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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Devoted to keeping animal environments safe, secure and clean. Background includes working in residential, business and agricultural environments to handle different animal needs. Dedicated Pet Sitter with advanced knowledge of animal care and client relationship management. Well-versed in stringently following owner instructions for pet medication, dietary needs and daily care. 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.

Skills
  • Client communication
  • Grooming best practices
  • Species-specific temperament knowledge
  • Scheduling
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Medication Administration
  • Cleaning
  • Bathing
  • Appointment Setting
  • Emotional Support
  • Care Plan Adherence
  • Client privacy management
  • Pet care needs
  • Medication Management
  • Operational improvement
  • MS Office
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Conduct necropsies
  • Emergency and preventive care
  • Animal behavior knowledge
  • Proper animal restraint
  • Animal diagnostics
  • Emergency pet care
  • Surgical safety
  • Canine and feline intubation
  • Vaccinations
  • Chronic and acute conditions
  • General anesthesia monitoring
  • Lab Operations
  • Fecal, Urine and Blood Testing
  • File and records management
  • Illness assessment and treatment
Work History
08/2017 to Current Pet Sitter Yavapai College | Prescott, AZ,
  • Fed, watered and cared for different types of farm animals, including goats, sheep and chickens.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Supported newborn animals with heat, safety and clean bedding to promote optimal growth and health.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Exercised animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities.
  • Organized full-service care for regular customers, including picking up and dropping off animals and client locations.
  • Administered medications or wellness protocols including parasite preventative, vitamins and supplements, and treatments for acute conditions.
  • Supported optimal animal health and comfort with frequent bedding changes.
  • Coordinated animal training to teach commands, improve behaviors and housebreak personal pets.
  • Skillfully helped treat animal skin, eyes and other parts with ointments and other medications.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided.
  • Walked pets outside 3 times per shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
01/2019 to 02/2020 Volunteer Operation Pets Alive | City, STATE,
  • Assessed animal behavior to create online and paper profiles for potential adopters.
  • Assisted public in claiming lost animals by checking license tags and posting notices on community websites.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Consulted with veterinarians to diagnose problems and administered prescribed treatments.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
07/2016 to 05/2017 Internship Student The Village Vet At Sterling Ridge | City, STATE,
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Bathed and dipped dogs afflicted with flea, mange or ringworm parasitic infestations and applied specific medications for itch relief.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Monitored up to 10 animals in post-operative care unit for anesthesia recovery, vital signs and activity levels.
  • Collected specimens from patients for laboratory analysis for parasites, blood analysis and culture.
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices.
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in spay, neuter and emergency surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic and exotic species of animals.
  • Assisted veterinary technicians in performing basic exams and tests such as heartworm and annual vaccines for all species of patients.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment.
  • Reviewed pet health history, examined animals, conducted tests and prescribed treatments for diagnosed conditions.
  • Conducted community classes on animal care and husbandry, parasite prevention and nutrition for various groups.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Gathered pet health histories and symptoms to identify root cause of medical issues.
Education
Expected in 06/2017 High School Diploma | Klein Oak High School, Spring, TX GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Klein Oak High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Pet Sitter
  • Volunteer
  • Internship Student

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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