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Dog Trainer resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Canine Enthusiast with vast knowledge in grooming, training, and husbandry. Providing professional care to dogs and improving the relationship between owner and pet.

Skills
  • Group Training Sessions
  • Balanced Training
  • Puppy Classes
  • Behavior Modification
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Proper Animal Restraining
  • Breed-Specific Grooming
  • Customer Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Animal Observations
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Illness and Injury Detection
  • Breed and Species Knowledge
  • Pet Care Management
  • Adaptability and Dependability
  • Animal Safety
  • Pet Owner Advisory
Experience
04/2021 to 06/2022 Dog Trainer Natural Pawz | Park Ridge, IL,
  • Evaluated individual needs of dogs to provide appropriate training and behavior modification instruction.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Used food and toy rewards, humane training tools and verbal and leash corrections to teach dogs behaviors.
  • Discussed appropriate canine socialization methods with pet owners and explained proper use of sit, stay and down commands.
  • Displayed passion for animal welfare and demonstrated humane techniques with progressive training models.
  • Conducted training classes and assisted with animal behavior help requests and enrichment programs.
  • Cared for pets during owners' absences.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness and unhealthy conditions requiring medical care.
  • Advised owners on strategies for continuing training and reinforcing lessons.
  • Evaluated animals for trainability to discuss training techniques.
  • Accustomed each animal to feel of equipment by introducing devices and steadily increasing use.
11/2017 to 04/2021 Dog Groomer Petco | Dayville, CT,
  • Bathed approximately 10 animals per 8 hour shift.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Cared for pets during owners' absences.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Isolated animals with potential contagious diseases to reduce infection risks and monitor disease presentation.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
06/2015 to 05/2017 Dog Groomer Petco | Del Mar, CA,
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Bathed approximately 6 animals per 8-hour shift.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
05/2014 to 06/2015 Kennel Attendant Xanterra Parks & Resorts | Denver, CO,
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • 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.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 High School Diploma | Washburn Rural High School, Topeka, KS GPA:
Expected in | Allen County Community College, Burlingame, KS, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Washburn Rural High School
  • Allen County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Trainer
  • Dog Groomer
  • Dog Groomer
  • Kennel Attendant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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