Animal Care Attendant Resume Samples

An Animal Care Attendant is required to perform various types of tasks ranging from looking after animals to answering visitor’s questions. The normal day-to-day tasks mentioned on the Animal Care Attendant Resume lists the following – taking care of animals, clipping and grooming their nails, cleaning their body and ears, cleaning animal cages and enclosures, ensuring that the animals are secure and disinfected from any disease at all times, filling water in bins for animals, feeding animals on time, exercising and playing with animals and checking the medical condition of the animal every now and then.

More than academic qualification, skills and competencies are essential for this post, and such include – the skill and knowledge to control and handle the temperament of various animals, having the ability to gain animal confidence during restraining them for transport, grooming skills, and knowledge of common diseases and also a thorough knowledge of cleaning and disinfecting methods. While a high school diploma is considered mandatory, it would be advantageous if the CV highlights knowledge of basic animal behavior and prior work experience in a similar field.

 

Animal Care Attendant Resume example

Animal Care Attendant Resume

Summary : Animal-loving animal care attendant with 14 years working in shelters, veterinary offices, animal hospitals and farms. Enjoy working with all animals, and seeing the joy that they bring to people.

Skills : Microsoft and Open office.

Description :

    1. Cleans and disinfects kennels, wards, cages, equipment, runs and other areas of the facility with appropriate cleaning agents in order to maintain a healthy, clean, safe, and sanitary facility for shelter animals and the public.
    2. Assists a veterinarian in performing surgeries and providing medications to kennel animals; assists in animal health care during the recovery/treatment process; performs sample collections and diagnostic tests.
    3. Humanely kennels all animals and identifies shelter animals with appropriate tags or bands before kenneling, including animals which may be ill, injured, quarantined, aggressive, or difficult to control.
    4. Provides food, water, and proper care for all animals.
    5. Monitors all animals for signs of illness or unusual behavior; makes notations and reports problems regarding health and behavior of animals.
    6. Performs the euthanasia of animals, in accordance with established laws and departmental policy; disposes of the euthanized animal in accordance with established departmental procedure.
    7. Maintains accurate and legible case files and records for each animal in the shelter.
    8. Provides information and assists members of the public, including individuals who may be angry, hostile, or distraught, in search of lost or adoptable pets according to established laws and departmental procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Animal Care Attendant Resume

Summary : To work as a Personal Care Worker for a reputed facility applying skills in personal care for the benefit of residents who require assistance with daily chores.

Skills : Artifical Insemination Certified By Genex, PCDart & DairyComp305.

Description :

    1. Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
    2. Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions.
    3. Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
    4. Provide treatment to sick or injured animals, or contact veterinarians to secure treatment.
    5. Do facility laundry and clean, organize, maintain, and disinfect animal quarters, such as pens and stables.
    6. Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
    7. Respond to questions from patrons, and provide information about animals available for adoption.
    8. Collect and record animal information such as weight, size, physical condition, treatments received, medications given, and food intake.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Animal Care Attendant Resume

Objective : Over 14 years working in shelters, veterinary offices, animal hospitals and farms. People oriented, enjoy working with the public and meeting new people.

Skills : Customer Service, POS.

Description :

    1. Independently conducted behavior evaluations on over 3,000 canines based on ASPA standard grading system.
    2. Maintained kennels and living environments sheltered animals.
    3. Mastered identification of age, sex and breed and at recognizing a variety of physical health conditions.
    4. Prided on being one of two animal transfer connoisseurs personally rescuing 50 animals from other northern California shelters.
    5. Assisted in the transfer of 200 hoarded animals from abuse and into loving homes.
    6. Obtained euthanasia technician certification and gained extensive experience with euthanasia.
    7. Input animal data and observations in ShelterBuddy web-based data application.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Journalism

Lead Animal Care Attendant Resume

Headline : Competitive, highly organized and results-oriented in security. Over six years of customer service experience with the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledgeable and skilled in handling individual animal temperament of various breeds and sizes.

Skills : Inventory,Active Listening,service orientation,coordination,and active learning.

Description :

    1. Observe the health conditions of the animals, note the changes, manage their dietary requirements and medications.
    2. Reported animal behavior and assisted in Meet Your Match assessments for adoptable animals.
    3. Assisted in training of dogs with undesirable behavioral attributes.
    4. Cleaned and disinfected kennels, runs and cages according to department procedures.
    5. Performed laundry services for animal bedding and toys.
    6. Assisted with fostering animals not well enough to be adopted until they were well enough to be adopted.
    7. Volunteered with the shelter, assisting taking care of animals and relieving staff, after the animal shelter burned down.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Evolution

Asst. Animal Care Attendant Resume

Headline : To obtain an entry level position in the field of Customer Service where a great work ethic, solid personality, and strong analytical problem solving skills can add value to an organization.

Skills : Manufacturing/Stocking.

Description :

    1. Daily, thorough cleaning of all animal areas.
    2. Cleaning and upkeep both inside and outside of the facility including shoveling snow.
    3. Spot cleaning of animal and public areas throughout the day.
    4. Feeding and providing water for the animals, including providing special diets as needed.
    5. Socializing and grooming the animals as needed.
    6. Assessing the temperament of the animals to facilitate finding the best possible placement for each individual animal.
    7. Assisting with the movement of the animals throughout the shelter.
    8. Doing laundry, dishes, washing windows, cleaning and mopping public and shelter areas as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Animal Care Attendant III Resume

Headline : Patient and personable animal care attendant focused on developing and maintaining good homes for homeless, misunderstood animals who deserve another chance. Experienced food prep and dishwasher, with occasional housekeeping.

Skills : Skilled Housekeeper, Oral And Topical Medication, Administration, Multi-tasking Nail Trimming Fast Learner.

Description :

    1. Captured stray animals, providing housing and care of homeless animals and coordinated adoptions.
    2. Administered medication and immunizations to animals.
    3. Collected feces, urine or other body fluids for examination.
    4. Bathed, trimmed, and provided other grooming services for domestic pets.
    5. Relieved boredom and stress of living in a shelter enviroment by walking, playing, and tending to animals.
    6. Recorded acitivity and noted any unusual behavior or medical issues.
    7. Interviewed clients to determine reason for visit and find the correct match on which pet would be the best fit for their lifestyle.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma In General

Animal Care Attendant II Resume

Objective : Attain Management within 2 years, Provide for a future Family, and Lead my company into the next great phase. Flexible and analytical with a keen eye for details; skilled at synthesizing and editing information to achieve overall objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Compassionate and focused on providing the best animal care possible.
    2. Developed humane training solutions to address animal behavior problems.
    3. Conducted physical exams and other routine health care procedures.
    4. Trained and knowledgeable in animal breeds, using knowledge of breed characteristics, as well as the unique needs of each particular animal.
    5. Identified and reported signs of illness in cats and dogs.
    6. Restrained physically strong or aggressive dogs when needed.
    7. Worked with animals to resolve any behavior problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Care Attendant II Resume

Headline : Reliable employee who takes pride in learning and mastering new concepts and skills. Passionate about the well-being of the animals in their care, and passionate about discovering all there is to discover in every job position they're employed in, and passing that knowledge on to any individual who may desire it.

Skills : Weapons, Dispatch, Defensive Tactics, Computer Skills, CPR/AED Certified, Driving Patrol.

Description :

    1. Cleans disinfects and maintains shelter areas as assigned.
    2. Feeds, waters, baths, dips, and exercises animals.
    3. Safely and humanely handles animals with unknown temperments.
    4. Ensures the safety of animals and people in a shelter.
    5. Maintains records in a shelter computer system.
    6. Adhere to disease management and safety protocols.
    7. Managed stables for Quarter horses, Arabian horses, and Clydesdales.
    8. Medicated them via syringe for lack of strength, and distributed vitamins into their feed routinely.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Relevant Coursework

Animal Care Attendant I Resume

Summary : Patient and personable animal care attendant focused on developing and maintaining good homes for homeless, misunderstood animals who deserve another chance. Experienced food prep and dishwasher, with occasional housekeeping.

Skills : Computer Skills, Communication.

Description :

    1. Assist doctors, technicians, treatment assistants and other personnel with the administration of medications.
    2. Reporting on the animal's condition to its owner and veterinarian.
    3. Walking, feeding and picking up after the animals.
    4. Restraining and obtaining fecal and urine samples.
    5. Washing, brushing, clipping and trimming animals coats and nails, cleaning ears and expressing anal glands.
    6. Keeping laundry ,cages clean and sanitized.
    7. Following daily, weekly and monthly task lists.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Animal Care Attendant Resume

Headline : A productive, determined, independent worker, experienced in a fast-paced working environment demanding strong, quick thinking, logical decisions. Trustworthy, ethical, resourceful, committed to work hard to bring you results.

Skills : Food preparation, Drug Calculations, Skilled housekeeper Oral and topical medication administration Multi-tasking Nail trimming Fast learner.

Description :

    1. Walking, feeding, and medicating pets.
    2. Setting up boarders paperwork for kennels.
    3. Laundry, basic cleaning, cleaning cats and dogs kennels and ISO kennels.
    4. Bringing pets from upfront to the back as well as taking them up to go home.
    5. Nail trims, external anal gland expression, ear cleaning and baths including Lyme sulfur dips.
    6. Restrain cats and dogs for blood drawls, nail trims, etc.
    7. Skills Used Cleaning, people skills, time management, restraint holds, leadership.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS