Animal Care Assistant Resume Samples

An Animal Care Assistant will take care of the animals under their care and make sure that the shelter place is clean and comfortable. Common work activities identified on the Animal Care Assistant Resume include the following – cleaning out and disinfecting the sleeping and living areas, changing the bedding; preparing food including special diets needed, feeding the animals; taking the animals for a walk, looking after the sick animals, grooming animals and making sure they are clean, advising owners and customers about proper animal care, administering medications, and restraining tough animals.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – the ability to handle animals and enjoy working with them, calm down anxious and uncontrolled animals; the ability to follow instructions; and the ability to cope with upsetting situations including mistreated and injured animals. A certificate in a relevant area will be an easy way to enter this occupation.

Animal Care Assistant Resume example

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Summary : As an Animal Care Assistant, responsible for ensuring the health, care, and welfare of animals in the care of Animal Care and Control, as well as ensuring facilities are sanitized and properly prepared for animal care.

Skills : Cleaning and grooming the animals, preparing food, and feeding the animals.

Description :

    1. Fed animals twice daily and made sure they had access to fresh water at all times.
    2. Mentored less experienced staff on caring for and socializing animals.
    3. Observed general shelter population for illness and injury.
    4. Fed and watered Multiple animals each day.
    5. Walked multiple dogs each day, responding to each dog's individual needs while keeping an eye on the whole group.
    6. Worked with animals to resolve any behavior problems.
    7. Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with their animals through regular contact.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Economics


Animal Care Assistant Resume

Summary : As Animal Care Assistant, monitor animal behavior and physical attributes to ensure animal health. To follow proper breeding and animal care procedures. 

Skills : General Maintenence, Positive Attitude, Physical Stamina.

Description :

    1. Assisted in scheduling, assigning, training, and monitoring the work of assigned staff and volunteers.
    2. Oversees the daily operation of the facilities in the absence of the Animal Care Supervisor.
    3. Ensured provision of food, water, and proper care for all shelter animals by adhering to schedules and protocols within departmental policy, performs these tasks as needed.
    4. Provided and oversaw treatment, vaccination, and FLV/Felv testing of shelter animals by adhering to schedules and protocols within departmental policy.
    5. Monitored and ensured the availability of animal care supplies, food, office supplies, and equipment, including performing related inventory, ordering, and stocking functions. 
    6. Walked large dogs and restrained physically strong or aggressive dogs.
    7. Cared for animals with diabetes, including providing a specialized diet and administering a daily insulin injection.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Economics


Animal Care Assistant Resume

Headline : As an Animal Care Assistant responsible for technical tasks to provide care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including feeding/watering, sanitizing primary and secondary enclosures, environmental enrichment, handling and restraint, and related tasks. 

Skills : Leadership SKils, Team Work, Time Management SKills.

Description :

    1. Provided care for up to 50-60 dogs and 6-10 cats at peak times.
    2. Interacted with animals and evaluate daily health status upon arriving to work.
    3. Feed borders, and administer medications/treatments.
    4. Planned and led individual pet exercise regimens, schedule appointments, assist groomers and trainers, and educate pet owners on proper health and well-being for their pets.
    5. Made rounds to engage with animals and to provide additional attention to reduce the stress of being located in unfamiliar surroundings.
    6. Broke up a dangerous dog fight sparked by a highly aggressive dog that did not relate well with other canines, documented incidents, provided immediate medical attention to mitigate the impact of minor injuries, and added security measures to isolate the aggressive dog from other boarders.
    7. Resolved concern with a part-time co-worker who was not carrying their weight in completing tasks, initiated a conversation with a staff member to find ways to better work together.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Objective : Animal Care Assistant with 7 years of experience in all facets of small animal care and veterinary office administration. Able to handle animals, attention to safety, practical skills, customer service, and recordkeeping.

Skills : Working with Minimal Supervision and Direction, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Administered oral or topical medications to boarding patients as specified by a veterinarian in an animal's medical record.
    2. Assisted veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures.
    3. Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
    4. Administered medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by the veterinarian.
    5. Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions, and disease management.
    6. Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructed surgical fields and passing instruments.
    7. Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
    8. Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.
    9. Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination, and operating rooms, and animal loading/unloading facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Animal Science

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Objective : Over 5 years of experience develop extensive experience in handling a wide range of animal care tasks. To support the veterinarians and veterinary technicians in ensuring quality veterinary care for all pets, advocates for pets educates clients on all aspects of pet health and ensures a safe and effective hospital environment.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Cleaned and maintained kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, and treatment areas to control the spread of disease.
    2. Monitored animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
    3. Assisted in monitoring animals under anesthesia by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, respiration data, and blood pressure.
    4. Hold or restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
    5. Cleaned, maintained and sterilized instruments or equipment.
    6. Prepared feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diet lists or schedules.
    7. Prepared examination or treatment rooms and by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
    8. Prepared treatment rooms for surgery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Headline : As an Animal Care Assistant, responsible for providing humane care for sheltered animals and maintain kennel facilities. 

Skills : Medication Administration, Water Animals, Animal ShipmentsHealth Checks.

Description :

    1. Supervised and assisted students during daily care, maintenance, and enrichment of their assigned animal.
    2. Experienced in animal observation, record keeping, daily enrichment, diet preparation, quarantine animal care and procedures, fecal examinations, administering medications, animal restraint and handling, and enclosure design, repair, and construction.
    3. Assisted with routine veterinarian procedures.
    4. Revised and implemented an enrichment plan that allowed students to complete and record enrichments more efficiently.
    5. Performed daily animal training procedures.
    6. Reinforced old behaviors and implemented new behaviors in river otters, coatis, black and white ruffed lemurs, guanacos, and alpacas.
    7. Exposed to the public daily through guided tours and other programs, including educational outreach ad events within the zoo.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Headline : As an Animal Care Assistant, responsible for oversite of all Animal Care and also providing excellent customer service to the public. To work with Volunteers and Staff to give excellent animal care in our shelter and Clinic.

Skills : General Maintenance, Daily Care, General Care.

Description :

    1. Provided assistance to animal care technicians and supervisors.
    2. Handled animals and birds in animal scare settings or laboratories.
    3. Assisted veterinaries and animal care supervisors in administering medications to animals and birds.
    4. Provided medications, feedings, water, and liquids to animals and birds under the supervision of veterinary.
    5. Provided basic care to various animals and birds in laboratory and veterinary care settings.
    6. Assisted animal care doctors and technicians in immunizing and vaccinating animals and birds.
    7. Maintained and managed an adequate supply of animal feeds and medications.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Summary : Over 3 years of experience in Animal Care Assistant. Responsible for the care of in-house cats and dogs, this includes regular feeding, cleaning, socializing, grooming, and evaluation of physical and emotional well-being.

Skills : Animal Care, Pet Care, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Cleaned kennels, animal holding areas, examination, and operating rooms, and animal loading/unloading facilities.
    2. Assisted veterinarian during surgical procedures by creating and maintaining unobstructed surgical fields and passing instruments.
    3. Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions, and disease management.
    4. Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
    5. Administered oral or topical medications to boarding patients as specified by a veterinarian in an animal's medical record.
    6. Monitored and collected urine and fecal samples as needed collected blood samples and assists.
    7. Performed cleaning and sterilization of surgery packs, gowns, and pouches.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as an Animal Care Assistant with an emphasis on patient interaction and preparation. To clean and provide animal housing and associated materials/equipment within assigned animal rooms.

Skills : Customer Service, Animal Care.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the care and treatment of critical patients.
    2. Assisted with positioning (restraint) of the patient for radiographs, and emergency procedures.
    3. Able to prepare animals, equipment, and instruments for surgery.
    4. Able to supervise and train personnel.
    5. Responsible for providing assistance to the clients of the animals.
    6. Cleaned and maintained the holding areas for all animals.
    7. Monitored vital signs of both reptiles and mammals to ensure proper animal care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Animal Care

Animal Care Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain an Animal Care Assistant position that will enable to use of strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people. To maintain animal care settings and animal housing facilities clean and neat and in good condition.

Skills : Volunteer Management, Organizational, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Organized, cleaned, and sanitized animal equipment animal quarters such as pens and cages.
    2. Observed and examined animals and identify signs of disease, illness, or injury.
    3. Gathered and kept records of animal information including physical condition, size, weight, treatments received, food intake, and medications are given.
    4. Provided treatment to sick or injured animals, or contacted veterinarians to secure treatment.
    5. Exercised animals to maintain their mental and physical health.
    6. Carried out several animal grooming duties such as brushing, washing, trimming coats, clipping, cleaning ears, and cutting nails.
    7. Assisted technicians and doctors with appointments and hospitalized pets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma