Join Our Team

Have you always wanted to work with cat and/or dogs?

Are you looking for a part time job while you go back to school?

Are you a stay at home parent and want exercise during the day?

Do you wish you could change careers and work with animals daily?

We would love to talk about working with Close to Home Pet Services, LLC.

We are looking for:

  • Dog walking individuals (all levels of experience)
  • Dog walking/cat sitting teams
  • Weekend/evening cat sitters

Who We Want on Our Team

  • Positive attitude
  • High level of integrity
  • Respect for animals and yourself
  • Self motivated and driven
  • Communicate clearly
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Please be over 18 years old/ able to work in U.S.
  • Must have a smart phone with text availability and Internet access
  • Probation period required

Why Us? Why Not Go Solo?

  • Being a part of a team allows for support
  • Substitutions for sick or vacations
  • On-call help and assistance
  • Invoicing clients, collecting payments, and scheduling software
  • We combine our years of experience to help each other do the work we love in an efficient and healthy way.

Dog walking and pet sitting can be challenging when working alone. Typically it  is a 7 days a week, all holidays, weekends, and long hours. Finding time to take days off is challenging. This can create an unbalanced life of mostly work. Close to Home makes it fun and enjoyable for everyone, especially the little furry friends.

How Do I Sign Up?

Complete the Employment Application form by clicking the link below:

What’s Next

Congratulate yourself for being courageous and taking a chance.

Live your dream. Design your life. How great can you take it? How great can you make it?

About us

Close to Home was founded by Drew Bensen in 2008. Drew has the true entrepreneurial spirit. From the beginning his dream was to help other people take the step to follow their dreams and to change their life as he did. In order to create the business during a recession he needed to work long and hard. After about four years of working every day and on the verge of burning out, Drew remembered his vision of helping others.

He wanted to use Close to Home as a vehicle to help people change their life. To help good people have the courage to leave the jobs and life that they are not happy with, to follow their dreams. He did not know how to achieve this. So, he started by hiring amazing, kind, honest people and helping to empower them.  The flow of good and kind people started flocking in.

What Drew and the team soon discovered was that they were creating something phenomenal. They were creating a culture. The people that come to work with Close To Home enjoy what they do and are highly skilled amazing people . If they decide to move on in their career they are given a congratulations and full support by everyone including Drew.  The culture that was created at Close to Home is that of support, empowerment, encouragement, and trust.  We hope this encourages you to seek or create the same in your life.

Close to Home is changing the cat sitting and dog walking industry all together.

What a beautiful way to work and live. Would you care to join us?


I just wanted to again thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to work with you and your amazing team. Close to Home is an incredible company, and I have always loved how kind and supportive you are to your employees and clients. The person who originally told me about you and CTH was right in knowing I’d love your company and management style. It has truly been an honor to be part of the CTH team.


I love working for Close to Home for some basic and wonderful reasons. Drew, the owner, is fantastic. Him and Stan give great support and feedback. There is a very clear vision and standards to uphold which I appreciate a lot. I’m thrilled to work for a company I believe in so much that treats all of their clients and employees in best way possible!


Working for Close to Home has been such a rewarding experience! You get to be active, outside, and best of all, bond with the animals and their owners! Drew and Stan are amazing to work with. It’s great to work in a place where you feel respected and cared for.