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santa paula animal shelter animal care attendant resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Competent animal care attendant well-versed in meeting needs of diverse animals, including cats and dogs . Effectively document feedings and treatments to maintain open communication with owners. Work with veterinarian staff to treat and resolve health conditions and boost animal wellbeing. Kind and attentive animal care attendant with 9 years of experience helping pet owners care for beloved animals. Dedicated to guaranteeing each dog gets necessary exercise and attention on each walk. Knowledgeable in animal behavior and wound care. Energetic animal care attendant 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.

Skills
  • Supervision
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • Project organization
  • Operational improvement
  • Process improvement
Work History
Santa Paula Animal Shelter (Animal Care Attendant), 11/2018 - Current
Tara Diller City, STATE,
  • Assisted public in claiming lost animals by checking license tags and posting notices on community websites.
  • Observed and monitored over numerous animals for signs of illness or injury to report symptoms and overall animal health to supervisor.
  • Obtained donations for shelter, including financial contributions and supplies, acquiring quite alot in donations.
  • Assessed animal behavior to create online and paper profiles for potential adopters.
  • Cared for over many animals by feeding and bathing, taking dogs for walks, cleaning litter boxes and supervising playtime.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Directed initiatives to provide young and elderly animals with optimal exercise, behavioral support and daily care.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness or injury and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Boosted animal health for cats and dogs by carrying out optimal feeding and watering schedule.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Monitored up to numerous amounts of animals in post-operative care unit for anesthesia recovery, vital signs and activity levels.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Administered Different medications to animals in treatment on regular, scheduled basis and documented any changes in condition.
  • Consulted with veterinarians to diagnose problems and administered prescribed treatments.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Managed inventory, ordered new supplies and maintained optimal storage to meet expected needs.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
LI Helps (House Manager), 04/2016 - 05/2017
Ryan Baum City, STATE,

Helped maintain a steady environment for recovering addicts. Made sure everything was running efficiency with one another such as following rules and progressing to further life changes. Evaluated them frequently and also helped with vocational work.

Long Beach Animal Shelter(Animal Care Attendant), 10/2011 - 06/2015
John Orlandini City, STATE,
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Carried out euthanizations of diseased or infirm animals to keep stock healthy.
  • Protected animals from care errors by following strict safety procedures, including maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Optimized livestock health and reduced disease risks by applying animal husbandry expertise to optimizing care.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Maintained patient charts by documenting information to reflect updated health issues and most recent medical treatment.
  • Supported average of numerous animal surgeries per week by preparing animals, maintaining surgical equipment and monitoring animal condition after surgery.
  • Educated caregivers and pet owners on animal care, nutrition and disease management.
  • Restrained animals safely during exams and procedures.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Assisted Vet Tech in performing basic exams and tests such as X-rays and vaccines for all species of patients.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • 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.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2011
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Massapequa High School - Massapequa, NY
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Massapequa High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Santa Paula Animal Shelter (Animal Care Attendant)
  • LI Helps (House Manager)
  • Long Beach Animal Shelter(Animal Care Attendant)

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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