Dog Training Assistant Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
To obtain a position as an animal trainer/animal handler and to enhance my skills and widen my expertise in handling and training a broad range of animals.

Profound knowledge of various types of dogs.

Exceptional ability to handle dogs of all breeds.

Extensive knowledge of behavior modification techniques for dogs.

Ability to read dog body language to perform behavior evaluations.

Ability to work in a high stress and volatile environment.

Ability to work with dog owners for consistency.

  • Responsible
  • Compassionate

SCHALMONT HIGH SCHOOL ROTTERDAM, NY Expected in Jun 2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
, Expected in August 2015 Animal Psychology. Holly and Hugo Course. July 2015 Animal Training and Pet Sitting. Holly and Hugo Course : - GPA :
, Expected in Veterinary Support Assistant. Holly ad Hugo Course. September 2015 : - GPA :
Work History
Aza - Dog Training Assistant
Durham, NC, 06/2012 - 09/2015
  • Trained dogs for clients using behavior modification and rewards systems.
  • Helped dogs reduce problem behaviors, including chewing, biting, jumping and barking Taught basic obedience.
  • Such as heeling, sit, down, stay, come, etc.
  • Helped dogs learn how to act while on a walk or at a dog park.
  • Helped dog owners and dogs decrease bad pet behaviors such as chewing on furniture and jumping on people.
  • Helped dogs potty training to reduce indoor accidents.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to reward good behaviors.
  • Talk to or interact with animals to familiarize them to human voices or contact.
  • Transported dogs to veterinarian as required.
  • Assisted with maintenance of buildings.
  • Shoveling, salt walk ways, raking leaves, mowing lawn, etc.
  • Picked up and disposed of dog fecal matter.
  • Maintain play/training yard and disinfect outside runs.
  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Record information relating to animal feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, training progress.
  • Oversee play group of 20 dogs at a time.
  • Exercise animals or provide them with companionship.
  • Provided feed and fresh water daily.
  • Administer prescribed medications to animals.
  • Clean and disinfect dog kennels, and facility daily.
  • Basic grooming skills.
  • Bathing, trimming nails, and cleaning ears.
  • Maintain inventory food, first aide, products, training tools, etc.
City, STATE, 06/2011 - 06/2012
  • Observe animals for signs of illness, injury, or unusual behavior; notifying veterinarians or managers as warranted.
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Record information relating to feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, output of urine and feces.
  • Administer medications to daycare and boarding animals as needed and directed by veterinarian.
  • Do facility laundry and clean, organize, maintain, and disinfect animal quarters, such as kennels/runs, and equipment/toys, sweep, mop, etc.
  • Perform animal grooming duties such as bathing, brushing, clipping, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
  • Respond to questions from patrons, and provide information about animals, such as behavior, or facility activities.
  • Oversee 25+ dogs in playgroups for doggy daycare.
  • Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
  • Assist veterinarians in holding or restraining animals during veterinary procedures.
PRIVATE DUTY - Inhome Child Care Provider
City, STATE, 10/2008 - 06/2011
  • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Identify signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention.
  • Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
  • Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.
  • Discipline children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.
  • Perform housekeeping duties, such as laundry, cleaning, dish washing, and changing of linens.
  • Accompany children to and from school, on outings, and to medical appointments.
  • Help children with homework and school work.
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Observe and monitor children's play activities.
  • Regulate children's rest periods.
SUNNYVIEW REHABILITION HOSPITAL - Senior Customer Support Assistant
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 10/2008
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.

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School Attended
Job Titles Held:
  • Dog Training Assistant
  • Animal Care Assistant
  • Inhome Child Care Provider
  • Senior Customer Support Assistant
  • High School Diploma
  • Animal Psychology. Holly and Hugo Course. July 2015 Animal Training and Pet Sitting. Holly and Hugo Course
  • Veterinary Support Assistant. Holly ad Hugo Course. September 2015

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