dog sitter resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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I am a hard working, dedicated person who is passionate about helping and working with all types of animals. I am seeking a position where I can deepen my knowledge and understanding of various animal groups. I am eager to put my time and energy into a job where I can make a difference in the lives of animals. Animals have helped me so much throughout my life and now I want to devote my life to giving back to them. Caring Dog Walker with 1 year dog walker walking various dog breeds according to each animal's individual needs. Talented at building relationships with animals to foster obedience and improve wellbeing. Kindhearted pet lover with passion for treating animals with respect and compassion during each interaction. Diligent and hardworking with passion for optimal animal care and support. Builds positive relationships with owners and trust with animals. Knowledgeable about grooming, exercise and basic care. Devoted with deep love of animals and readiness to take on any care assignments. Protects animals and guests from undue risks with careful management of animal spaces and behaviors. Team-oriented professional always ready to handle everything from administrative to facilities maintenance in tasks in support of animal care needs. Wellness-focused Animal Caretaker with full complement of skills in feeding, grooming and exercising animals. Talented in delivering routine care and specific treatments meeting animals' needs. Organized in maintaining schedules and staying on top of daily checklists. Hardworking and reliable with strong ability in communication. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Animal Safety
  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Basic Animal Care
  • Excellent Communication
  • Reliable Vehicle
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Pet Sitting
  • Customer Service
  • Pet Toxins Knowledgeable
  • Animal Behavior Knowledge
  • Food Supplement Preparation
  • Work Planning
  • Problem-Solving
  • Animal Quarters Maintenance
  • Animal Examinations
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Observations
  • Work Prioritization
  • Food Intake Monitoring
  • Equipment Disinfection
  • Weight Charting
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Feeding and Watering
Dog Sitter, 05/2022 - Current
Finastra Manila, AR,
  • Fed animals twice daily and refilled water dish.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Offered animals exercise opportunities through walks and play activities.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Provided seamless communication to inform pet owners of visits and pet status.
  • Adhered to pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions as part of quality care.
  • Cared for pets during owners' absences.
  • Provided adequate attention and consistent oversight to vacationing pets to promote high level of care.
  • 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.
Dog Grooming Assistant, 05/2022 - 09/2022
Dukes K9 City, STATE,
  • Bathed approximate 10 animals per 6-hour shift.
  • Handled pets with gentle demeanor to help animals feel calm and secure.
  • Bathed and styled pet's fur, inspecting animals for external signs of parasites, disease or injury.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Jr State Advocate, 12/2015 - 12/2020
Decoding Dyslexia NYS City, STATE,
  • Advocate for dyslexic students — state of ny, albany, - age 13-15
  • For two years, I served on a panel to advocate for dyslexic awareness
  • After these years of my advocacy, a law was passed which mandated that IEP teams in NY schools use the word dyslexia in their eligibility and documents
  • (Recommendation Letter from Jo Anne Simon Attached)
  • Reached out to individuals via phone, email and SMS to deliver help and support.
  • Presented to general public and outside agencies to raise awareness and garner support for initiatives.
  • Sat with legislators to have conversation on important educational needs for special education
Veterinary Shadow, 06/2019 - 09/2019
Dinaorah Dellacamera DVM City, STATE,
  • Restrained and stabilized animals during examination and treatment to prevent injuries.
  • Helped with Performing physical examinations and recorded weight, temperature and other vitals.
  • Supported veterinarians to drive quality care, advocate for pets and educate clients.
  • helped Examine animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Addressed healthcare needs of animals by coordinating with veterinarians and following orders.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Supported family when pet was put down to help them with this news
Horse Caretaker, 09/2018 - 06/2019
Hope Rising Farm Therapeutic Riding Center City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Followed exercise training programs laid out by horse trainer and walked, galloped and trotted horses regularly.
  • Instructed participants on balanced riding fundamentals essential to rider and horse safety.
  • Monitored rider safety, discussing helmets, whips, boots and saddles.
  • Paired rider with equine partner for lessons based on temperament, personality and experience.
  • Advised participants on proper health care, nutrition, feeding and grazing of horses.
  • Scheduled riding clinics, summer camps and pony parties to boost revenue.
  • Organized and scheduled exercise programs and recreational activities to facilitate physical and emotional health of participants.
  • Planned therapeutic and recreation activities aligned with abilities, interests and therapy objectives.
  • Obtained information from medical records, medical staff, family members to assess capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Set up therapeutic riding and unmounted riding classes
  • Worked along side the participants during these classes to feel safe and confident
  • Lead a fundraiser to raise funds to purchase a ramp for our wheelchair bound participants to safely mount the horses. Goal accomplished
Intern, 12/2017 - 12/2017
Montessori School City, STATE,
  • (Recommendation Letter Attached) volunteer — Liceo montessori — jamaica — february 2018 - age 15
  • I traveled to Jamaica to volunteer time at the Garland Hall Orphanage
  • During my volunteer time, I interacted with the children and taught them about different cultures around the globe
  • I also played games and taught the children music to bring joy to their lives
  • (Recommendation Letter from Principal of the school Attached)
  • Cleaned and organized classrooms, materials and supplies.
  • Accepted instruction from management regarding assignments and tasks.
  • Followed school schedules and policies to promote safety and learning.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: Equine Science, Expected in 01/2011
The Knox School - St James,
Status -

& 12th grade — 2019-2021, awards Triple C Award - Awarded from the New York State Attorney General recognizing students with “Character, Courage and Commitment”

1: Equine Studies, Expected in
Kildonan - Amenia, NY,
Status -

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School Attended

  • The Knox School
  • Kildonan

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Sitter
  • Dog Grooming Assistant
  • Jr State Advocate
  • Veterinary Shadow
  • Horse Caretaker
  • Intern


  • High School Diploma
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