To apply my passion for animals in a professional environment where my skills are leveraged to benefit company. Ideally, there will be room for growth and, based on my contributions to the business, an opportunity to obtain a Certified Dog Trainer certificate.
Strong work ethic
Responsible and reliable
Dog Training Assistant07/2012 to 10/2015EMPIRE K9 INCNassau, NY
Trained up to 20+ dogs a month that were enrolled in the boot camp programs.
Managed play group of 20+ dogs at a time.
Exercise dogs and provided them with companionship.
Managed previously enrolled graduated dogs in daycare and boarding programs.
Utilizing previously learned skills and maintaining their obedience/manners.
Formatted a calendar system to keep track of date and times of new enrollees that are welcomed into the boot camp program and dates of those enrolled for gradation.
Keeping record of boarding/daycare arrival and discharge date and times.
Also, to insure proper days to give medication and monthly parasitic preventatives.
Formatted a system to keep track of dogs daily progress.
Such as daily achievements, accomplishments, behavior changes, and problematic areas to focus on.
While maintain a daily log of progress and necessary notes.
Implemented new ways for the company to keep constancy and organization within the growing company.
By formatting a system for the company to keep better track of clients, enrolled dogs in boot camp programs, on/off campus training.
Formatted an organized log system for dogs feed times.
Implementing name of dogs, time of feed, amount of feed, daily medications/vitamins.
Trained dogs using behavior modification and rewards systems.
Taught basic obedience such as heeling, sit, down, stay, come, etc.
Taught exercise programs utilizing a treadmill.
Familiarize dogs with human voices, contact, and in all environments.Assisted dogs with potty training to reduce indoor accidents.
Assisted dog owners and dogs in reducing problem behaviors, including chewing, biting, jumping and barking.
Using positive reinforcement techniques to reward good behaviors.
Maintain all inventory of the facility such as food, first aide, grooming products, disinfecting products, training tools, etc.
Assisted with outdoor/indoor maintenance of facilities including shoveling, salt walk ways, raking leaves, mowing lawn, sweeping, mopping, laundry, etc.
Maintained play/training yard area, disinfected indoor/outdoor runs and kennels, Disinfected toys and training instruments.
Animal Care Assistant07/2011 to 07/2012BLOOMINGROVE VETERINARY HOSPITALGreenbush, NY
Manage 25+ dogs in playgroups for doggy daycare.
Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
While observing animals for signs of illness, injury, or unusual behavior; notifying veterinarians or managers as warranted.
Provided fresh feed and water to daycare/boarding animals.Administer medications to daycare/boarding animals as needed and directed by veterinarian.
Maintain and record information relating to feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, output of urine and feces.
Assisted veterinarians in holding and restraining animals during veterinary procedures.
Schenectady, New York, 12304 518.630.7289 Hnewell7@hotmail.com Basic grooming skills such as bathing, brushing, trimming nails and cleaning ears.
Organized, maintained, and disinfected animal quarters.
Basic indoor and outdoor maintenance.
Inhome Child Care Provider11/2008 to 07/2011PRIVATE DUTYSchenectady, NY
Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
Supported children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.Identified signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention.
Disciplined children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.
Maintain a safe play environment while observing and monitoring children's play activities.
Instructed children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
Assisted in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.
Accompanied children to and from school, on outings, and to medical appointments.
Helped children with homework and school work.
Senior Customer Support Assistant09/2001 to 11/2008SUNNYVIEW REHABILITION HOSPITALSchenectady, NY
Supervised 5 staff unit receptionists while training new hires and further educating the current staff.
Preformed electrocardiogram (EKG) on hospital patients Answered telephones and directed calls to the appropriate staff.
Scheduled and confirmed patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries, and medical consultations.
Performed various clerical functions such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.
Collected all hospital central supply orders filled and delivered to unit floors.
Provided information such as directions, visiting hours, or patient status information to visitors or callers.
Filed all incoming mail such as test results, consultations, doctor notes.
Transmited correspondence or medical records by mail, e-mail, or fax.
Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
Answered patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
Lifted and assisted others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers.
Transported patients to treatment units, testing units, operating rooms, or other areas, using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds.
Transported specimens, laboratory items, or pharmacy items, ensuring proper documentation and delivery to authorized personnel.
High School DiplomaJun 2001Schalmont High SchoolRotterdam, NY
Holly and Hugo Course
Animal Psychology. August 2015
Veterinary Support Assistant. September 2015
National Work Readiness Credential. March 2011
Animal Psychology. Holly and Hugo Course. July 2015 Animal Training and Pet Sitting. Holly and Hugo Course