veterinary assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Competent Pet Care Attendant well-versed in meeting needs of diverse animals, including cats, dogs and exotics. Reliable and punctual Animal Care team member with proven skills cleaning animal areas, coordinating inventory and managing animal needs with care and compassion. Extremely committed to well-being of all animals and peace of mind of owners. Effectively document feedings and treatments to maintain open communication with owners. Maintains order when caring for multiple animals with diverse temperaments. Highly organized and hardworking with good communication and multitasking abilities. Energetic and comfortable with handling animals of all species and sizes. Experienced dog walker and pet sitter.

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Safety awareness
  • Teaching
  • Teamwork
  • Parental/Pet Owner Communication
  • Problem resolution
  • Time Management
  • Flexibility
  • Multi-tasking
  • Organizational skills
Work History
10/2020 to Current
Veterinary Assistant Always Best Care Sandy Springs, GA,
  • Provide constant cleanliness of the hospital, as well as all patient wards, cages, runs.
  • Responsible for daily care of patients, including walking, feeding, and recording of animal weight, appetite, and other information as directed.
  • Restrain patients for procedures performed by technicians or doctors.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays and scans.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Observe animal behavior and health condition and report to the veterinarian.
  • Stocking of hospital supplies and filling out requisition forms as supplies are needed.
  • Educated clients on post-surgical care and nutrition.
  • Maintaining a professional, cheerful, and helpful attitude when interacting with pet owners.
  • Assisting the customer service representatives when necessary.
09/2018 to 04/2021
Gymnastics Coach Birons Youth Sports Center Houston, TX,
  • Readied athletes for tough competitions by implementing coordinated regimens of practices and physical conditioning.
  • Assessing their ability of current skills and training to advance to the next level.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength through diverse training methods.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and conditioning.
  • Maintained fun-filled atmosphere with class participants while remaining professional and focused on achievement.
  • Prepared athletes for special competitions and tournaments.
  • Coach beginner and recreational classes.
  • Monitor students and children during open gym to ensure safety and the best experience.
  • Set-up, assist parents and monitor children during birthday parties being held at the gym.
  • Prepare lesson plans for recreational lessons.
  • Incorporate virtue and character education into all classes that are developmentally appropriate.
  • Help train and orient new staff.
  • Demonstrate proper technique and shaping of skills.
06/2019 to 08/2020
Pet Care Attendant Vetcor Denton, TX,
  • Boosted animal health for cats, dogs and exotics by carrying out optimal feeding and watering schedule.
  • Monitored animals for signs of discomfort, distress, or injury.
  • 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.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding.
  • Worked 5:30 am to 2:00 pm -hour shifts with oversight of up to 100 animals in kennels or holding pens.
  • Occasionally took animals out for extra activities like nature walks, play times, swims, etc. as requested by owner.
06/2016 to 08/2018
Recreation Gymnastics Coach JOHNSON DANCE & GYMNASTICS City, STATE,
  • Promoted proper stretching, warmups and conditioning exercises to prevent sports injuries.
  • Introduced games and drills, which helped students to better develop skill levels.
  • Established clear benchmarks for performance and monitored individual progress.
  • Taught beginner level and upper level skills to students of all ages.
  • Prepare lesson plans for recreational lessons.
  • Supervised open gym to ensure safety and proper use of equipment.
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Bachelor of Science: Zoology
Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Minor: Human-Animal Interactions
Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
Expected in 05/2018 to to
High School Diploma:
Garfield Heights High School - Garfield Heights, OH
  • Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Club
  • Human-Animal Interactions Club
  • Buckeyes for Canines

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ohio State University
  • Ohio State University
  • Garfield Heights High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Gymnastics Coach
  • Pet Care Attendant
  • Recreation Gymnastics Coach


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Minor
  • High School Diploma

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