How do I become a Wiggley Walker?

Online Application

Begin your application by clicking the application button below.  It should take a few minutes.  We will review your application and reach out to you via email with the next steps!


Our team members will reach out to you for an online interview.  During this process you will be asked pet-related questions and explain your pet experience background.  We will then review and setup an in person interview to get to know you better.

Pet Care Training

After completing your online application and interviews, we will begin the on-boarding training process.  This will get you up to speed and comfortable with how we work, as well as some basics with pet 101 and first aid basics.

Selecting the best applications!

Here at Wiggley Walkers we value three attributes: attitude, competency and mindset. First and foremost everyone on our team is passionate about animals. We are looking for applicants who are able to work independently, follow directions and detail oriented.


This is a great job for anyone looking to fill some time during the day actors, musicians, students, a stay at home mom/dad with kids in school, a waitress or bartender, or anyone else who would just LOVE to spend their time with dogs all day.

  • Must be available Monday through Friday, 10am to 3pm

  • Can commit to a minimum of 6 months, preferably a year or more

  • Possess a clean driving record

  • Avid city bikers acclimated to Chicago weather welcome! 

  • Excellent communicator

  • Great team player and self-directed

  • Can work outside in all Chicago climates

  • Does not need excessive time off

  • Can pass a background check

  • Comfortable in front of clients and potential clients - customer service oriented

  • Smart phone user-oriented

  • Most importantly - responsible