Frequently Asked Questions
We’re pet owners who understand how important proper pet care is. We wanted to create a place where reliable pet care professionals can find more pet caring work while also being rewarded with benefits that aren’t available on other platforms.
Launch day will be early 2022. Before then, we are completing extremely thorough testing to make sure that floofers will be the best tool available for your pet care business.
On floofers you can provide Pet sitting – Pet sleepovers at your place, House sitting – Looking after a pet in their own environment, Dog walking – Get some exercise on your terms, Daycare – Perfect for pet carers who work-from-home, Drop-in house visits – Visit pets at their home for shorter duration.
In order to join floofers you will need to complete our assessment criteria. This includes completing an identity check, submitting a police check certificate (less than 12 months old) and completing our short pet care training course.
We make sure that every single profile at floofers is manually reviewed to ensure all carers are upheld to the high quality that we strive for. Once reviewed and identified as a great fit for Floofers, your profile will be approved within 2-3 business days.
The online training course is step four of the verification process and you will be able to complete it on your Floofers app or via our website. You can also access the online course by clicking on the online training link or icon provided. The course is not too long – it should only take you around 15-20 minutes to complete, post which you will need to complete a quiz and attain 100% result.
Floofers will be open for Victorian residents at launch, but Australia-wide coverage is coming soon.
We are very transparent with our fees at Floofers. We guarantee that we will always be free to join and download, and we also have the lowest fees in the industry for pet carers. Once each booking is completed, we collect 10% service fee to maintain and implement the features that makes us the best pet care platform in Australia.
The floofers app and website is where you will be able to manage everything to do with your account, such as setting your availability, choosing your hourly rate, and corresponding with pet owners.
We will have telephone helpline (8am – 8pm) and live chat (24/7) to assist you with any issues that may arise post launch. In the meantime, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Getting floofers carers paid for their hard work is one of our top priorities and receiving your money is very straightforward. Once the booking has been completed and approved your money will be sent to your nominated payment option within 2-3 business days (happens after the pet owner releases payment).
Having an ABN totally depends on your individual circumstances and whether your pet care income reaches a certain level. In most cases, being a Floofers carer will not require to have an ABN unless you are able to make $18,200 a year or more from pet care services. If you fall into this category, the Australian government will classify this work as more than a hobby and as a business. We highly recommend discussing these queries with an accountant.