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dog groomer resume example with 5 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Thorough Groomer experienced in handling both small and large breeds of dogs. Passionate in training dogs throughout the grooming process and building client relations. Very comfortable handling any dog with behavioral issues or very specific grooming needs. Incredible aptitude for grooming at least 5 pets per day. Devoted to providing quality work and meeting all clients' expectations.

Skills
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Breed-Specific Grooming
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Relationship Building
  • Animal Behavior Education
  • Animal Training
  • Animal Grooming
  • Problem-Solving
  • Illness and Injury Detection
Education and Training
Ball State University Muncie, IN Expected in 05/2025 Bachelor of Arts : Telecommunications - GPA :
Burris Laboratory School Muncie, IN, Expected in 05/2021 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Petco - Dog Groomer
Aurora, CO, 01/2021 - 04/2022
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Completed full service grooms pertaining to what the client wanted and their dogs needs
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained information regarding possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Bathed and performed a full service groom on approximately 6 animals per 8 hour shift.
American Veterinary Group - Kennel Technician
Islamorada, FL, 07/2020 - 04/2022
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Bathed animals to remove dust, debris or contaminants and maintain wellbeing.
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, maintained visible animal identification and checked tags to minimize care errors.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Treated superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
Wendy's - Crew Member
Columbia, MD, 10/2019 - 07/2020
  • Wiped down tables and equipment, swept and refilled stock.
  • Kept restaurant lobby, front counter, drive-thru, kitchen and restrooms neat and clean throughout shift.
  • Entered orders into computer system to send order details to kitchen, mentioning customers' special requests and food allergies in person.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Organized and restocked supplies to support operations and team productivity.
  • Corrected unacceptable work or materials to prevent problems and keep operations on target.
  • Restocked supplies, removed trash and cleaned areas.
  • Answered customer questions and took orders.
  • Prepared products by adding tags and readying pallets for restocking.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Assisted customers with product, promotion and policy information.
  • Operated fryers and grills, assisted with putting orders together and bagged items for customers.
  • Totaled bills, accepted payments and returned change.
Culver Academies - Stable Hand
Culver, IN, 03/2017 - 09/2019
  • Maintained saddles, bridles and riding gear and helped fit to specific horses.
  • Monitored horses' health and temperament for signs of injury and illness.
  • Trained and rode horses across wide age range and exhibited excellent horse handling skills.
  • Protected animal health and wellbeing by keeping areas clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness and unhealthy conditions requiring medical care.
  • Evaluated animals for trainability to discuss training techniques.
  • Worked with owner to determine ranch needs.
  • Cared for livestock and monitored health and living spaces.
  • Prepared horses for travel.
  • Followed precise feeding instructions and schedules for animals under care.
Languages
Spanish :
Full Professional
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ball State University
  • Burris Laboratory School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Groomer
  • Kennel Technician
  • Crew Member
  • Stable Hand

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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