Should I Become A Dog Walker (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Dog Walkers

Dog Walkers The primary responsibility of a dog walker is to walk dogs. They will have different clients who have varying needs. Some clients may work full time and need a dog walker five days a week, and others might need a dog walker temporarily while they are out of town. Dog walkers need to have excellent time-management skills to schedule their clients throughout the day and arrive on time.

No degree required
Interest Match

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Are you comfortable walking dogs?
Are you interested in taking care of dogs?
Are you willing to make sure that dogs have water and other things they need?
Do you have intuition that helps you understand what dogs need?
Do you have the sense of responsibility to ensure that you show up on time to walk dogs?
Do you have compassion for dogs and want to meet their needs?
Can you manage your schedule to keep your dog walking appointments?
Are you willing to do extra work if the dog you are walking needs it?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Builder

People with this personality type likes practical and hands-on work. They prefer working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. You can read more about these career personality types here.

Dog walkers are smart, and they are able to think quickly. They have intuition and understand dogs when they are acting strangely. They are also compassionate and kind, and they love animals. They care about making sure that dogs have everything they need, and they are very thorough and willing to do more than they need to do. They are also strong and fit.

Pros and Cons


You get to work with dogs

If you enjoy working with dogs, this is a great career. You spend your days walking different dogs and helping to care for them. This is very rewarding for people who love dogs.

You can make your own schedule

When you work as a dog walker, you can organize your time in the way that is best for your life.

You gain experience working with dogs

When you work as a dog walker, you can gain valuable experience working with dogs.

You get to work outdoors

It is good for you to get exercise and be outdoors, and this job ensures that you will. Getting regular exercise will keep you healthier.


You may end up doing more work than you expect

You might find that you arrive at a client’s home and find a mess. Whether it is part of your agreement or not, you will need to clean the mess up. This can take extra time that you didn’t plan on.

You might deal with an escape artist

At some point, you are likely to run into a dog that is an escape artist. This can be terrifying, and you need to stay calm and do what you can to catch and find the dog.

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