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How do I become a pet sitter or dog walker on Rover?

Note: We’re currently testing a new signup experience for a small group of providers. If the directions don’t match what you’re seeing while signing up, then visit this article instead. 

Welcome, fellow dog lover! We’re so glad you want to join our pack. You can start your Rover sitter/walker profile on a computer, mobile browser or from the Rover appJust follow the steps outlined below.

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Next steps

iPhone (iOS)

  1. Tap More at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Tap Become a Rover sitter or walker.
  3. Tap Get Started to fill out your profile.

Android

  1. Tap the hamburger bar menu in the upper left corner of the screen.
  2. Tap Become a Rover sitter or walker.
  3. Tap Get Started to fill out your profile.

 Computer

1. Select the Become a Sitter link at the top of the page, then select Get Started.

2. If you have an existing Rover account, sign in. If not, create a new account.

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3. Build your profile. For tips on how to make your profile stand out, go here.

4. Once your profile is complete, it'll be sent to our Sitter Team for review. Once a profile gets approved by our team, you'll receive a background check that will be processed by Checkr.

Note: Background checks are nonrefundable.

Next steps

  • Keep an eye on your email—our profile experts may ask you to modify a few things to make your profile the best it can be.

  • You'll typically hear from us within five business days and we’ll notify you via email if your profile is approved.

  • Once your profile is approved and you pass a background check, your sitter services will be live and viewable in the Rover marketplace. Keep in mind that background checks won't run until your profile is approved by our Sitter Team. Click here to learn more about the profile review process.

  • Check out our Sitter Resources Center for advice and tips that'll help you succeed on Rover and our Getting Started section for handy account how-tos.

 

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