Reliable and personalised Pet Care & Pet Transport, in Lichfield & surrounding areas

First For Pets is hiring!

Host Family

Calling all passionate dog lovers! Are you a homeowner in the Lichfield, Walsall, Birmingham, Cannock, Tamworth, or surrounding areas?

Do you have a genuine affinity for our four-legged friends and a safe, enclosed garden? If you answered yes, then we have an incredible opportunity for you to join our exceptional team as a licensed 5-star rated Host Family!

At our company, we believe that our furry guests deserve the absolute best care and attention while their paw-parents are away.

That's why we are searching for dog-loving individuals who go above and beyond to exceed expectations.

As a Host Family, you'll open your heart and home to these lovely dogs, treating them as one of your own and giving them a fun-filled and loving holiday experience.

What's in it for you? We understand the importance of flexibility in today's fast-paced world, which is why this part-time sub-contract role offers you the freedom to choose your own working hours. Whether you're a retiree, or simply someone who wants to make a positive impact on these adorable companions, this role fits around your schedule. Plus, imagine the joy of waking up to wagging tails and endless cuddles right at your doorstep!

Not only will you have the pleasure of spending your days with these incredible dogs, but you'll also enjoy the financial rewards. With earnings ranging from approximately £140 - £280 per week (£560 - £1,120 per month), you'll be compensated for the love, care, and attention you provide.

Our clients take care of the dog's food, bedding, and toys, so you can focus solely on creating a safe and comfortable environment for them.

Join our team today and become part of a community that shares your passion for dogs. Experience the joy of working with animals, enjoy the flexibility of your schedule, and earn while doing what you love.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to make a difference in the lives of these lovable companions.

Ready to embark on this rewarding adventure? We would love to hear from you!

To apply for this role, you can either call 07973 827 821 or forward a covering letter and/or CV to

Be sure to tell us why you are the perfect host family for our beloved guest dogs!


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Pet House Sitters

Are you passionate about animals and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer care? Look no further!

First for Pets, a professional pet care company, is seeking outstanding overnight pet/house sitters to join our team. If you possess reliability, trustworthiness, physical fitness, and the ability to care for various domestic pets, we want to hear from you.

At First for Pets, we specialise in providing top-notch pet care services, and we are currently looking for overnight pet/house sitters who can stay in client homes in the areas of Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Burntwood, Walsall, Rugeley and surrounding areas. 

As an ideal candidate, you should be prepared to travel and cover bookings in any or all of these locations.

As an overnight pet/house sitter, you will be responsible for local bookings that can range from overnight stays to three-week assignments.

Our clients have diverse properties, including small homes and large country houses, providing a unique and exciting variety of environments.

You will have the flexibility to be away from the property for up to 6 hours per day (to go home, etc.), and you have the freedom to choose which housesits you want to accept.

Why work with us?

Flexible Working: We understand the importance of work-life balance. As a pet/house sitter with First For Pets, you’ll enjoy a part-time and flexible schedule. This role is on a sub-contract basis, and sits are available as and when required. While no hours are guaranteed, you have the opportunity to choose assignments that fit your availability.

Work with Animals: If you have a passion for animals, this is the perfect job for you. You’ll have the chance to work closely with dogs, cats, and other domestic pets, providing them with the care and attention they deserve.

Diverse Properties: Experience the joy of staying in a variety of properties, ranging from cosy homes to spacious country houses. Each assignment will bring new and exciting environments for you to explore.

Requirements for the overnight pet sitting position:

• Reliability and Trustworthiness: We value responsible individuals who can be relied upon to provide excellent service to our clients and their beloved pets.

• Valid Driving License and Your Own Car: Having your own transportation is essential for this role as you may need to travel between different client homes.

• Experience with Animals: We require several years of experience living or working with dogs, cats, and other animals. Your expertise will ensure the well-being and comfort of our clients’ pets.

• Cleanliness and Tidiness: Our clients’ homes are their sanctuaries, and we expect our pet/house sitters to maintain exceptional cleanliness and tidiness during their stays.

• Criminal Background Check: All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background (DBS) check to ensure the safety and security of our clients’ homes and pets.

Earnings for this position are circa £210 per week (£840 – £930 per month). Please note that sometimes, during off-peak holiday periods, there may be days or weeks without work in certain areas. However, during busy periods, you’ll have the opportunity to earn more.

To apply, please call 07973 827 821 or send your CV and/or a covering letter to Let us know why you’re the perfect person for this role! We appreciate your interest in joining our team and look forward to hearing from you.

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Pet Carer/Dog Walker

Do you have plenty of free time, a love for animals, and are perhaps retired or semi-retired?

At First For Pets, we’re offering an exciting opportunity just for you! We’re inviting individuals with a passion for animals to join our team as Pet Carers/Dog Walkers. Enjoy your days filled with the joyful company of pets while enhancing their lives with your care.

Why Choose First For Pets?

  • Flexible Schedule: Our part-time, freelance role can be tailored to your schedule, allowing you to manage between 5 to 30 bookings per week as per your availability.

  • Earning Potential: Pet Carers/Dog Walkers at First For Pets can earn between £150 to £1500 per month. While we can’t guarantee a fixed number of hours, this role is a wonderful way to supplement your income.

  • Community Engagement: This role connects you with the local community and fellow animal lovers, enabling you to form strong bonds with various pets and their owners.

  • We’ve Got You Covered: We will facilitate your DBS (police records check) certificate and provide insurance coverage, ensuring you can focus fully on delivering top-notch care to our furry clients.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Passionate About Animals: Experience in pet ownership or animal care is a must, and you need to have love for animals and the dedication to ensure their well-being.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Good with people, taking pride in your work, and delivering excellent customer service are key attributes we’re looking for.

  • Trustworthy and Dependable: With responsibilities such as home visits for pet feeding, we need individuals who are reliable, trustworthy, and handle their duties with respect.

  • Detail-Oriented: This role involves following individual pet care plans and potentially administering medication, hence attention to detail is of the essence.

  • Driving Skills: The role requires travelling to different locations; thus, owning a vehicle and being able to drive is essential.

Interested? We would love to hear from you!

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Interested? We would love to hear from you!

For more about us, visit our Facebook page – FirstForPetsUK or browse through our fantastic client reviews on our Google Profile Page.

Join First For Pets and be part of a team that positively impacts the lives of pets and their families every day!

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