York Dog Home Boarder

Petpals York, Yorkshire 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 - York Dog Home Boarder (Self Employed)

Job Summary

Petpals York require host families for their dog home boarding service. We are looking for trustworthy, reliable pet lovers to provide a loving home environment as an alternative to boarding kennels, taking dogs into their homes as part of the family while their owners are away. 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)


  • First Aid for Pets Certificate (Highly Desirable)
  • Relevant qualification in pet care (Desirable)

Skills (All Essential)

  • Willing and able to walk dogs in all weathers (Essential)

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 fully socialised and neutered (Essential).
  • Must have a secure garden (Essential) No cats (Essential)

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Please Note
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.