Kennel Technician Resume Samples

A Kennel Technician takes care of pet animals in veterinary clinics and animal shelters. The common duties listed on the Kennel Technician Resume include – feeding and giving water to animals as per special feeding instructions, cleaning and organizing animal quarters, scheduling appointments, examining and observing animals to check for signs of disease, illness or injuries; providing information about animals like habitat, breeding habits and behavior; providing treatment to sick animals, collecting and recording information such as size, weight, treatments and medications received; and administering vaccinations.

A perfect candidate is the one, who can listen carefully to what people say, has good time management and communication skills, is good at understanding instructions and can make judgments and has tremendous knowledge of grooming and training animals. A combination of education and experience is required for this role and hence job applicants are expected to possess an associate’s degree in veterinary studies and have relevant experience.

Kennel Technician Resume example

Assistant Manager/Kennel Technician Resume

Headline : An enthusiastic Assistant Manager/Kennel Technician with the proven ability to adapt to many different kinds of work. Excellent customer service, time management and am very much a team player. Loves working with people and animals and have experience working with both. A responsible young adult, self-starter with extreme multi-tasking abilities seeking full-time employment with a reputable company.

Skills : Well Productive, Good Leadership, Strong Interpersonal, Set Goals And Clear Ideas, Good Communicational, Possess Excellent Organizational

Description :

    1. Caring for pets while the owner is at work, on vacation, etc.
    2. Giving food and water to animals and monitoring animal's record details of their diet, physical condition, and behavior.
    3. Responsible for cleaning equipment and the living spaces of animals (clean, disinfect, and repair animal cages).
    4. Examining animals for signs of illness or injury, and send out dogs to the park for daily playtime (running dogs out to the park twice a day).
    5. Training animals to obey or to behave in a specific manner if needed.
    6. Taking dogs out during assigned times and marking on their charts that they went out.
    7. Feeding/watering animals that are boarded or currently at appointments.
    8. Giving medications to any boarded animals as needed for their stay, or for their appointment.
    9. Maintaining a positive and constructive work atmosphere by exhibiting tactfulness, leadership skills, and problem-solving skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates


Kennel Technician Manager Resume

Summary : Patient and animal-loving Kennel Technician Manager with a strong love of animals takes exceptional care of pets that are being boarded. Provides additional services including grooming walking and feeding. Adept at performing basic care for dogs creating detailed reports to monitor dog conditions and making sure the animals have clean and sanitary living spaces and certain pets separated from one another depending on breed and demeanor.

Skills : Friendly And Out Going Personality, Loyal To Company, Responsible, Faithful, Cashier, Customer Service, Organization, Managerial

Description :

    1. Providing all clients, staff, and volunteers with courteous, professional, and prompt customer service regardless of circumstances.
    2. Assisting with daily animal care and cleaning that includes the removal of animal waste and sanitization of the animal holding area with appropriate chemicals.
    3. Performing multiple tasks in a high-stress, emotionally charged environment.
    4. Reporting any issues with customers, animals, facility, equipment, or supplies to Kennel Supervisor or Office Manager.
    5. Working with staff members to properly restrain and calm animals during procedures.
    6. Participating in company team building activities to promote a cohesive work environment.
    7. Distributing stock to appropriate areas in facility and keeping a record of supplies needing to be ordered.
    8. Adhering to strict regiments of feedings, medication administration, and transfer to, and from exercise yards.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Receptionist/Kennel Technician Resume

Objective : Receptionist/Kennel Technician specializes in long-term kennel work and kennel safety. Ability to juggle multiple tasks and work well under pressure. Responsible Kennel Attendant who remains clearheaded in the face of emotionally demanding jobs. Effectively soothes and manages difficult animals. Great at customer service.

Skills : Daily Caretaking Needs Of Animals, Clean And Disinfect Animal Enclosures, Administer Medication To Patients, Properly Restrain Animals

Description :

    1. Improved overall kennel operation by focusing on teamwork, effective time management, and close attention to detail.
    2. Administered food and medication as indicated by owners and veterinarian to dogs when needed.
    3. Knowledgeably communicated information with guests regarding their pets visit and the quality of their stay.
    4. Attended to guests checking in and out of the kennel in a timely, efficient, and helpful manner.
    5. Assisted in maintaining the appearance and cleanliness of the kennel daily.
    6. Operated cage washing equipment and other types of cleaning and sanitizing equipment.
    7. Observed and reported changes in the health status or condition of animals.
    8. Assisted in performing technical procedures. Collected blood samples and feces, urine, or other types of specimens from animals.
    9. Performed other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
    10. Assisted in keeping the facility neat and free of litter.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School

Kennel Technician / Team Lead Resume

Headline : Meticulous Kennel Technician / Team Lead, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure in shelters, veterinary offices. Enjoys building positive, trusting relationships with both owners and pets and providing top-notch care. To assist the customers and my co-workers by performing my duties and assigned tasks to the best of my abilities with a pleasant attitude.

Skills : Customer Service, Money Handling, Pet Care, Cleaning

Description :

    1. Exemplified the ability to assist the nurse staff in the administering of vaccinations medications, and treatment.
    2. Executed the ability to care for the animals insuring they are fed, medications are taken, and are let out for exercise.
    3. Implemented knowledge of housekeeping by keeping the hospital clean and organized.
    4. Demonstrated the ability to follow direction and instructions when assigned to tasks assigned to take care of.
    5. Restrained animals for humane euthanasia and handler safety.
    6. Determined proper dosage of the drug for tranquilization and euthanasia and administers injections.
    7. Operated crematorium for disposal of dead animals. Assisted with foster animal placement, including scheduled and/or performed foster animal exams and check-ups, organizing additional medical care when necessary.
    8. Assisted with vetting and orienting new foster parents, matching animals with appropriate foster homes, responding to foster home questions and concerns.
    9. Worked with Outreach Coordinator to ensure a clear pathway for animals transferring from foster home to an offsite adoption event/venue, etc., maintained electronic foster home and animal records.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Kennel Technician/Bather Resume

Objective : Motivated Kennel Technician/Bather with wide-ranging abilities relating to animal care including pet sitting, dog walking and basic training techniques. Offers loving care to animals of all kinds. skills Self-motivated Resourceful Trustworthy Enthusiastic Organized Patient. Passion for building strong work relationships and improving workplace functionality through teamwork. Remarkable communication skills and the ability to foster positive relationships with a variety of clients.

Skills : Typing, Customer Service, Money Handling, Customer Relations, Quick Learner

Description :

    1. Prepared food for all the animals boarding to meet all the proper dietary needs.
    2. Developed long-term relationships with pet parents by understanding their needs, and recommending products and services that will keep their pets happy & healthy.
    3. Kept clean and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications.
    4. Played with, petted and brushed cats to relieve anxiety while owners were out of town.
    5. Maintained accurate and detailed logs and inventories of animals, food, and equipment.
    6. Greeted the public, volunteers, and staff, assisted with the intake and release of dogs.
    7. Maintained precise records of dogs moving within, into, or out of the kennel, following the procedures to assure that complete and accurate information regarding care, medications, food, etc. is communicated clearly to all related constituents. 
    8. Kept precise records relating to medications administered and prescribed, conditions under observation, and care given to the dogs and puppies in the kennel.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Receptionist/Kennel Technician Resume

Headline : Receptionist/Kennel Technician with strong interpersonal communication skills tailored toward customer service. Quick learner and highly adaptive. Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate with little supervision. Self-starter with an outgoing personality. Seeking a part-time or full-time position to utilize customer service skills with the opportunity to advance to management.

Skills : Management, Scheduling, Customer Service, Phone Answering, Cash Handling, Banking, Cleaning, Inventory. Computer.

Description :

    1. Bringing animals to and from the kennel during check-in and check-out times.
    2. Maintaining the clinic as a whole by performing tasks including, but not limited to, sweeping/mopping floors, wiping counters, taking out the trash, cleaning bathrooms, and checking equipment and supplies.
    3. Assisting other staff members on occasion with such tasks as helping restrain an animal, helping clients with their pets, etc.
    4. Supervising and interacting with animals both inside the facility and outside in the yards.
    5. Feeding and giving water to animals per company procedure and client instruction.
    6. Cleaning and disinfecting cages, dog runs, food and water containers.
    7. Performing yard work which includes shoveling, raking, water removal and removal of animal waste and debris.
    8. Maintaining cleanliness of facility by vacuuming, washing floors, dusting, scrubbing walls and removing trash and animal waste.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School

Overnight Kennel Technician Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and energetic Overnight Kennel Technician with a variety of life and work experience. Excel at Customer Service and working independently or as part of a team. Routinely described as reliable, hardworking, organized, and a fast learner. Seeking an opportunity to work in an encouraging and positive environment with a commitment to excellence.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Food And Beverage, Pet Care, Cleaning, Customer Service, Money Handling

Description :

    1. Cleaned, sanitized, did laundry, and performed general maintenance in the kennel and on the grounds.
    2. Monitored stool conditions, health conditions, wellbeing, and recognized emergent health conditions.
    3. Exercised caution, proper behavior, and handling of red tags (dangerous, aggressive animals).
    4. Moved animals safely throughout the kennel and grounds, prepped animals for pick up, brought animals up to the office for pick up and brought them back to the kennel after being dropped off, while providing exceptional customer service.
    5. Completed morning/evening feeding, with an awareness of and compliance with any special feeding requirements and medications.
    6. Completed any observation logs found on cages on a daily basis, place new logs when appropriate, and communicate the use of logs to the appropriate department.
    7. Observed animals, report changes in behavior (aggressiveness, listlessness, not eating) and possible health problems (diarrhea, vomiting) to appropriate staff.
    8. Used medical concern board and behavior logs and memos on a daily basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Kennel Technician/Groomer's Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly dedicated Kennel Technician/Groomer's Assistant committed to the health and well-being of animals and passionate about conservation. Well organized, motivated, able to take initiative, and able to work independently. Looking to become a key member of a team who supports and assists veterinarians and veterinary technicians, ensuring the safety of pets, clients, and other associates, while providing high-quality animal care.

Skills : Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, Word, And Access, CPR Certified, Dependable, And Responsible Worker.

Description :

    1. Daily cleaning and disinfecting kennels, exercise, training areas, and grounds and other kennel facilities using approved cleaning supplies, tools, and methods.
    2. Cleaning and sanitizing toys, beds, feeding bowls, crates, and other equipment.
    3. Reporting maintenance problems or repairs to the supervisor.
    4. Preparing and dispensing food in appropriate amounts and time intervals, including feeding of special diets to kennel dogs and puppies per feeding instructions and guidelines.
    5. Preparing specific diets for individual dogs and oversee the preparation of special diets and amounts.
    6. Understanding and able to identify the clinical signs and symptoms in a dog that indicate a change of diet may be required, suggesting and understanding appropriate transition protocol.
    7. Ensuring that records of dog feeding are appropriately documented.
    8. Providing quality care and a safe environment to kenneled dogs and puppies.
    9. Providing immediate response to a dog or puppy in distress.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Assistant Manager/Kennel Technician Resume

Summary : Assistant Manager/Kennel Technician with 7 years of working in shelters. Patient and personable Kennel Attendant focused on developing and maintaining trusting relationships with shy, aggressive and withdrawn animals. Meticulous Kennel Attendant, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Looking to become a part of a team, grow with a company, and further grow me through hard work and dedication.

Skills : Excellent Customer Service, Customer Relations, Daily Caretaking Needs Of Animals, Clean And Disinfect Animal Enclosures, Administering Medication To Patients

Description :

    1. Oversaw cleaning and maintenance for 150+ kennels, including all facility grounds.
    2. Greeted customers, and guided them through in, and out-boarding of pets.
    3. Walked through the kennel areas checking each animal individually for any abnormal activity such as vomiting, diarrhea, or blood in the cage or run.
    4. Reported all abnormal activity to supervisors, doctors, and technicians and write findings on the treatment board.
    5. Recognized emergency situations, enlisting the aid of doctors and technicians.
    6. Marked boarders food sheets correctly for eating, drinking, fecal and urine production.
    7. Connected with clients to determine their pet's needs during the boarding process.
    8. Responsible for picking up dogs from their homes and taking them for hikes in the mountains.
    9. Ensured all dog's that are entering their vaccines are up to date and they are spayed/neutered.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Kennel Technician / Team Lead Resume

Objective : Kennel Technician / Team Lead looking for a challenging position in the veterinary field/customer service industry where I can utilize my persuasive and creative problem-solving skills with a strong aptitude to develop my skills in order to compete and be productive in the workplace. To obtain a position where my skills, abilities, and experiences will be used to the fullest which will allow me to grow within the company.

Skills : Daily Caretaking Needs Of Animals, Clean And Disinfect Animal Enclosures, Administer Medication To Patients, Properly Restrain Animals For Vets & Techs, Maintain Patient Charts That Document Daily Care

Description :

    1. Performed animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
    2. Mixed food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
    3. Attended to boarding and grooming animals, keeping kennels clean as well as letting pets outside to play.
    4. Sterilized all surgery equipment, did laundry, clean and mop hospital, and assisted nurses and doctors with anything they needed.
    5. Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.
    6. Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
    7. Communicated with all clients about boarding their pets, and explaining all requirements and caretaking procedure.
    8. Made sure all animals we properly fed, walked, and medicated 2-3 times daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science