Are you searching for a job in which you can make a difference in the lives of pets and pet owners? Are you interested in gaining more knowledge on animal behavior and how to make pets as comfortable and happy as possible with that knowledge? Healing Paws Veterinary Care & Pet Resort is seeking a person with such goals to join our team!
Our Pet Resort offers Fear-Free boarding and daycare for cats and dogs. This means providing a low-stress environment and personalized care to every cat and dog that enters our facility. Attention to detail is very important in this position as well as having customer service skills that exceed expectation. While you get to know our pet vacationers very well, you will also spend a lot of time getting to know our clients.
In this position, you will be able to move up in your responsibilities as you gain experience with us. You will be responsible for each pet’s feeding, medication administration once trained, exercise and overall well being. Play groups are established based on each pet’s personality.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Feeding and watering dogs and cats
Cleaning wastes immediately upon occurrence
Cleaning the facility
Handling all dog and cat breeds of varying personalities
Accompanying pets on bathroom breaks
Accompanying pets during play group sessions
Daily thorough recording of patients’ activities in computer and paper records
Cuddling pets who are away from home
Attending regular staff meetings and training
Interacting in a pleasant and professional manner with the pet owners and team
Must be able to:
Lift at least 50 lbs unaided on a frequent basis
Be on your feet for extended periods of time
Be able to bend and kneel regularly
Keep organized and thorough records of each pet
Properly and safely hold small and semi-large animals
Veterinary medicine and/or animal handling experience preferred. Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered. Part-time or full-time positions available for the right candidate.