dog trainer resume example with 5 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Dedicated Dog Trainer committed to helping pet owners safely and humanely control pet behavior. Driven to improve owner and pet relationships by teaching new methods for interacting. Expertly uses positive reinforcement, including clicker-training technique. With over 5 years of experience in service dog training. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and understanding animal behavior.

Colorado State University Fort ColClaires, CO Expected in 2022 Bachelor of Science : Biology Medicine - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.
  • Member of Canine Companions for Independence.
Chandler Gilbert Community College Chandler, AZ, Expected in No Degree : General Education Courses - GPA :

Took Community College Classes while a Senior in High-school.

Learning Foundation & Performing Arts Gilbert, AZ, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.4 GPA.
  • Graduated in Top 10% of Class.
  • Member of National Honor Society.
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Spanish Speaking Skills
  • Project organization
  • Relationship development
  • Customer/Client relations
  • Minimal Coding skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Safety and compliance
  • Advanced planning
  • Child development
  • Species-Specific Temperament Knowledge
  • Cleaning
  • Pet Care Needs
  • Medication Management
  • Patience
Work History
Petco - Dog Trainer
Commack, NY, 11/2019 - Current
  • Assessed animals and consulted with owners about suitability for desired use based on temperament, age and other factors.
  • Accustomed animals to training and owners, established processes with strategic contact and firm but soothing tones.
  • Conferred with owners about methods for continuing training and reinforcing methods taught in classes.
  • Acclimated every animal to feel of different harnesses and equipment by steadily increasing touches and overall use.
  • Maintained clean, neat and hazard-free animal areas to protect individual health and wellbeing.
  • Employed positive reinforcement with animals, including using "clicker-training" method, voice rewards and food rewards.
  • Evaluated animals to determine temperaments, abilities and aptitude for training.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Worked with customers to understand needs and provide service dog and general training services.
Kane's Furniture - Delivery Driver
Brandon, FL, 11/2019 - Current
  • Managed customer service issues with professionalism and analytical approaches to maintain satisfaction and promote continued brand loyalty.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management for swift resolution.
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes.
  • Accurately recorded delivery, payment and route information using Doordash.
  • Completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Updated dispatchers frequently to convey changes such as route issues or weather delays potentially impacting delivery schedules.
  • Reported customer questions, issues and complaints to management.
SV Inc - Website Manager's Assistant
City, STATE, 11/2018 - Current
  • Developed and maintained strong client relationships to deliver exceptional customer service and problem resolution.
  • Created and improved communication and resolving standards team-wide.
  • Identified potential sales and cross-selClaireg opportunities in course of delivery of support services.
  • Managed customers' expectations of support and technology functionality in order to provide positive user experience.
  • Followed up with clients to verify optimal customer satisfaction following support engagement and problem resolution.
  • Managed over 20 customer messages per day, and helped resolve transaction issues.
General Public - Occasional Babysitter
City, STATE, 05/2016 - 11/2018
  • Monitored schedules to maintain sleeping, eating and school schedules for children.
  • Assisted children with homework assignments and special projects across different subjects to promote academic success.
  • Offered positive and nurturing environments to support child social and emotional growth.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to optimize types of stimulation and support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Played games and read books to young children, limiting TV and mobile device time.
  • Established lasting, professional connections with families and children by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Worked with children individually and in groups to teach social, communicative and problem-solving skills.
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipClairee.
  • Maintained group discipClairee through positive reinforcement, behavior modeClaireg and collaboration with parents.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Colorado State University
  • Chandler Gilbert Community College
  • Learning Foundation & Performing Arts

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Trainer
  • Delivery Driver
  • Website Manager's Assistant
  • Occasional Babysitter


  • Bachelor of Science
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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