I Quit Pet Sitting and Dog Walking on Rover and Wag – Here is What You Need To Know

I Quit Pet Sitting and Dog Walking on Rover and Wag – Here is What You Need To Know

In this video, I share why I quit Rover and Wag for my dog walking business after 1 year on Wag and 5 years on Rover.

If you would like to check out my blog, you can find it at www.mrycenterprises.com for more tips about growing your small business, saving money, and living life on your own terms.

I also have a blog about pet care that can be found at www.mrycpetcare.com

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16 Comments

  1. Leashr | A dogs' business on June 14, 2022 at 2:55 am

    Very insightful video! We’re thinking about making such a platform and are indeed seeing what you mention.

  2. Andrea Andrews on June 14, 2022 at 2:57 am

    I started pet sitting first and then I started dog walking. I started walking a family friends dog and I’m pet sitting her too. She is a good dog. I hope to get more clients. I put flyers in vets and grooming places. I’m hoping to pet sit and dog walking full time.

  3. the enas experience on June 14, 2022 at 3:02 am

    I appreciate this vid! I’m currently employed by a dog-walking company in my city. They do all the work of scheduling, meeting clients, advertising, etc–they just tell me when and where to show up to walk the dogs and I get a flat hourly rate pay. It’s almost always the same schedule/same dogs too, which is nice. For now I like this arrangement, but I sometimes think about doing Rover because I can probably make more money hourly.

  4. Bobb on June 14, 2022 at 3:04 am

    thanks a lot for the video!

  5. A Frugal Life The Channel on June 14, 2022 at 3:08 am

    I love Rover. The 25% is worth the marketing they provide.

  6. MissPurplePotato on June 14, 2022 at 3:09 am

    I’d be interested to know what insurance you got on your own.

  7. Patrick Cheong on June 14, 2022 at 3:12 am

    Hello, I was wondering if you started your own business what kind of pet insurance/ liability? For your own business?

  8. Eeshu on June 14, 2022 at 3:16 am

    Why you quit pet sitting?

  9. DanDiffy on June 14, 2022 at 3:16 am

    Wonderful content!

  10. Del Mar Dog Life on June 14, 2022 at 3:17 am

    Ooof. Honest and accurate. Thanks for posting.

  11. Misty Moore on June 14, 2022 at 3:30 am

    This was so helpful! Thank you so much!

  12. Jen G. Pywell on June 14, 2022 at 3:35 am

    I’m at this point. I didn’t bother with WAG because it ended up being $12 per walk and if a client hired you outside of WAG they charged you $500+ so read the fine print. In the beginning I built my business through Rover but have my own insurance and now that I pay $50 per
    month to google for local ads I get so much more business. I do have to have my own website. Wow I didn’t realize the reputation of Rover was bad! I will be seriously considering this for the new year.

  13. J. M on June 14, 2022 at 3:43 am

    I really appreciate this video! Thank you for the sincere experience. I wish success to everyone who is starting something new or who “works” with what makes their heart beat faster for love.

  14. Jason Stults on June 14, 2022 at 3:44 am

    Absolutely awesome review. Thank you for making video

  15. Seven Costanza on June 14, 2022 at 3:48 am

    The customer contact section at 6:00, since you have to see the customer in person to transfer the dog, that right there means the customer can choose to contact you personally any time.

  16. CMO Legacies©️ on June 14, 2022 at 3:53 am

    I currently live in Dallas and the app has been more difficult to use than before. It doesn’t give you exact distance have to put it or eyeball it and then you have to accept the walk BeFoRE knowing expectations etc. it’s so hard to even get a hold of wag customer support

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