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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Seasoned Groomer and Caregiver with multiple years in pet sitting and animal care. Reliable, patient and trustworthy. Compassionate Pet Sitter with over 5 years years providing in-home care to dogs, cats, birds and other animals. Devoted Veterinary Assistant versed in balancing administrative responsibilities with providing quality veterinary care. Focused on creating calm, inviting office setting to put pet owners and pets at ease. Also reliable animal-lover, with demonstrated history of creating bonds with pets and positive relationships with owners. Proficient in basic obedience training and commands. Handles dogs between 50-80 pounds and maintaining good behavior on group walks.

Work History
01/2016 to 07/2016
Volunteer Work Vca Antech, Inc. Freehold, NJ,

Cared for animals with special medical needs, including diabetes. Developed humane training solutions to address animal behavior problems. Consulted with owners and made recommendations on the individual grooming needs of their pets. Fed and cared for a multitude of cats while their owners were traveling. Talked to animals to soothe them and familiarize them with the human voice. Cleaned cages, keeping the workplace tidy, etc. Fed animals twice daily and made sure they had access to fresh water at all times.

10/2017 to 01/2018
Pet Care Associate National Veterinary Associates Wesley Chapel, FL,

Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times. Walked large dogs and restrained physically strong or aggressive dogs. Walked around 3 dogs each day, responding to each dog’s individual needs while keeping an eye on the whole group. Released animals to public for redemption or adoption. Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake. Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.

02/2018 to 03/2018
Kennel Assistant Terry Animal Hospital City, STATE,

Provided onsite training. Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory. Planned and executed daily walking, grooming, and feeding of many breeds of dogs. Vast hands-on experience of cleaning cages and keeping food/water plentiful. Assisted veterinarians in examining animals. Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems. Corrected problem behaviors through understanding of Pack Dynamics, Canine Psychology and Positive Reward Based Training.

01/2019 to 04/2019
Kennel Worker/Veterinary Assistant All Creatures Veterinary Hospital City, STATE,

Assisted in handling of small, medium and large canines and felines. Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress. Assessed incoming patients arriving for scheduled appointments or on emergent bases to route to appropriate surgeon or treatment area. Supervised waiting area, mopped floors, maintained boarding, hospital, isolation and kennel facilities.

  • Careful groomer.
  • Fostering experience.
  • Efficient multi-tasker.
  • Animal lover.
  • Self-starter.
  • Thorough.
  • Diligent.
  • Responsible and reliable.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Computer-literate.
  • Google Docs.
  • Public speaking.
  • Clear-headed under pressure.
  • Physically strong and agile.
  • Charismatic.
  • Adaptable.
  • Dependable.
  • Strong time management.
  • Patient bathing.
  • Reception area maintenance.
  • Gowning and gloving procedures.
  • Technologically savvy.
  • Pre-anesthetic preparation.
  • Lab animal restraint.
  • Relationship Building.
  • Veterinary injection and suction units.
  • Radiology.
  • Safe animal restraints.
  • Anesthesia monitoring.
  • Shelter management.
  • Nutritional and dietary analysis.
  • Recording and charting procedures.
  • Obedience training.
  • Dietary needs.
Expected in 2019 to to
Associates Of Veterinary Practices: Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Veterinarian)
Nassau BOCES Barry Tech. Institute. - Westbury, NY

Roughly four months of in-depth and invasive, hands-on procedures, examples, pictures, tests, written papers, and other schooling-centered activities that lead up to a final exam that covered the entirety of the course. Currently enrolled in the second half of the course as of 5/17/2019, and will get certification for each portion. Copy of certification included with current resume.

Expected in 2017 to to
High School Diploma:
Oceanside High School Castleton - Oceanside, NY

Coursework in Animal Husbandry and Animal Nutrition. Coursework in Animal Psychology. 3.80 GPA. Attended Dog Handling workshop. Member of Literature Club and Student Council.


Puppy Love - 197 Franklin Ave, Franklin Square, NY 11010.

Puppy Park - 145 Main St, East Rockaway, NY 11518.

Shake A Paw - 1 Atlantic Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563.

Pet Smart - 529 Atlantic Ave, Oceanside, NY 11572.

Long Beach Humane Society Kitty Cove - 4460 Austin Blvd, Island Park, NY 11558.

Petco Animal Supplies - 2824 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside, NY 11572.

Terry Animal Hospital - 3 Washington St, Rockville Centre, NY 11570.

All Creatures Veterinary Hospital - 733 W Park Ave, Long Beach, NY 11561.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Nassau BOCES Barry Tech. Institute.
  • Oceanside High School Castleton

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer Work
  • Pet Care Associate
  • Kennel Assistant
  • Kennel Worker/Veterinary Assistant


  • Associates Of Veterinary Practices
  • High School Diploma

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