dog sitter resume example with 6+ 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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Career Goals: My ambition is to obtain an associates degree in occupational therapy. I plan on working at a nearby hospital to gain experience. After obtaining a degree I will start my life as an occupational therapist assistant. Passionate about maintaining safe, clean and secure environments for all types of animals. Accustomed to working in homes, outdoors and on farms to meet unique demands. Well-organized in coordinating feeding schedules, medication and cleaning to support animal health and wellbeing.

  • Grooming and bathing
  • Pet care management
  • Pet first aid and CPR certified
  • Supervision
  • Customer service
  • Team management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Communications
  • Administrative support
  • Team building
  • Security systems
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship development
  • Organization
  • Project organization
  • First Aid/CPR
Dog Sitter, 10/2016 - Current
The Cleaning Authority Hollywood, FL,
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
  • Trained animals in routine and special commands, how to get along with other animals and housebreaking.
  • Changed bedding weekly to promote optimal health and comfort for each animal.
  • Delivered optimal support for newborn animals by providing safe, warm and clean locations and monitoring conditions.
  • Applied ointments and other medication to treat eyes, skin and other body parts.
  • Picked up and dropped off animals to coordinate comprehensive, door-to-door service for regular customers.
  • Offered animals ample exercise opportunities through walks and play activities.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Monitored medication administration as directed by pet owners and vet.
  • Reviewed inventory levels during shifts and placed orders to replenish supplies, including shampoo, canine toothpaste and styptic powder.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Performed scheduled walks and activities with outdoor pets.
  • Provided adequate attention and consistent oversight to vacationing pets to promote high level of care.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Fed animals twice daily and refilled water dish for fresh water supply.
  • Provided seamless communication to inform pet owners of visits and pet status.
Baby Sitting , 03/2016 - Current
Heather Newman City, STATE,
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Engaged with children, providing nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Devised activities helping promote physical and mental development.
  • Assisted younger children with learning how to accomplish small, age-appropriate jobs.
  • Monitored playtime to prevent overuse of technology, television or other detrimental influences.
  • Helped children complete homework and special assignments daily to support academic performance.
  • Maintained daily records of children's behavior, sleeping schedules, meals and activities.
  • Cleaned and tidied living room and kitchen after activities to maintain safe, accessible area.
  • Read variety of books to children to promote language development skills.
  • Cut snack foods into bite-sized pieces before serving to young children and monitored closely during snack time to prevent choking.
  • Accompanied children on outings to approved locations as well as after-school activities.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate lessons involving reading, crafts, music and movement.
  • Fostered learning relationships with children by creating educational and productive games and projects.
  • Helped older kids complete homework, school projects and chores.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children under care.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious snacks and meals according to individual needs.
  • Built relationships with and encouraged social development within children by discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
  • Checked homework and assisted with schoolwork and studying to bolster academic aptitude.
  • Calculated amount owed for services and collected payment from parents.
  • Kept parents' contact information, emergency services phone number and child’s health history on hand in case of emergency situations.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Cooked nutritious meals to promote healthy diet and nutrition.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Accompanied family vacations to provide nonstop childcare services.
  • Monitored indoor and outdoor playtime by guiding activities while watching for dangers.
  • Recorded information about behavior, food service and medication dispensing.
  • Observed and monitored play to identify developmental strengths and target areas for enrichment activities.
  • Discussed new developments, misbehavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Discussed household rules, children's progress and routines with parents to foster stable and structured environment.
  • Planned excursions to enhance physical abilities and expose children to stimulating, educational activities.
  • Balanced schedules to provide optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Monitored children's safety and well-being to prevent accidents and falls.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene and good oral health.
  • Provided safe and efficient transportation to and from activities and events.
  • Assisted children with bathing and potty training to instill good hygiene from young age.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans based on ages and abilities of class children.
  • Improved group and individual behavior by employing positive management strategies.
House Cleaner, 12/2014 - Current
Karlena Edenfield City, STATE,
  • Organized, cleaned and sanitized kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms to eliminate daily germs and keep families healthy.
  • Checked and changed linens and washed and dried dishes to maintain orderly homes.
  • Followed proper handling procedures for chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floor and fixtures and maintain safe environment.
  • Laundered bedding and made beds to minimize wrinkles in sheets and keep pillows fluffed.
  • Returned vacant rooms to occupant-ready status by deep cleaning, changing linens, restocking inventory and removing trash.
  • Rendered detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Employed deep-cleaning techniques for areas in need of additional sanitation.
  • Dusted ceiling air conditioning diffusers and ventilation systems to improve airflow.
  • Removed finger marks and smudges from doors, frames and glass partitions to enhance shine.
  • Created checklists for daily stocking of housekeeping carts to improve inventory management and prevent unnecessary trips to stockroom.
  • Emptied wastebaskets and disposed of all soiled linen in guest rooms to reduce spread of germs and enhance freshness.
  • Moved beds, sofas and small furniture to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
Education and Awards
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2020
Northwest High School - McDermott, OH,
Status -
  • Northwest Alumni Recipient
  • FFA Member
  • 4 year varsity softball Member
  • 4 year varsity volleyball Member
  • 3 year honors club Member
  • 2017-Northwest Mohawks Rookie Recipient
  • 2017-Northwest Mohawks Slugger Recipient
  • 2017-Softball All-District Honorable Mention Recipient
  • 2018-Volleyball Team leader Recipient
  • 2018-Volleyball Team MVP Recipient
  • 2018-Volleyball 2nd Team All-SOC Recipient
  • 2018-Softball All-Southeast District 2nd Team Recipient
  • 2018-Softball 2nd Team All-SOC Recipient
  • 2018- Softball first-team All SOC Recipient
  • 2018 - Softball All-District Honorable Mention Recipient
  • 2018- Junior Football Homecoming Attendant Recipient
  • 2018- Mohawk of the week Recipient
  • Completed coursework in Math, Science, History, and English
  • My GPA is a 3.6 on a 4.0 scale
  • 3-year member of the Honors Club
  • I ranked 21st out of 104 students.
Additional Information
  • Awards/Accomplishments Greenhand FFA Degree , 4 Year Varsity Softball Award 4 Year Varsity Volleyball Award 2017-Northwest Mohawks Rookie Award 2017-Northwest Mohawks Slugger Award 2017-Softball All-District Honorable Mention 2018-Volleyball Team leader 2018-Volleyball Team MVP 2018-Volleyball Best Hitting Percentage 2018-Volleyball Best Service Percentage 2018-Volleyball 2nd Team All-SOC Award 2018-Softball Biggest Risk Taker Award 2018-Softball All-Southeast District 2nd Team Award 2018-Softball 2nd Team All-SOC Award 2018-Northwest Mohawks Golden Glove Award 2018- Softball first-team All SOC 2018 - Softball All-District Honorable Mention 2018-Voted Junior Football Homecoming Attendant 2018- Mohawk of the week
  • Awards and Greenhand FFA degree, 3 year varsity volleyball award, 3 year varsity Recognition softball award, 2018 junior football homecoming attendant 3 year member of honors club.
  • First Aid/CPR

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