Should I Become A Pet Sitter (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Pet Sitters

Pet Sitters Pet Sitters typically provide care for pets while owners are away. They often stay in the owner’s home, which allows the pet to remain in familiar territory.

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 interested in learning how to provide daily care for pets?
Would you be comfortable taking pets for walks or trips to appointments?
Do you think that you may enjoy brushing fur and teeth?
Are you a trustworthy individual who can respect other people’s property?
Do you have the reliability needed to care for other people’s pets?
Do you have the interpersonal skills needed to resolve customer complaints?
Are you comfortable cleaning up after pets and dealing with messes?
Do you love animals and want to spend more time around them?

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.

Pet Sitters are typically trustworthy individuals, as they stay at other people’s homes and need to respect their property and privacy. Pet Sitters also need to be reliable, as pet owners count on them to continue caring for their pets while they are away. Interpersonal skills are also essential, due to the need to provide exceptional customer service and occasionally resolve complaints.

Pros and Cons


You Spend Your Day Around Animals

Animal lovers should love this job, as they spend their time around pets instead of people.

Pet Sitting is a Flexible Job

Pet Sitting can provide part-time or full-time employment, along with flexible work schedules.

You Do Not Need Extensive Education

Pet Sitters do not need a college degree, allowing them to start working right after high school.

Pet Sitters Have Free Time

While Pet Sitters need to provide daily care, they do not work around the clock and often have free time for studying, reading, or watching TV.


Dealing with an Emergency Is Difficult

Pet Sitters cannot typically leave the pets unattended, requiring them to find an alternate sitter when dealing with an emergency.

You Spend the Night at Strangers’ Homes

Staying overnight in a client’s home can be a little uncomfortable for some individuals.

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