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Do you love to run and have a passion for pets? Then you may have what it takes to be a Dog Runner for Dash Dog Running. We are currently looking for individuals to join our team as independent contractors. Even if we don’t have a position available right now, we would like to have runners lined up in different areas around Western New York to serve future clients.

Being a Dash Dog Runner is a part-time position, but it’s a fun way to get exercise, meet awesome clients and pooches, and earn some supplemental income. If you’re interested in becoming a Dog Runner, please review the below requirements, then click the button to go to a short application form.

Dog Runner Requirements:

Must live in the Buffalo, NY or Western New York area
• Must enjoy and have experience handling dogs of all sizes; dog running experience a plus but not required
• Must be able to comfortably run 2-4 miles at a pace under 10:00 minutes/mile (not counting doggie bathroom breaks!)
• Must have no criminal record and be willing to submit to a background check
• Must be available for a minimum of three appointments per week, either in the mornings or evenings
• Must be confident running in all types of weather (we typically run rain, snow, or shine, except for inclement weather that would be unsafe for you or the dog)
• Must have access to a car to travel to clients
• Must be reliable, punctual, and have good communication skills (both with humans and canines)

Dog Runner Application Form