Become a Sitter 

on Our Team

Have a job which makes you proud to be committed in making a difference in pets' lives.  Along with the pet care responsibilities, enjoy time with getting outdoors walking dogs, playing fetch, or inside playing and cuddles with kitties, etc. I have clients ready for you NOW, ready to have you care for their pets.  I have a very successful business with 25 years experience.

Melissa Kauffman

Owner, A Pet's Best Friend


Please read the following job requirements:

Reliability, Dependability and Flexibility

This is a job that requires pet sitters to have all of these qualities, the same as if it were an office job.

Last minute personal issues that come up MUST come second as this job must be your first priority due to the fact that animals' well-being depends on you! 



  • Applicants MUST live in Broomfield, Westminster, Thornton, or Northglenn area.

  • It is imperative for our sitters to live within or very near this service area.

  • Our service area is listed on the Services page under the lockbox information.

  • Applicants must provide proof of residency in the service area at interview.

  • Cell phone with internet access, GPS, texting, and access to email

  • Reliable vehicle (that maneuvers well in the snow as well) and a back up plan in case of vehicle difficulties.

  • No driving restrictions on license.    

  • Dog walking belt to connect leashes to for dog walks

  • Must agree to complete a criminal background check

  • Pet CPR certification or willingness to become certified upon hiring

  • Complete a free bunny care class upon hiring.

  • Work as a team and willingness to pitch in to pet sit part time on holidays if needed (with extra pay).

  • Availability during the times that are applicable to the position for which applying.  Pet sitters do not work in an office or have set hours. They often have clusters of pet sits during these times. 


Job positions and shifts to apply for:


Monday through Friday pet sitting visits or dog walks scheduled various times. Must be available Monday through Friday, not just some of the days. The schedule varies each day-between 4 to 10 half hour pet sits throughout the day

  • mornings between 7am-10am 

  • middays between 11am-3pm 

  • evening between 4-7pm


Saturday AND Sunday pet sitting visits or dog walks scheduled throughout the day. The number of half hour pet sits varies from day to day. Total number of visits assigned to you is to be discussed at interview. You would have breaks between these time periods, not working straight through. 

  • mornings between 7am-10am 

  • middays between 11am-3pm 

  • evening between 4-7pm


Overnight Pet Sits 6pm-6am:

  • Each time a client needs overnight stays, the dates are offered to you.

  • You have the option to accept or decline each job offered to you.

  • Overnight stays are from about 6pm to 6am the next morning without leaving the client's home.

  • Visits are unaccompanied, no alcohol or smoking permitted.

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