Kennel Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

History of delivering exceptional care to animals in kennel environments. Passionate about promoting health and optimal wellness by organizing top-notch support. Carefully observe animals and coordinate with owners or senior staff to optimize care.

Conscientious about providing top-notch care to protect and serve every animal in clinic and hospital settings. Background includes providing full array of animal husbandry services while providing necessary exercise and nurturing environments. Devoted to promoting animal welfare.

  • Brushing and grooming
  • Nutritious Feeding
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Cleaning
  • Meal Preparation
  • Customer service
  • Team building
  • Relationship development
  • Organization
  • MS Office
  • Medical Testing equipment operation
  • Exercising and playing
  • Animal care
  • Patient Care
  • Medication Administration
  • Vaccination Administration
  • Operational improvement
  • Communications
  • Project organization
  • Business operations
  • Problem resolution
Work History
Kennel Assistant, 08/2019 to 03/2020
Ethos Veterinary Health LlcSacramento, CA,
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Coordinated with vets on healthcare needs of each animal such as [Type] and [Type] and strictly followed instructions.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Protected animals from care errors by following strict safety procedures, including maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Cleaned and sanitized animal areas, including managing laundry and collecting waste.
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Administered care for animals and reported signs of illness, disease, and injury to veterinarians.
  • Managed specific animal diets varying in substance, nutrients and types in consultation with veterinarian.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Monitored kennels for toy safety and removed choking hazards.
  • Performed grooming activities including baths, trimming nails, and shaving for boarded and hospitalized animals.
  • Provided post-operative care, collected specimens, cleaned instruments, and filled prescriptions to assist veterinarians.
  • Monitored animal playgroups for aggressive behaviors in order to maintain safety of pet participants.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Recorded information such as feeding schedules, appearance, behavior of boarded or hospitalized patients to monitor stay.
  • Completed daily cleaning of kennels, cages and public areas using disease control protocol to provide sterile environment.
  • Stocked kennel and cleaning supplies to maintain proper inventory for daily performance.
Veterinary Technician Intern, 03/2019 to 08/2019
Arbor Pet ClinicCity, STATE,
  • Managed adjoining veterinary supply shop that sold medications, animal food and pet equipment.
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in d, mass removals and spay/nueter surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Interacted with clients regarding animal health, questions and concerns, education on treatment protocol and general procedures.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Teaching Assitant, 09/2010 to 05/2012
Centarl Valley Christian High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Assisted teachers with supervision and care of group of 5 learning disabled children.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Distributed learning materials such as worksheets, textbooks and supplemental activities.
  • Prepared teaching materials and set up audio-visual equipment for lead teacher.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Maintained schedule of support services and attended all sessions.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Supported classroom activities, including tutoring, grading homework and reviewing exams.
  • Retained interest and maximized receptive learning by educating students using hands-on instructional techniques.
  • Optimized learning plans and quantified student progress through test administration.
  • Assigned grades for coursework and tests using answer key, recorded results and informed teacher of performance.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
Central Valley Christain High School - Visalia, CA,
Associate of Science: Veterinary Technology, Expected in 08/2020
Cosumnes River College - Sacramento, CA

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School Attended
  • Central Valley Christain High School
  • Cosumnes River College
Job Titles Held:
  • Kennel Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician Intern
  • Teaching Assitant
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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