BOW-WOWS & MEOWS - Professional Pet Care Services

Pet Sitter and Dog Walker Vacancies.

Please read this information before completing this Application Form.

These vacancies are Part Time Self Employed positions where you could be working anywhere from 2 - 30 hours per week depending on the needs of the business. All information provided on this Application Form is confidential and will not be shared with any other parties.

Please take time to complete the application in full. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

INDEPENDENT PET CARE PROVIDER APPLICATION FORM

GENERAL INFORMATION

Date of Application:
First Name:
Surname:
Date of Birth
Address:
City/Town:
County:
Postcode:
Phone Number:
Email Address:
Position Applied For:
Dog Walking *
Pet Boarding
Pet Sitting *
Dog Walking * : By applying for this role you are indicating that you are available to work at least two hours between the hours of 9am & 5pm Monday to Friday.

Pet Boarding: By applying for the role of Pet Boarder you are indicating that you have a home with a secure garden and are able to walk dogs twice daily. As a Pet Boarding host, you cannot leave your hosted pets alone for more than two hours per day.

Pet Sitting: By applying for the role of Pet Sitter you are indicating that you are available for work seven days a week, including public and bank holidays.

Are you eligible to work in Ireland?
Yes
No
Are you at least 21 years of age?
Yes
No
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
Yes
No
If you answered Yes to the above question, please provide further information.
Do you hold a valid driver’s licence?
Yes
No
Is your vehicle insured and road taxed?
Yes
No
What vehicle do you have?
Please list all the areas you are prepared to travel to for work:
Would you be comfortable & capable of walking more than one dog at a time?
Yes
No
Would you be comfortable and capable of handling large/strong breeds of dogs?
Yes
No
Please indicate which types of medication you would be comfortable administering to pets:
Pills/Tablets
Creams/Ointments
Oral Medications
Injections
Please list any types of pets you would prefer not to provide care for (and why):
Please explain what you would do if you were walking a client’s dog and another pet owner was walking towards you with their dog?
Please explain what you would do if the pets you were looking after escaped from the home or garden and ran away?
Please explain what you would do if a dog injured its paw whilst out walking with you?
Please explain what you would do if a dog fouled on the footpath whilst out walking with you?
Please explain what you would do if you could not locate a client’s cat during a visit?
Please explain what you would do when visiting a client’s property to find that their pet was sick?
Please explain what you would do if you could not gain access to a client’s property or you could not lock the client’s door after completing your task?
Please explain what you would do if you arrived at a client’s property to find the burglar alarm going off?
Please explain what you would do if you entered a client's home to find that their pet had run out of food?
Please explain what you would do if you entered a client’s home to find that their pet had gone to toilet on the floor?

REFERENCES
Please provide details of three people we can contact to obtain references from. The references must not be family members or friends but preferably previous employers etc.
Reference One
Name:
Profession:
Telephone Number:
Email Address:
In what capacity does this person know you?
Reference Two
Name:
Profession:
Telephone Number:
Email Address:
In what capacity does this person know you?
Reference Three
Name:
Profession
Telephone Number:
In what capacity does this person know you?
Please supply any other information you would like to provide in support of your application:
Please provide us with some more information about yourself and how being a Pet Carer would fit into your life:
Please describe your personal and professional experience of dealing with pets:
Please explain what pets you have previously owned and what pets you currently own:
Please describe any customer service experience you have:
Would you be comfortable and capable meeting prospective clients, discussing their specific pet care requirements and representing Bow-wows & Meows in a professional manner?
Please describe what skills you possess that would make you a good Pet Carer:
If your application is successful you may be asked to complete a PSNI/Garda Vetting/Clearance Check.
Do you agree to completing a PSNI/Garda Clearance Check
Yes
No
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