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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Thorough Groomer experienced in handling both small and large breeds of dogs, cats and other small animals. Incredible aptitude for grooming at least 6 pets per day with help of tools such as shedding blades, stripping combs and stand dryers. Devoted to providing quality work and meeting all clients' expectations. Responsible and dedicated animal care professional with proven abilities in cleaning cages and managing supplies. Meets animal needs with compassion and love for every creature. Offers excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills.

Skills
  • Safety precautions and measures
  • Animal interaction
  • Dog behavior expertise
  • Knowledge of cutting methods
  • Animal health understanding
  • Multitasking
  • Team building
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Computer skills
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Problem resolution
  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flexible
Experience
10/2020 to Current Professional Dog Groomer Plum Pucci | City, STATE,
  • Consulted with owners and made recommendations on individual grooming needs of pets.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Bathed approximately 6-12 animals per 10-hour shift.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Identified animal health concerns and discussed problems with owners.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Consulted with clients about desired cuts and styles for individual animals.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Brushed coat, cut nails and cleaned ears to promote animal health and wellness.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
05/2019 to 08/2020 Professional Dog Groomer Petsense | City, STATE,
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Consulted with owners and made recommendations on individual grooming needs of pets.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Bathed approximately 4-8 animals per 8-hour shift.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Identified animal health concerns and discussed problems with owners.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Consulted with clients about desired cuts and styles for individual animals.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Brushed coat, cut nails and cleaned ears to promote animal health and wellness.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
01/2016 to 03/2019 In Home Dog Groomer Self Employed Services | City, STATE,
  • Cared for pets during owners' absences.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following pet.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained all necessary information, including possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions such as hot pavements or nearby animals.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Bathed approximately 3-6 animals per 5-hour shift.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2011 GED | Tarheel Challenge Academy, Salemburg, NC, GPA:
  • Governor's page (this was only offered to elite sudents with exceptional grades.)
  • Military school well structured environment
  • Was a lead AT in charge of all the girls in the dorm
  • Made sure everything stayed neat and in order at all times.
Expected in 2019 Pet Stylist | Dog Grooming Paragon School of Pet Grooming, Grand Rapids, MI, GPA:
  • Pet stylist certification
  • Dog groomer certification
  • Groomer assistant certification
  • Finished in the top of my class

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tarheel Challenge Academy
  • Paragon School of Pet Grooming

Job Titles Held:

  • Professional Dog Groomer
  • Professional Dog Groomer
  • In Home Dog Groomer

Degrees

  • GED
  • Pet Stylist

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