dog breeder resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Detail-oriented worker with knowledge of scientific data collection, including vitals monitoring, behavior observation and environment assessment. Dedicated to comprehensive animal and habitat maintenance and efficient grooming. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Diligent College Student focused on Animal Science and dedication to prompt project completion and continual adaptation. Team-oriented collaborator with reliability and focus on equitable task distribution through group projects and motivation to accomplish mutually held goals. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Medication Administration
  • Birthing Procedures
  • Habitat Cleaning
  • Vitals Monitoring
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data Management
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Team Management
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Math
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Organizational Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Team Building
  • Problem Resolution
  • Relationship Building
  • Good Work Ethic
  • People Skills
10/2012 to Current
Dog Breeder Dartmouth College Hanover, NH,
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Observed animals in heat to detect approach of estrus and exercised animals to induce or hasten estrus if necessary.
  • Organized purchases and sales of animals to home and research facilities, considering factors such as cost, transportation requirements and desired uses.
  • Took care of 12 dogs at once by managing needs such as feeding, grooming and watering.
  • Assisted with customer requests and answered questions to improve satisfaction.
  • Planned and completed group projects, working smoothly with others.
  • Delivered products to customer locations on time.
  • Maintained updated knowledge through continuing education and advanced training.
02/2015 to 03/2017
Farm Hand Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Mcmurray, PA,
  • Cleaned stalls, pens and equipment using water hoses or pumps.
  • Patrolled holding habitats and grazing areas to monitor animal safety and make timely repairs to equipment, gates and pens.
  • Repaired buildings, fences and other pertinent structures to keep animals properly contained.
  • Updated records with data about animal growth, feeding patterns, costs and behaviors.
  • Organized new stock arrivals by size, color and age to facilitate health examinations and breeding program.
  • Used oil cans, hand tools and grease guns to lubricate and make minor repairs to farming machinery.
  • Marked livestock to identify ownership and grade using brands, tags or tattoos.
  • Fed and watered livestock and monitored food and water supplies.
  • Examined animals to detect illness, injury or disease.
  • Cleaned and maintained animal pens by raking up manure and putting down fresh straw and hay.
  • Broke in new horses with diligent and patient approach focused on building trust and obedience.
  • Assisted with maintenance and repair activities to keep buildings and equipment in safe and proper condition.
  • Mixed feed, additives and medicines in prescribed portions.
  • Herded livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks or other enclosures.
  • Drove trucks, tractors and other equipment to distribute feed to animals.
  • Completed harvesting activities using harvesters, tractors and other heavy equipment.
  • Loaded agricultural products into trucks to deliver fresh products to market or storage facilities.
  • Maintained and repaired farming equipment to provide consistent usability, prime operational condition and alleviate downtime.
  • Drove trucks and tractors to distribute feed to animals.
  • Sprayed fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth.
  • Moved livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales and enclosures.
  • Maintained stock health with proactive grooming, clipping, trimming, parasite control, castration and shearing.
  • Used all-terrain vehicles to patrol expansive land holding, pastures and grazing areas to monitor animal activities.
  • Shifted animals between grazing areas to foster sufficient access to food.
  • Ordered food for animals and arranged delivery.
  • Watered and fed livestock and cleaned pens and enclosures to maintain farm animal health.
  • Segregated animals according to weight, age and physical condition.
  • Administered medications and vaccinations or arranged for veterinarians to provide extensive treatment.
  • Harvested vegetables to make ready for sale and consumption by picking, cleaning and packing with labels.
  • Protected herds from predators using trained dogs.
10/2008 to 03/2009
Pet Shop Assistant Green Pet Shop City, STATE,
  • Computed purchases and received and processed cash or credit payment.
  • Exchanged merchandise for customers and accepted returns.
  • Maintained knowledge of sales and promotions, return policies and security practices.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Watched for and recognized security risks and thefts to prevent or handle situations.
  • Greeted customers to determine wants or needs.
  • Ticketed, arranged and displayed merchandise to promote sales.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Answered store and merchandise questions and led customers to wanted items.
  • Described merchandise and explained use, operation and care.
  • Organized store by returning merchandise to proper areas and restocked displays.
  • Bagged or packaged purchases and wrapped gifts.
  • Prepared merchandise for purchase or rental.
  • Recommended, selected and located merchandise based on customer desires.
  • Cleaned shelves, counters and tables to maintain organized store.
03/2006 to 04/2008
Pet Care Associate Foster Pet Shop City, STATE,
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Participated in animal handling and manipulation training to reduce animal pain and distress and improve animal welfare.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Cuddled and snuggled, making pets feel safe and loved in owner's absence.
  • Monitored pets for signs of distress, injury and illness and coordinated caring responses.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
  • Fed pets on-schedule and with appropriate food for developmental or health requirements.
  • Provided adequate attention and consistent oversight to vacationing pets to promote high level of care.
  • Submitted reports with photo updates to keep pet parents informed.
  • Administered medication and treatment as prescribed by veterinarian to optimize animal health.
  • Assessed dog behavior in group play to provide positive and fun experience for dogs.
  • Monitored pets for stress, behavioral and health issues, fostering safety.
  • Communicated positively with clients to understand and meet pets' unique needs.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Kept facility areas clean, neat and sanitized for optimal animal health and well-being.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained information regarding possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior.
  • Supported enrichment activities to promote, encourage and evaluate pet behaviors.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/2013
Weatherford High School - Weatherford,
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Horse Trainer And Veterinary
Tarleton University - Stephenville,
Expected in
: Prerequisities
Weatherford Community College - Weatherford TX,

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School Attended

  • Weatherford High School
  • Tarleton University
  • Weatherford Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Breeder
  • Farm Hand
  • Pet Shop Assistant
  • Pet Care Associate


  • GED
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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