Kennel Worker resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Experienced Kennel Worker with expertise in obedience training and animal behavior. Thoughtful and compassionate when interacting with animals both big and small. Skilled in developing mental and physical exercise routines for dogs. Attentive Kennel Worker with 2 years of experience providing care for animals. Possessing the physical ability and confidence to handle even the most temperamental of animals. Excellent communication and time management skills. Conscientious about providing top-notch care to protect and serve every animal in all settings. Background includes providing full array of animal husbandry services while providing necessary exercise and nurturing environments. Devoted to promoting animal welfare. Energetic , comfortable with handling dogs of all breeds and sizes. Committed to well-being of dogs and peace of mind of owners. Knowledgeable in area's best walking routes and dog parks. Reliable and punctual Animal Care team member with proven skills cleaning animal areas, coordinating inventory and managing animal needs with care and compassion. Highly organized and hardworking with good communication and multitasking abilities.

  • Interactive communication skills
  • Health examination
  • Physical Strength
  • Sanitizing and cleaning methods
  • Organization
  • Relationship development
  • MS Office
  • Team management
  • Animal grooming
  • Dietary needs
  • Obedience training
  • Customer service
  • Team building
  • Project organization
  • Supervision
HVCC Troy, NY, Expected in 04/2014 Associate of Arts : Fine Arts - GPA :
Penn Foster College Scottsdale, AZ Expected in : Vet Technician - GPA :
Work History
Emd Millipore - Kennel Worker
Martin, TN, 06/2018 - 03/2020
  • Monitored and maintained food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Promoted good hygiene in animals by seeing to grooming needs .
  • Ensured sanitary conditions for animals by cleaning living spaces and cages according to NY health code guidelines.
  • Met with clients to discuss cut and style preferences prior to caring for animals.
  • Consulted with veterinarians to diagnose problems and administered prescribed treatments.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness or injury and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Managed inventory, ordered new supplies and maintained optimal storage to meet expected needs.
Nana Regional Corporation - Specialist
Colorado Springs, CO, 04/2016 - 04/2018
  • Kept detailed records of project progress, discrepancies and other funding issues.
  • Followed all company policies and procedures to deliver quality work.
  • Listened and responded to customer requests and forwarded necessary information to superiors.
  • Provided suggestions for and actively participated in improving sales, margins and execution of all programs.
  • Attended training programs to deepen professional skillset and assisted in training fellow store associates on existing and new training programs.
  • Monitored customer lines at POS and opened additional registers to expedite sale process.
  • Prepared, presented and maintained appropriate stock levels to promote product availability to customers.
US Navy - Supervisor
City, STATE, 02/2001 - 02/2005
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Enhanced training programs to strengthen employee knowledge and promote new managers from within.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Provided coaching and counseling to 25 employees to encourage professional growth as well as meet short- and long-term goals.
  • Provided supportive link between external customers and internal operations.

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School Attended

  • HVCC
  • Penn Foster College

Job Titles Held:

  • Kennel Worker
  • Specialist
  • Supervisor


  • Associate of Arts

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