Kennel Associate Resume Samples

A Kennel Associate provides daily care for boarded dogs and assists with kennel maintenance. The job description and duties are mentioned on the Kennel Associate Resume as – scheduling boarding appointments, bathing, grooming, exercising, feeding, administering medications, cleaning cages and runs, and monitoring the behavior of boarded dogs. Other crucial tasks are mentioned on the Kennel Associate Resume as – interacting with clients as they pick up and drop off the dogs; transporting animals to and from the kennels, ensuring that the animals have ample, fresh food and water; cleaning animal waste, spilled food, and hair; cleaning animal waste, disposing of trash, grooming, playing with and administering treatment to animals; calming animals who are in distress, adjusting the air temperature to ensure that the animals remain comfortable; reporting significant changes in functioning to the vet, and evacuating all animals if an emergency occurs.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – prior experience caring for animals will be advantageous, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal skills, physically fit and agile, capacity to lift to 50 pounds unaided, a passion for animal welfare, and availability to work during evenings, and on weekends and public holidays. A high school diploma or equivalent is commonplace among job applicants.

Kennel Associate Resume example

Kennel Associate Resume

Objective : As a Kennel Associate, responsible for Observing animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease, and discontent, and also Socializing dogs and provide enrichment to help them adjust and decompress after leaving the shelter environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Maintenance Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the development and performance reviews for 12 associates.
    2. Aided Human Resources in staff development: Hiring Training Terminations Ability to organize and centralize data in an effective manner to aid the needs of NSALA.
    3. Managed the adoption cycle on a customer by customer basis.
    4. Worked as a team with 2 other managers to screen and process up to 80 adoptions daily.
    5. Actively screen candidates and when necessary inform them of the denial procedures.
    6. Ensured all departments are working together as a team, this includes: communicating with the Marketing/ Public Relations Department to highlight hard to place animals on our website and in the Media.
    7. Responsible for greeting customers as well as taking their dogs into our facility.
    8. Responsible for taking payment and providing details into their pets care.
    9. Responsible for watching the dogs and providing proper care as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Kennel Associate Resume

Objective : Kennel Associate with 3+ years of expeirnece in Handling and properly restraining animals as required, and also Turning out dogs into assigned play yards and walk dogs several times a day to provide exercise and time for elimination of bowels and bladder.

Skills : Customer service, Clerical, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for walking each dog five to ten minutes, Feeding and giving them water, administering medications/insulin and treatments needed to both dogs and cats.
    2. Cleanned each cage and lay down new linens for each client.
    3. Gave baths and nail trims and clean each dogs ears and eyes.
    4. Cleanned litter boxes and do laundry.
    5. Cleanned the drains in each run and bath tub as well as go to the store to get supplies the entire clinic needs.
    6. Implemented new techniques and procedures to get everyday jobs finished.
    7. Organized the kennel setting to make tools needed more accessible.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Kennel Associate Resume

Headline : Obtain a Kennel Associate position as a team-player in a people-oriented organization where I can maximize my customer-service experience in a challenging environment to achieve the corporate goals.

Skills : OpenTable, Microsoft Office, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Worked as a Kennel Associate, I was responsible for the overseeing of more than 40 dogs.
    2. Cleaned, sanitized, and properly bedded their kennels was another essential part of my daily work.
    3. Received new dogs entailed giving proper preventative medications orally in the proper doses according to weight, weighing the dogs, and keeping record of their collar numbers as well as which breeder they came from and the breeder number.
    4. Provided transportation to and from the vet visit, as well as gathering the information from the vet about the sick dog.
    5. Found homes for three misplaced animals during my time here.
    6. Demonstrated patience, diligence, and ingenuity.
    7. In charged of following up on all adoptions to ensure an ongoing relationship with our adopters.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Kennel Associate Resume

Summary : Responsible for maintaining all shelter operations, this includes: daily statistics with variance analysis versus prior year, supervising staff, maintaining successful adoptions and health of animals in our care.

Skills : Customer Service, Developing Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared for arrival of animals by prepping cages and cage cards.
    2. Assisted in feeding and hydration, sanitation, grooming, handling and restraint of animals.
    3. Performed daily health monitoring of animals.
    4. Distributed daily medications as necessary to maintain proper animal health.
    5. Maintained a clean environment by sweeping, mopping, dusting, and disinfecting work areas.
    6. Assisted sales associates with customer questions as needed.
    7. Performed to verify the relationship between the animal and the adopter is progressing positively and to help solve any problems the adopter may be having with the animal.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Kennel Associate Resume

Objective : To obtain a Kennel Associate position within a facility that will embrace diversity and utilize my exceptional customer service and communication skills along with encouraging my growth in the Animal care industry.

Skills : Fork And Clamp Truck, Material Hadler, Quality Assurance, Cashier, Assistant Manager.

Description :

    1. Ensured safety protocols are being followed.
    2. Kept all yards clear of sticks and waste.
    3. Ensured all playtimes are done efficiently.
    4. Maintained laundry and assure all guests have bedding.
    5. Provided a clean, safe, comfortable environment for all.
    6. Maintained Animal Patient Care and Kennel Areas.
    7. Cleaned, repackaged, and prepared surgical instruments for sterilization.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Kennel Associate Resume

Objective : Kennel Associate with 3+ years of experience in Reporting signs of illness, disease, injury, behavior issues, or unusual activity to Facility Manager, Providing all dogs with water and scheduled meals. As required, provide special food and liquids.

Skills : Small and large animal surgical nursing, intubation, Restraint, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Worked with the dogs, I babysit them and work out their energy.
    2. Scheduled appointments, reservations and check in and out the dogs.
    3. Handled money and transactions.
    4. Worked alone at this job and have learned to make decisions that are best for the dogs and the company.
    5. Responsible for them and they're well-being.
    6. Strived in critical thinking and problem-solving.
    7. Required to run the front office and handle all transactions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Kennel Associate Resume

Objective : Responsible for Ensuring that cages and animals are properly identified and that supplies (toys, treats, blankets, leashes) are stored in the proper area identified.

Skills : Knowledgeable In Microsoft Office, Microsoft Spreadsheet, And Answering Multi-lined Phones.

Description :

    1. Gave them baths and prepare them for when their owners picked them up.
    2. Cashed customers out and prepared receipts.
    3. Answered phone calls and scheduled appointments.
    4. Opened the store front, and close the store front.
    5. Aided the manager with tasks that needed to be completed by the end of the day.
    6. Handled of all firearms by guests and members while on any of the gun ranges or hunt fields along with proper handling and maintenance of personal firearm.
    7. Sanitized/maintained kennels, exam rooms, and common areas Laundry.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S In Psychology

Kennel Associate Resume

Objective : As a Kennel Associate, responsible for Cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining kennels, cages, runs, and stalls as often as is necessary to ensure no cages or kennels are soiled and odors are not apparent.

Skills : Great people, Customer service, Works independently.

Description :

    1. Served as caregiver for puppies, including feeding, bathing, cleaning kennels, grooming, and giving immunizations.
    2. Maintained records on the care of the animals and immunizations.
    3. Responsible for selling said puppies to the public.
    4. Ran cash register, stock shelves, and help customers with any needs to the best of my ability.
    5. Responsible for the up keep of kennel area.
    6. Reported to Veterinary staff of any concerns with the animals.
    7. Worked independently.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Management

Kennel Associate Resume

Headline : To secure a Kennel Associate position with a stable and profitable organization, where I can be a member of a team and utilize my business experience to the fullest.

Skills : All Microsoft Programs, Customer Service, Excel.

Description :

    1. Cleaned dog and cat kennels.
    2. Cleaned up the hospital.
    3. Washed and kept up with laundry.
    4. Managed animals on a daily basis, providing appropriate veterinary care as directed.
    5. Opened and closed the kennel is a large part of my job as well.
    6. Sanitized and disinfected exam rooms, holding and support areas Receive and stock pharmacy medication and hospital and food supplies.
    7. Filed documents and data entry.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Kennel Associate Resume

Headline : Interested in obtaining a job where I could use my experience and education to be considered an asset to your company and to further advance my career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, HTML And CSS, Javascript, C#.

Description :

    1. Maintained the River Wildlife hiking/cross-country ski trails.
    2. Assisted with dog care (feeding, exercising, bathing) and kennel maintenance.
    3. Released and dressed of birds in relation to scheduled hunts.
    4. Assisted the Manager-Land Management, River Wildlife as deemed necessary.
    5. Operated of the trap and 5-stand sporting clays stations.
    6. Coordinated of canoe and kayak launches along with transportation to these launch sites.
    7. Maintained the lawn areas around River Wildlife.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Diploma In General Studies