Self-starter Strong time management Strong work ethic Customer service skills Thorough Strong interpersonal skills Efficient multi-tasker Solid communication skills Public speaking Detail-oriented Clear-headed under pressure Experience with muzzles and restraints Physically strong and agile Responsible, reliable, trustworthy Charismatic.
Accomplished Horse Trainer and Riding Instructor
mentoring multiple students/equines to qualify for World and National Championship Competitions.
Producing several winners on State Championship levels in multiple disciplines.
Part Owner/Operator of Saricabra Farms boarding, training, and riding facility.
Responsible for facility/grounds maintenance, animal care, scheduling appointments and bookkeeping.
Managed and supervised ten students during Saricabra Farms Rodeo Summer Camps for the past four years.
Senior Counselor for Horse Crazy Summer Riding Camps, assisting the trainers and overseeing student safety and activities.
Responsible Assistant focused on building strong relationships with customers and pets.
Successfully manages administrative responsibilities while delivering quality care, in the face of physically and emotionally demanding jobs.
Excels at putting pets at ease and relieving anxiety while they are away from their normal environments.
Talented and compassionate Dog Training Assistant with extensive knowledge of animal psychology and a background in multiple training techniques.
Dedicated to working with animals to resolve behavior issues effectively and humanely.
Responsible for evaluating and observing a group of 20+ dogs, teaching them behavioral expectations and socialization.
Seasoned Pet Sitter with four years experience in pet sitting and animal care providing exceptional in-home care to dogs, cats, horses and birds.
Clerical experience as a volunteer Office Assistant for Precious Cargo, a HYPPA Therapeutic riding organization and a summer Office Assistant for Select Auto Sales.
Duties included filing, data entry, and receptionist.
Assistant to Equine Alternative Therapist.
Internship with Equine Chiropractic, BioScan (Low Photonic Lasers) for Acupuncture, Bowen Therapy for Animals, Trigger Point and Stress Point Massage Therapies.
Bather/ Assistant January 2009 to January 2011The Groom Shoppe － Horn Lake, MS
Bathed and dried an average of thirty dogs and cats each day.
Nail trimming and anal gland expression.
Achieved detailed grooming including eye care, cleaning wrinkles and dental care and applying bows and bandanas.
Promoted skin and coat health through regular grooming.
Identified and reported signs of illness in dogs during bathing and grooming.
Customer service regarding animal drop off and pick up.
Training Assistant/ Dog Daycare Supervisor/ Pet Sitter January 2012 to CurrentThe Polished Pooch － Germantown, TN
Worked with animals to resolve any behavior problems.
Practiced obedience training with each dog, responding to each dog's individual needs while keeping an eye on the whole group.
Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
Emphasized the use of positive training techniques and owner education in resolving behavior issues.
Used humane training solutions to address animal behavior problems.
Assisted in conducting private lessons and offered behavior consultations with each dog's owner.
Consulted with owners and made recommendations on the individual exercise needs of their pets.
Presented training techniques during a one-on-one consultation on a regular basis.
Transported animals throughout the training facility.
Cued and signaled animals during exercise and play times.
Fed animals as owners requested and made sure they had access to fresh water at all times.
Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with their animals through regular contact.
Kennel Technician April 2013 to CurrentThe Pet Hospitals － Collierville, MS
Consulted with owners and informed them of their pet(s) stay while they were away.
Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
Walked, fed and watered numerous dogs each day, responding to their individual needs.
Walked large dogs and restrained physically strong or aggressive dogs.
Played with and talked to animals to soothe and comfort them during their stay.
Observed general kennel population for illness and injury.
Cared for animals with special medical needs.
Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.
Identified and reported signs of illness in dogs during bathing.
Promoted skin and coat health through regular bathing, and gave medical baths when prescribed by a veterinarian.
Minimal training as a Veterinary Technician, assisting veterinarians in examining animals and restraining animals during veterinary procedures.
Associate of Science
Associate of Arts : Allied Health and Psychology Sociology, Psychology, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, 1 2013Southwest Tennessee Community College － Memphis, TN, United StatesGPA: GPA: 3.69 Dean's ListAllied Health and Psychology GPA: 3.69 Dean's List Sociology, Psychology, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology
Personal Accomplishments Nine time qualifier for the National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championships. Eight time short- go qualifier. Tennessee High School Rodeo Association Goat Tying National Finalist Qualifier. Tennessee High School Rodeo Association Horse of The Year 2009 and 2010. National High School Rodeo Association Goat Tying Top 20 Finalist. International Youth Finals Rodeo Top 15 Goat Tying Qualifier. Central States Rodeo Association Reserve Champion Barrel Racer. Southern Tennessee All-Star Rodeo Association Breakaway Roping Champion. Trained and showed my personal Australian Shepard, who won 1st place in the Lucky Dog- Dog Race.