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You could earn over £30,000 a year to look after these dogs!

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Dog sitters are set to start fighting it out for the dream job of taking care of two pooches while earning £30,000 a year and living in a beautiful townhouse for free!

By Ashley Murphy , 26 Nov 2019

A high-flying couple from London is looking for one lucky pup lover to keep a watchful eye on their beloved pooches as they jet-set around the globe.

A dream job for dog lovers

The job, which was recently advertised by Silver Swan Recruitment, will pay over £30,000 a year and offers free accommodation in a luxurious townhouse located in Kensington, one of London's most exclusive districts where the average house price is just under £2million!

It's a Monday to Friday role with occasional weekend work, and the lucky applicant will be responsible for taking care of two Golden Retrievers named Milo and Oscar.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The job spec includes morning and evening walkies, managing any appointments, and liaising with the weekend dog walker.

To be in with a shot, applicants require a passion for pooches and previous experience handling pets. The unnamed couple is also looking for someone who is 'fit and active' and 'hard-working and trustworthy'.

But there is a slight catch. The role does require some housekeeping and maintenance duties, including welcoming guests, taking calls, laundry,  and cooking light evening meals.

Then again, that seems like a small sacrifice to make for getting paid to hang out with pooches!

Dog sitting is a massive industry in the UK. Increased working hours and more dual-income households mean many people are always looking for an extra pair of paws to help take care of their pets.

Lending a helping paw

Services include dog walking, feeding, or just spending a few hours with a pooch to stop them feeling lonely. Dog sitters in London earn around £21,000 a year, which means there will be a real scramble for this latest role.

Visit Silver Swan Recruitment for more info on how to apply.