temperaments at their homes

  • maintain control and ensure safety of dogs on walks

  • pick up dog waste and ensure proper disposal

  • clean up accidents and reinforce owner’s training techniques

  • be aware of health status of each client and identify any health concerns that should be addressed

  • post pictures of our canine clients on KDW’s Facebook page (Facebook account not required)

Must haves:

  • experience and confidence with dogs of varying sizes and temperaments

  • availability during business hours

  • willingness to work variable hours

  • valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and access to a vehicle

  • two great professional references and one personal reference

  • valid criminal record check (or willing to obtain one)

  • access to and proficiency with a smartphone

  • home address in or near Kanata

  • Pet First Aid certification or willing to obtain it

If you meet the requirements above, we’d love to chat!

Please submit the following via email to

1) Resume

2) Brief cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for the job (and why this job is attractive to you!)

3) Your estimated availability

Thank you for your interest. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.

“Being a dog walker here was my gateway into the community. I had the opportunity to meet some great people and spend time with their incredible fur families. Being able to enjoy the outdoors and take care of dogs everyday was the best medicine and one of the best jobs I ever had!” - Bekah Church


Job Type: Contract

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