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kennel attendant resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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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. Talented, and brings 1 1/2+ years of experience supporting needs of diverse animals. Demonstrated skill in monitoring behaviors, keeping areas clean and updating daily documentation. Clear and open communicator with good observational and multitasking skills. Conscientious about providing top-notch care to protect and serve every animal in kennel settings. Background includes providing full array of animal husbandry services while providing necessary exercise and nurturing environments. Devoted to promoting animal welfare. Dependable and skillful in handling animals up to 140 pounds. Demonstrated history of building strong client relationships and bonds with pets. Maintains order when caring for multiple animals with diverse temperaments. Ambitious, career-focused jobseeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level Veterinary assistant position to help launch career while achieving company goals.

Skills
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Medication Documentation
  • Food Intake Monitoring
  • Information Collection and Recording
  • Physical Condition Monitoring
  • Animal Examinations
  • Injury and Illness Treatment
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Animal Exercising
  • Critical Thinking
  • Animal Training
  • Customer Service
  • Animal Observations
  • Work Planning
  • Work Prioritization
  • Food Supplement Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Animal Quarters Maintenance
  • Medication Administration
  • Human and Animal Safety
  • Meal Preparation
  • Problem Identification
  • Relationship Building
Work History
Kennel Attendant, 04/2021 - 07/2021
Vetcor Sicklerville, NJ,
  • Completed daily cleaning of kennels, cages and public areas using disease control protocol to provide sterile environment.
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Completed animal intakes to board animals, labeling all home items and toys properly.
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Monitored kennels for toy safety and removed choking hazards.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Communicated with clients about schedules, requirements and animal personalities.
  • Administered regular and special medications for pets.
  • Administered general and emergency first aid by dressing wounds and performing emergency resuscitation.
Kennel Supervisor and Bather, 09/2020 - 03/2021
Club Pet City, STATE,
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Protected animals from care errors by following strict safety procedures, including maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Maintained wellbeing and safety of multiple playgroups at once.
Kennel Worker, 09/2019 - 06/2020
Sniffer Station City, STATE,
  • Completed daily cleaning of kennels, cages and public areas using disease control protocol to provide sterile environment.
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Cared for over 50 animals by feeding, taking dogs for walks, and supervising playtime.
  • Stocked kennel and cleaning supplies to maintain proper inventory for daily performance.
  • Recorded information such as feeding schedules, appearance, behavior of boarders to monitor stay.
  • Answered telephones and performed administrative duties to assist receptionist during busy periods.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Monitored animal playgroups for aggressive behaviors in order to maintain safety of pet participants.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Monitored kennels for toy safety and removed choking hazards.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Cared for physical and psychological needs of animals by getting to know all of the animals in my care and maintaining their wellbeing
  • Observed and monitored over 50 animals for signs of illness or injury to report symptoms and overall animal health to supervisor.
  • Communicated with clients about schedules, requirements and animal personalities.
  • Maintained relationships with local veterinarians in case of emergencies.
  • Administered regular and special medications for pets.
  • Assessed animal behavior to create online and paper profiles for potential adopters.
  • Administered general and emergency first aid by dressing wounds and performing emergency resuscitation.
  • Worked 6 to 11 hour shifts with oversight of at least 40 animals in kennels or holding pens.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 03/2021
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Lakeland High School - White Lake, MI
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lakeland High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kennel Attendant
  • Kennel Supervisor and Bather
  • Kennel Worker

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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