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

Knowledgeable in animal handling, particularly cat and dog behavior, and basic animal needs, with almost 10 years of experience. Passionate about providing animals with top-notch care and support.

  • Scheduling
  • Data Entry
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Customer service
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Computer literacy
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Pet care
  • Dog behavioral assessment
  • Bilingual in English and Greek
Work History
08/2014 to Current Pet Care Provider/Professional Dog Walker Self Employed | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated with animal owners for scheduling services and payment processing.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Maintained pace according to size, age and agility to offer individualized walking experience for each dog.
  • Took carefully selected groups to an off-leash dog park for socialization and exercise.
  • Fed, walked, medicated, and cared for dogs, cats, and a variety of exotic animals during owners' absences and out-of-town trips.
  • Followed all pet care instructions carefully and offered suggestions regarding behavior modification or equipment whenever appropriate.
  • Developed strong personal relationships and trust with dogs, especially those under regular weekly care.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with animals for keeping track of behaviors, health, and services provided.
  • Emailed clients daily report card documenting their animals' health and behaviors, as well as bathroom habits.
  • Alerted owners immediately of health or behavior problems for speedy resolution and care.
  • Offered assistance in emergency circumstances, as well as non-regular or last minute instances (such as bathing requests, pick up/drop off at a vet clinic, etc.) whenever possible.
08/2014 to 08/2018 Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant Urban Vet | City, STATE,
  • Fielded phone calls from pet owners, answered questions, and took messages for veterinarians.
  • Maintained office and waiting room so common areas were clean and tidy at all times.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, check-in, check-out, and payments for billing.
  • Scheduled patient appointments and placed reminder calls for follow ups.
  • Entered data from pet records and office visits into computer system.
  • Received, recorded, and addressed incoming and outgoing communication via telephone and email.
  • Contacted hospitals to confirm patients' medical histories.
  • Documented patient medical information, case histories, and insurance details to facilitate smooth appointments and payment processing.
  • Maintained filing system for easy chart location and access.
  • Located, checked in, and pulled medical records for patient appointments and incomplete charts.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors, and maintain healthy environment.
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition.
  • Took weights, temperatures, and administered vaccines and medications per veterinarian's directions.
10/2012 to 08/2014 Lead Coordinator, Receptionist, and Dog Wrangler Downtown Dog Lounge | City, STATE,
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies, and other details.
  • Worked front desk scheduling services, billing out clients, answering phone calls and emails in a timely manner.
  • Observed animal details such as size, condition, behavior, and eating habits, and documented data.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness, or injury, and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities, and services provided.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas and play pens.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Consulted with veterinarians to diagnose problems and administered prescribed treatments.
  • Administered all types of medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
01/2007 to 06/XXX Prints, Photographs, and Drawings Intern Johnson Museum Of Art | City, STATE,
  • Employed approved solvents and cleansers to ready objects for display.
  • Balanced object protections with aesthetic standards while preparing objects for exhibition.
  • Planned and led museum tours.
  • Closely evaluated objects, documenting characteristics, measurements, and cultural importance of each piece, as well as assessing any necessary repairs.
  • Assisted in packing and transportation of objects to and from museum.
  • Moved and handled various types of objects, ranging from ceramics to contemporary paintings.
  • Planned and helped set up new exhibits.
  • Managed paper and digital documentation related to objects within collections.
  • Promoted events and exhibits via social media.
  • Attended and assisted in organizing and running museum functions, both for general public and university students.
  • Assisted as an objects handler in various university classes and presentations.
  • Gave presentations and lectures utilizing objects in collection.
Expected in No Degree Pursued; Building Portfolio | Art Studies North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA, GPA:
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
Expected in No Degree Pursued; Building Portfolio | Art Studies Cornish College of The Arts, Seattle, WA, GPA:
  • Painting Studio
  • Print Art Studio
Expected in 05/XXX Bachelor of Arts | Art History, Archaeology (double Major) Cornell University, Ithaca, NY GPA:
  • Minored in Jewish Studies
  • Graduated Cum Laude History of Art
  • Dean's List [Spring 2008; Fall 2008, Spring 2009; Spring XXX ]
  • Graduated with 3.668 GPA
  • President of Archaeology Club
  • Treasurer of H.A.M.S. (History of Art Majors' Society)
  • Vice-President of the Museum Club
  • Volunteer/Handler at the Raptor Program
Expected in 06/2006 High School Diploma | American Community Schools of Athens, Athens, Greece, GPA:
  • Graduated Valedictorian

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School Attended

  • North Seattle Community College
  • Cornish College of The Arts
  • Cornell University
  • American Community Schools of Athens

Job Titles Held:

  • Pet Care Provider/Professional Dog Walker
  • Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant
  • Lead Coordinator, Receptionist, and Dog Wrangler
  • Prints, Photographs, and Drawings Intern


  • No Degree Pursued; Building Portfolio
  • No Degree Pursued; Building Portfolio
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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