Chelmsford Dog Home Boarder

Petpals Chelmsford are looking for host families who loves the company of dogs. If you are willing to provide a safe and caring environment for our clients' dogs while they are away then we would love to hear from you.

Petpals - Chelmsford Dog Home Boarder (Self Employed)

Job Summary

Petpals Chelmsford are looking for host families for their dog home boarding service. Applicants must live in or close to Chelmsford, Maldon or Danbury. Hosts care for dogs in their own home, as if they were their own. You must have a secure garden and you must not have other work or commitments that would take you away from the house for more than 3 hours at a time.

The successful candidate will meet the following essential criteria and preference will be given to those who also meet the criteria listed as desirable.


  • Demand for the service is greater during the school holidays although we do get reasonably busy at other times too.


  • Owns, owned or looked after dogs (Essential)
  • Understanding basic pet care requirements (Essential)


  • Any previous pet care of first aid experience (Desirable)

Skills (All Essential)

  • Willing and able to walk dogs in all weathers (Essential)
  • Able to walk dogs of all sizes and breeds (Desirable)

Skills (All Essential)

  • Flexible and friendly
  • Honest and reliable

Other Requirements

  • No children under the age of 5 (Essential)
  • Any dog of your own must be socialised and neutered (Essential).
  • No cats (Essential).
  • Own home, or permission from your landlord to board dogs, with a garden (Essential).

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We carry out criminal records checks on everyone who works for Petpals, and has unsupervised access to customers' homes. If you are not willing to undergo a basic disclosure check, please do not apply. View our data privacy notice here.