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Animal Caregivers work in settings such as kennels, zoos, animal shelters, pet stores, and veterinary clinics. Their main responsibilities are feeding animals, providing fresh drinking water, grooming and bathing animals, ensuring their exercising needs, and identifying animals that are ill or injured. Our collection of resume samples for Animal Caregiver focuses on skills like being able to handle animals, a love for animals, stamina, problem solving, teamwork, and good observational abilities. The ideal candidate for the job should be able to mention a high school diploma and experience working with animals.

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1

Animal Caregiver

Made and distributed specific daily diets for hundreds of shelter animals

  • Conducted daily health observations for each individual animal
  • Provided daily exercise and socialization for hundreds of shelter animals
  • Directed volunteers in various enrichment and husbandry tasks to aid employees and improve the quality of life for each animal
  • Followed strict protocol for cleaning bedding, environments, dishes, and medical supplies while avoiding contamination among sick animals
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology
2

Senior Animal Caregiver

  • Provided husbandry care and exercise for daycare and boarding pets of multiple species
  • Managed and trained new staff members
  • Maintained and updated company's social media page
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Veterinary Technology And Laboratory Animal Management
AS
Zoo Animal Technology
BS
Veterinary Technology
3

Animal Caregiver

Observe animals for signs of illness, injury, or unusual behavior, notifying supervisor as warranted.

  • Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
  • Perform basic grooming on animals.
  • Clean and disinfect animal's kennels.
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules.
  • Observe each animal's defecation, urination, food intake, and water intake.
  • Perform cleaning duties which includes sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
4

Animal Caregiver

  • Worked on advertising campaigns and fundraisers
  • Provided animal education to potential adopters
  • Assisted the Sheriff's Department in animal cruelty investigations
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
5

Animal Caregiver

  • Responsible for the daily care and wellbeing of a wide variety of university research animals to include conventional and quarantine rats, clean mice, quarantine mice, BSL2/immunodeficient mice, radiological rats and mice, hamsters, rabbits, BSL2 rabbits, ferrets, swine, and ground hogs
  • Provides technical animal care services such as weaning, treating malocclusions, identifying dystocia, separating incompatible animals, and administering veterinarian-direct and investigator-directed treatments such as food or water based antibiotics, experimental drugs, and specialty diets.
  • Administers veterinary staff approved supportive care such as dietary additives, supplemental environmental enrichment for hiding and chewing, heating pads, and subcutaneous fluids to distressed mice and rats in studies perusing new treatments for brain tumors, Parkinson's disease, heart disease, and emphysema and genetic studies charting the development of lung cancer and diabetes.
  • Sanitizes equipment and facilities in accordance with institution, state, and federal guidelines
  • Maintain individual room daily and stock inventory weekly
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Communications Application Technology
AS
Science
AA
Liberal Arts
6

Animal Caregiver

  • Cared for around 150 cats daily
  • Administered daily medication and subcutaneous fluids over ten cats per day
  • Socialized cats for adoption
  • Answered phones and interacted with public to find perfect fit for adoptions
  • Cleaned cages and rooms
  • Made medical notes
  • Lifted 40+ pounds many times daily
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
7

Animal Caregiver and Groomer

  • Feeding and dispensing medication to animals
  • Maintaining cleanliness of equipment, kennels, and facility
  • Working with and socializing scared and aggressive animals
  • Bathing and grooming all animals
  • Assisting Veterinarian and Veterinary Technician in administering shots and taking blood
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Assistant Animal Caregiver

  • Perform daily animal husbandry, enclosure and support area maintenance
  • Observe, record, and report chimpanzee behavior, appearance and dietary issues
  • Offer new concepts to enhance daily functions of the facility
  • Encourage public interest on Discovery Days through educational demonstrations
  • Perform operant conditioning techniques with the chimpanzees
  • Assist veterinarians as directed
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Early Childhood Education
BS
Wildlife Conservation
9

Animal Caregiver Intern

Assisted in cleaning up after the animals.

  • Made sure the area was a clean environment everyday for the staff and potential visitors looking to adopt a pet.
  • Feeding the cats and dogs at the time of their meal and also providing fresh water for them.
  • Observing the animals in case if they show signs of being sick in order to notify the veterinarian just in case.
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Science
10

Animal Caregiver

  • Provides rehabilitative care to resident animals including by administering medical treatments, developing diet plans, monitoring weight changes, and maintaining habitat areas.
  • Serves as the Raccoon Nursery and Concrete Lead; responsible for the development and implementation of raccoon care plans, training raccoon nursery volunteers/interns, and assigning volunteers/interns tasks.
  • Maintains records of all incoming and resident animals in Salesforce by charting all care procedures and recorded observations.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Veterinary Technology

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