These People Want To Pay You £1,280-A-Month To Look After Dogs

Ben PulsfordBen Pulsford in News, Weird
Published 21.10.19

Dog sitting site HouseMyDog will pay dog lovers over £1,280 a month to help mind and walk dogs

Best get that resignation letter ready.

This is just the kind of thing you want to read on a dreary Monday, isn’t it? Some story about a company advertising a DREAM job that will hound you with adorable Instagram-worthy pups daily and pay you to love your life each month…

Seriously, every Monday would feel like the Friday of a Christmas party, wouldn’t it?


Get paid to play with pups

The job is being advertised by HouseMyDog, an award-winning Dublin-based dog sitting service that describes themselves as so:

“Started in Dublin by brothers and dog lovers James and Timothy McElroy, HouseMyDog is now Europe’s largest on-demand dog sitting service to instantly find and book a reliable, experienced and trustworthy dog sitters to care for your pet when you’re away.”

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Here’s the job spec. It reads:

Earn up to €1500+ (roughly £1,280, but who knows; Brexit might change that before we’ve even published this) per month Minding or Walking dogs on

Job Summary: HouseMyDog the leading platform connecting dog owners with trusted dog sitters and walkers is currently seeking qualified dog lovers to join the platform to mind and walk dogs!

Are you an animal lover with dog care experience looking to care for dogs full/part-time or just on the weekend? Then HouseMyDog is the perfect job for you!


Do You? Like hanging out with dogs? Prefer to make your own schedule? Like being greeted with cuddles everyday?

Have You Ever? Been a dog sitter or Owned a dog before?

Requirements: Must be over 18 years old Must love dogs!

Just think, no more signing office birthday cards and engaging in awkward kitchen chat. Just never-ending puppy play and cuddles everyday!


Meet your c0-workers

N0w you’ve read the job spec, meet your co-workers.

The following are all dogs that have been looked after by HouseMyDog dog sitters.


I could go on, but my boss is giving me the eye, wondering why it’s taking me so f*cking long to get this article up. He thinks I’m just wasting time looking at endless puppy pics.

And he’s totally right. Here’s another one.

Well, if he fires me I know where I’m going next.

So my position on this is absolutely clear, I would happily pay HouseMyDog £1,280 a month to let me do this job every day. I don’t need money if I’ve got dogs (totally, the name of my autobiography one day).

Become a dog sitter!

And make it rain to boot.

If you’re interested in making your life 100 percent better by getting paid a decent wage to hang with pups everyday, then you best visit

You’re so welcome and happy Monday. 

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