6 Cool Ways To Make Money With Dogs


Do you love dogs? Maybe you own a dog or two or more. Maybe you just want to earn a bit of cash. Whatever the case is, there are ways to make money with dogs, whether they’re your own or someone else’s pets. If you want to learn about a few ways to make some cash with dog’s, then continue to read on.

1. Rover

Rover is a dog walking app. Actually they’ve expanded and in addition to dog walking services, you can provide dog boarding, house sitting, drop-in visits and doggy day care services. After your account has been setup and you state what services you offer, and once Rover has given you the ok, you wait for people to request your services.

The Rover app is easy to use, but the chances are you’ll make good money if you live in or near a big or medium-sized city. Nevertheless, you should still join Rover if you want to walk dogs for money or provide the other services previously mentioned.

2. Dog Buddy

Dog Buddy is geared towards those in the United Kingdom. You can use Dog Buddy to make money dog sitting, boarding, walking and/or doggy daycare. According to Dog Buddy’s website, you can earn up to £1,500 per month, just for taking care of dogs.

When you sign up with Dog Buddy, you can list your service and how much you charge. Dog Buddy even covers you with its liability insurance.

If you’re in the UK and looking for ways to make money with dogs, then check out Dog Buddy.

3. Instagram

By now, you probably know that people are making money with their Instagram accounts. They are called influencers, brand ambassadors and so forth. Well, there are people who are creating accounts for their dogs and doing the same thing. The idea behind this is to build up an Instagram following for your dog, generate attention and post regularly before trying to monetize with the account.

In my opinion, this method is one of the best ways to make money with dogs and one of the more fun ways to do it. Here’s a tip: when you’ve built a big enough following and an engaging following list, then reach out to brands or tag brands in relevant posts. Soon or later, a brand may express interest in working with you or sponsoring you.

Do bear in mind that building up a solid Instagram following is hard work, regardless if you’re building a following for a human or dog.

4. Start A Dog Blog

That’s right, another way to make money with dogs is by launching your own dog blog. For example, you can create a generalized blog about dogs. If you have your own dog, then you can create posts on tricks you taught your dog, how to train your dog and things of that nature. Even if you don’t own a dog, you can still create a blog about dogs or dog-related.

As for how to monetize this kind of blog, that’s easy! Place ads on your site, join affiliate programs, charge a membership fee etc. . .

Starting a blog is easy. Being consistent and working on it regularly is what a lot of people tend to struggle with. If you venture down this route, make sure you work hard and be consistent.

5. YouTube

Most people know you can earn money via YouTube. And let’s face it, a lot of people love animal videos, especially dog and cat videos. Create videos of your dog on a regular basis and before you know it, you might have a little bit of income coming in. Don’t expect your dog to become a YouTube sensation overnight. In fact, it is incredibly hard to make a good living from YouTube, but it is very possible with a lot of hard work and determination, as well as consistency.

6. Sell Photos Of Your Dog

Why not try to sell photos of your dog? This might be one of the easiest ways to make money with dogs. Snap a few shots of your dog/dogs, and then sell them on sites such as Shutterstock.


There you have it, six different ways to make money with dogs. Personally, I believe each of the above has some good potential, but you need to be willing to put in some serious effort if you want to big a lot of money. If your goal is to earn some part-time or pocket cash, then give the above ways a try.

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I started this website to help people make money online/offline via different ways. I aim to provide tips, advice and more with the hopes people will find something that will help them make cash online.

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