Work with Dogs - Hiring for Dogtown Associates


*~ MUST love dogs. ~*~

Pay: $12/hour during 90-day probationary period. 

Raise to $13.50/hour after 90-day period for qualifying employees who work 21 or more hours weekly. 

Hours: Part-time. 2 alternating shifts, mornings 7:30 am, 8:30 am (on weekends) -- 2:00 pm or afternoons 1:00 pm -- 7:30 pm. 18-35 flexible hours a week available.

Location: Alternating Coconut Grove & Brickell locations. 


  • You have a minimum of 3 years general work experience.
  • Fluent in English with strong grammar and writing skills.
  • Can provide a reason you'd like to work with us.


  • We need someone  who is available to work at least 3 days a week during the hours specified above and over the holidays. This position is open to U.S. Citizens, Residents or those with work visas who are over 18 years of age.
  • This position alternates roles weekly, shifting from hands-on work with the pups to client services.

Caretaker Responsibilities:

  • Walking our furr-guests outside for relief walks (~5-8 minutes) in groups of 2 or 3 in the morning and afternoon (for morning shifts) in the evening (for afternoon shifts).
  • Following personalized feeding instructions and feeding our furr-guests in the morning (morning shift) and evening (afternoon shift).
  • Cleaning any poo & pee messes as they occur in the playarea and shop.
  • Cleaning rooms once furr-guests vacate. Setting up rooms for incoming furr-guests.
  • Organizing and light cleaning of storage areas, shop, etc.
  • Keeping detailed notes on our furr-guests feedings and potty breaks.
  • Supervising and maintaining a safe and controlled playarea for the dogs.

Front Desk Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the kennel staff.
  • Managing groomers schedules.
  • Answering calls and emails.
  • Receiving new clients.
  • Using our software to enter/maintain client information, make new appointments, cancel appointments.
  • Charging clients for retail, grooming, hotel & daycare services.
  • Have a clear understanding of our services and be able to explain our philosophy and services clearly to clients.

Bather Responsibilities:

  • Alternating Wednesdays and Sundays in both our locations.
  • Throughly, lovingly and gently cleaning pups of all sizes and breeds. 
  • Fully blow-drying pups.
  • Gently trimming nails.
  • Effectively communicating with our clients in a through and positive way. 
  • Hourly wages + tips paid on bathing days. 

Education/Experience Requirements:Minimum 3 years general work experience.Previous customer service/administrative, minimum 1 year. AND/OR 2 year degree or higher.Previous professional/vounteer experience with dogs a plus.

Miami, FL