Animal Care resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Animal Care Tech with experience working with animals of different breeds. Solid understanding of animal care practices, grooming, and nutrition needs. Outgoing personality with innate drive to provide superior customer service and excellent care.

  • Sanitization
  • First-aid
  • Special diet requirements
  • FDA food guidelines
  • Quick problem solver
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Coordination skills
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Client satisfaction
  • Pet first aid and CPR certified
  • Positive pet interactions
  • Animal evaluations
  • Breed and species knowledge
  • Hospital facility cleaning
  • Animal interaction
  • Pet charting information
  • Customer service
  • Safety precautions and measures
  • Animal nutrition
  • Kennel cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Heavy load lifting
  • Pet feeding and medication administration
  • Canine exercise sessions
  • Owner paperwork completion
  • Animal health understanding
  • Effective customer communication
  • Company procedure adherence
  • Safety and health precautions
Animal Care, 08/2019 - Current
Petco Chapel Hill, NC,
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained all necessary information, including possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, fur blow drying and combing out matted fur during high-volume periods, including holidays.
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming and daily care services and cross-sold specialty products like bows, ribbons, pet toys and treats.
  • Brushed coat, cut nails and cleaned ears to promote animal health and wellness.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support, as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Walked dogs of varying sizes at one time while enforcing each dog's good behavior and walking manners.
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks numerous times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Ordered, received, unloaded and stored feed and supplies for animals under care.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Consulted with clients about desired cuts and styles for individual animals.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
Internship Student, 06/2019 - 08/2019
Hawkeye Care Centers Of Iowa Dubuque, IA,
  • Explained disease and condition diagnoses, prognoses and treatment options to pet and animal owners to provide information for decision-making concerning care.
  • Assessed health conditions, symptoms and history of animals and delivered treatment.
  • Prescribed medications for conditions after speaking with and listening to pet owners, reviewing health history and observing symptoms.
  • Treated wide array of small animals and exotics for disease and injuries and provided preventive health care treatments such as vaccinations, parasite prophylaxis and nutrition options.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, education on treatment protocols and general procedures.
  • Educated clients and public on animal health, treatment protocols and general procedures.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Dietary Aide, 06/2018 - 06/2019
Crestview Nursing & Rehabilitation City, STATE,
  • Used dishwasher to wash plates, cups, utensils, serving tools and cooking equipment.
  • Served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs.
  • Helped patients with special needs eat meals with kindness and patience.
  • Set tables before patients arrived to maintain efficiency of meal services.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Played games with patients on a daily basis to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage long-term patients.
  • Comforted patients and provided each with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Webster City High School - Webster City, IA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Veterinarian), Expected in
Iowa State University - Ames, IA

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School Attended

  • Webster City High School
  • Iowa State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Animal Care
  • Internship Student
  • Dietary Aide


  • High School Diploma
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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