Kennel Assistant Resume Samples

Kennel Assistants take care of animals in animal shelters and veterinary clinics. Typical roles and responsibilities listed in the Kennel Assistant Resume includes the following – taking care of dogs and cats or other animals, cleaning cages, keeping cages sanitized; picking and feeding the animals; reporting on the animal’s condition to the owner or veterinarian, taking animals out of cage and giving it bath, trimming nails, grooming animals and taking it for walks; replenishing food supplies and water in the bowls, administering medicines or treatment when needed and offering personalized attention to each of the animal.

Those seeking to become a kennel assistant should demonstrate in the resume – love for animals, ability to restrain animals, empathy, patience, animal care expertise and willingness to take up work shifts. Kennel assistant career does not need any formal education, though a high school diploma with prior experience working with animals will be preferred.

Kennel Assistant Resume

Objective : Efficient and organized surveillance professional with 7 years in security and safety compliance .as well as 2 years Experience as a Line Cook with exceptional knowledge of a wide variety of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Teaching, Microsoft Office, Teamwork, Training, Organizational Skills, Child Management.

Description :

    1. Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
    2. Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diet lists or schedules.
    3. Perform hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.
    4. Exercise animals or provide them with companionship.
    5. Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.
    6. Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
    7. Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
    8. Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Kennel Assistant/Receptionist Resume

Objective : Passionate Veterinary Technician- Training in animal care and husbandry for domesticated animals of all sizes has prepared me for actual field. Where my multitasking and communication skills with both staff and clients will result in a rewarding career while bringing value to any clinic.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided overall personal care for client's pets during stay at clinic.
    2. Analyzed medication board and administer various drugs accordingly.
    3. Required to beware of changes and updates in charts.
    4. Documented reports to doctors and officials concerning changes in the animals behavioral, emotional, or medical conditions.
    5. Performed baths: washing, drying, grooming, nail filing and other areas of animal hygiene.
    6. Maintained kennel sanitation requirements according to company standards.
    7. Prepared food, water, and other nutrients for animals according to owner/doctor request.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Work


Kennel Assistant/Floor Lead Resume

Objective : Passion for animals and photography. Although I have not pursued a career yet in those fields, I hope to further my education eventually. I have over 5+ years working with animals and at least a year doing photography (self taught).

Skills : Dog bathing, pet nail trimming.

Description :

    1. Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism.
    2. Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
    3. Cared for animals with special medical needs, including diabetes.
    4. Transported animals throughout the grooming facility.
    5. Cared for animals with diabetes, including providing a specialized diet and administering a daily insulin injection.
    6. Talked to animals to soothe them and familiarize them with the human voice.
    7. Walked large dogs and restrained physically strong or aggressive dogs.
    8. Fed and cared for 4-5 cats while their owners were traveling.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Kennel Assistant/Tech Assistant Resume

Summary : Experience in multiple fields including warehouse operations (including forklift, 1 year), retail customer service (2 years) and veterinary care (2 years), As well as 18 months or less experience in Food service, Lifeguard, And Serving Adult beverages.

Skills : Giving Medications, Customer Service, Caring for Animals, Sterilization of Kennels and Other Products, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Cared for animals with special medical needs, including diabetes.
    2. Conducted physical exams and other routine health care procedures.
    3. Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
    4. Transported animals throughout the grooming facility.
    5. Cared for animals with diabetes, including providing a specialized diet and administering a daily insulin injection.
    6. Talked to animals to soothe them and familiarize them with the human voice.
    7. Walked large dogs and restrained physically strong or aggressive dogs.
    8. Fed and cared for multiple cats while their owners were traveling.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Kennel Assistant/Hospital Assistant Resume

Objective : Over 14 years in customer service experience, very able to complete tasks with minimal supervision, detailed oriented, work well alone or with a team, I am flexible, patient and tolerant. I also have strong communication skills written and verbal.

Skills : Dog Shots, Dog Training, Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
    2. Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
    3. Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
    4. Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
    5. Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
    6. Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
    7. Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
    8. Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Kennel Assistant I Resume

Summary : Compassionate Veterinary Technology Graduate, focused on providing the best animal care possible. Brings medical knowledge from coursework in veterinary studies, as well as skills from previous jobs, internships, and personal experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Cornerstone, Cash Handling, Venipuncture, Urinalysis, Excel, Pain Management, Animal Nutrition, Anesthesia Monitoring, Clinical Pathology, Hematology, Pharmacology, Emergency Medicine, Animal Handling.

Description :

    1. Fed and cared for a kennel of twenty-four dogs and twenty-two cats.
    2. Clean and maintained the animal care facility.
    3. Assisted in the restraining of dogs and cats for minimal procedures.
    4. Stocked, cleaned, and organized the Veterinary Technology Kennel.
    5. Assisted students in obtaining an animal from the kennel for their PACT time.
    6. Observed the kennel population for any illnesses or injuries.
    7. Notified the appropriate persons when/if something occurred.
    8. Walked and exercised both cats and dogs daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Veterinary Technology

Kennel Assistant II Resume

Summary : Dedicated pet sitter comfortable caring for a wide range of domestic pets. These include dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and aquatic animals. Develops lasting ties with pets and pet owners.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Venipuncture, Communications, Radiology, Phones.

Description :

    1. Fed and exercised 3 to 6 animals each day.
    2. Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications.
    3. Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
    4. Managed specific animal diets in consultation with a veterinarian.
    5. Fed, walked and cared for 2 to 4 dogs while their owners were out of town.
    6. Played with, petted and brushed cats to relieve anxiety while owners were out of town.
    7. Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff.
    8. Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Kennel Assistant III Resume

Objective : Some of the experiences that I have encountered with my job has included team skills, sales person, cash register & counting skills, stocking, knowledge with administrating shots with cats and dogs, basic cleaning skills, grooming various animal species, giving medications to cats and dogs, and taking blood from cats.

Skills : Oral Communication,Time Management. Social Perceptiveness. Speech Recognition, Problem Sensitivity, Information Ordering, Good Vision, Positive Disposition, Computer Literate, Flexible, Active Listening, Service Oriented,.

Description :

    1. Provided for the overall care of dogs and cats housed at the facility.
    2. Interacted with pet owners offering reassurance as to the quality of care that their pets would receive.
    3. Feed and maintained a safe, clean, and orderly living space for the animals.
    4. Observed animals and reported any health related concerns.
    5. Greeted customers in a timely fashion while quickly determining their needs.
    6. Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
    7. Engaged with customers in a sincere and friendly manner.
    8. Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned sales area.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Individual Studies

Senior Kennel Assistant Resume

Summary : Customer service and sales expert who identifies customer needs and delivers solutions to problems. Experience in resolving customer concerns in a professional and calm manner. Enjoys working individually with each client creating their ideal experience.

Skills : Landscaping, Customer Service, Warehouse.

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, and knowledge of animal species.
    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, and equipment, such as saddles and bridles.
    6. Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
    7. Answer telephones and schedule appointments.
    8. Respond to questions from patrons, and provide information about animals, such as behavior, habitat, breeding habits, or facility activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate In Landscaping

Junior Kennel Assistant Resume

Objective : Able to work in a team environment as well as independently Quick learner of procedures and instructions Achieved employee of the year, top dog, and above and beyond award.

Skills : Computer Literate, Customer Service Experience.

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, and knowledge of animal species.
    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, and equipment, such as saddles and bridles.
    6. Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
    7. Answer telephones and schedule appointments.
    8. Order, unload, and store feed and supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Veterinary Technician

Kennel Assistant/Veterinarian Resume

Summary : An individual who has notable experience in animal care and veterinary equipment operations and management preparing animals, equipment and instruments for surgery; has great skill to define animal behaviors, and provide specialized animal nursing care; excellent people skills and client management.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Excel.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with other team members on special projects and events.
    2. Delivered exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
    3. Fielded an average of 50 customer service calls per day.
    4. Handled and distributed all incoming and outgoing mail.
    5. Managed closing duties, including letting dogs outside, feeding dinner and cleaning the kennels.
    6. Made sure each dog got the right food at the right time, also gave medication if needed at the time needed.
    7. Scheduled appointments, collected payments in cash and checks.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master of Science

Kennel Assistant Resume

Summary : Professional Summary Reliable team player, upbeat and energetic, extensive background in animal health and maintenance and knowledge of animal behavior. Proficient in kennel sanitation, identifying potential hazards and health issues. Some hands on experience in a lab setting via school for Biotechnology.

Skills : Great social and people, Computer efficient, open to new experiences, strong communication skills, math proficiency, self-motivated, ability to work under pressure, planning and organization skills, reliable, patient.

Description :

    1. Monitor animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
    2. Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
    3. Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
    4. Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
    5. Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
    6. Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
    7. Perform routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
    8. Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Medical Assistant