dog sitting resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Caring Pet Sitter brings experience in medication administration and basic animal care. Attentive and detail-oriented with passion for helping pet owners feel confident and at ease about pets' welfare while away. Results-focused Dog Sitter dedicated to maximizing satisfaction and retention with proactive attention to individual customer needs. Smoothly handles questions and resolves concerns with great problem-solving abilities and attention to detail. Multitasks and manages time well to consistently meet performance targets. Dedicated Pet Sitter with advanced knowledge of animal care and client relationship management. Well-versed in stringently following owner instructions for pet medication, dietary needs and daily care. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Conscientious and service-oriented Dog/Cat Sitter, passionate about providing animals with top-notch care and support. Develops and maintains loyal client relationships while building lasting trust with animals under care. Proficient in grooming procedures, exercise strategies and basic animal needs. Reliable and punctual Animal Care team member with proven skills cleaning animal areas, coordinating inventory and managing animal needs with care and compassion. Highly organized and hardworking with good communication and multitasking abilities. Proactive Dog/Cat Sitter always ready for diverse animal needs. Knowledgeable about nutrition, medication and differences between breeds. Maintains health of groups of animals by calmly controlling behaviors and anticipating problems.

  • Documented and resolved dog and cat eating issues which led to Pet owner reassurance and awareness.
  • Cared for 3 children ages 5, 5 and 1 year and 6 months.
  • Decision Making
  • Medication Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Feeding and Watering
  • Work Planning
  • Food Intake Monitoring
  • Food Supplement Preparation
  • Animal Observations
  • Meal Preparation
  • Relationship Building
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Honest and Ethical
Work History
Dog Sitting, 02/2022 - 02/2022
City Of Ballwin Ellisville, MO,
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Boosted animal health by carrying out optimal feeding and watering schedule.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Worked 15 to 30-minute shifts every morning and night with oversight of 7 animals in kennels or holding pens.
  • Followed pet care instructions, dietary needs and medication regimens.
Cat Sitter, 12/2021 - 02/2022
Elizabeth Elwell City, STATE,
  • Refilled water bowls, prepared meals and provided companionship and playtime activities.
  • Visited pet owners' homes up to 2 times per day depending on schedule and needs.
  • Performed other routine functions upon request such as mail and package retrieval, watering plants or trash removal.
  • Provided daily updates to pet owners via email or text messages.
  • Supported optimal animal health and comfort with frequent bedding changes.
  • Gave animals proper attention to promote secure environment in owner's absence.
  • Coordinated schedules to optimize care for multiple pets and team members each day.
  • Communicated professionally with pet owners via phone, email and text.
Babysitter, 01/2020 - 02/2022
Sarah Woodward City, STATE,
  • Prepared healthy, age-appropriate snacks and meals.
  • Maintained updated list of emergency contact information and child's health information in case of emergencies.
  • Communicated positively with children and guardians.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Offered age-appropriate, fun and educational activities for children ranging in age from six weeks to sixth grade.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Provided developmentally appropriate activities for children.
  • Monitored children's play activities to verify safety.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive relationships.
  • Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
  • Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
  • Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Made healthy snacks and meals for 3 children.
Associates : Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 06/2024
Community College of Vermont - Bennington, VT,
Status -
  • 3.0+ GPA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2020
Mount Anthony Union High School - Bennington, VT,
Status -
  • 3.0+ GPA

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School Attended

  • Community College of Vermont
  • Mount Anthony Union High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Sitting
  • Cat Sitter
  • Babysitter


  • Associates
  • High School Diploma

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