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Animal Caretakers are employed by veterinary clinics, zoos, shelters and other facilities hosting animals. Duties include offering food and water to animals, cleaning premises, meeting the animals' exercise demands, transporting animals, brushing coats, and helping vets administer treatments. Based on our collection of resume samples, key qualifications are physical fitness, the ability to restrain animals, excellent communication and negotiation skills (as some pet owners can be argumentative), and teamwork. Successful example resumes display vocational training and a high school diploma.

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1

Animal Caretaker/ Child Care Provider

Provided services to families to care for the needs of children from birth to adolescence

  • Safely transported children to and from school, extra curricular activities and social events
  • Assisted in meal preparation, educational studies, nightly routines and games
  • Provided dog walking and overnight care for dogs and cats
  • Ensured that daily routines were followed for pets within care
  • Created opportunities for physical activities to exercise pets during periods of care
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Film Production
2

Animal Caretaker

Routinely determine and record the number of individual animals and cages per investigator in each room.

  • Observed animal's physical and physiological status to detect any stress factors that may alter data.
  • Received incoming animals upon arrival and performed preventive measures specified by the veterinarian.
  • Sanitized cages and other animal room equipment regularly to minimize the potential for contamination.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Kennel Attendant/animal Caretaker

Duties included daily care of all animals in the clinic, Including boarding residents, surgical patients, and ill patients: Medication administration, bandage care, post-surgical monitoring

  • Assisted during various surgical procedures
  • Restrained for X-Rays
  • Aided in necropsies and cremation processing
  • Provided customer service and assisted receptionists when needed
  • Transported clients and deceased animals; delivered medications
  • Performed janitorial duties including cleaning of surgery suite, clinic, and kennel area; mowed lawn and cleaned parking lot of litter
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
4

Animal Caretaker II

Provided daily care of laboratory animals (Non-Human Primates and Rodents)

  • Maintained Animal areas
  • Provided animal health checks, recorded all data about the animals, changed and sanitized animal cages
  • Assisted researchers and veterinarians by recording data, providing assistance with tasks, prepped procedures.
  • Maintained detailed animal record sheets
  • Maintained sanitation of all animal areas
  • Kept feed warehouse clean and organized
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Animal Caretaker

Handled and cared for NHPs and rabbits.

  • Collected blood samples from primates for testing purposes.
  • Responsible for feeding animals and maintaining specific diets for various animals
  • Maintained daily records and reported any issues or complications to lead Technician.
  • Responsible for maintaining a sanitized room and wore PPE (proper protective equip) everyday.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Animal Caretaker

Basic husbandry of boarders including both orphanage and hospitalized animals

  • Performed nail trimmings, bath, and playtimes when required
  • Responsible for keeping kennel areas and all boarding rooms cleaned and stocked with supplies
  • Assisted both technicians and doctors when needed
  • Performed daily housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Administered medicines for animals while working weekend shifts
  • Completed some veterinary assistant training
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
7

Animal Caretaker

Administer treatments and medication as specified by attending DVM and program faculty

  • Observe program animals daily; communicate inconsistencies to veterinary staff
  • Provide daily nourishment to animals of various species - equine, bovine, caprine, ovine, canine, feline
  • Clean and sanitize primary and secondary enclosures of program animals
  • Socialize program cats and dogs to promote adoptability at semester completion
  • Assist with initial screening of shelter cats and dogs to be utilized by Veterinary Technician program
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Veterinary Technician Program
BA
Spanish Language
8

Weekend Animal Caretaker/groundskeeper (layoff)

Provide first-class service to animals and grounds for Ron and Cheryl Howard's 32-acre private estate and farm.

  • Responsible for overall animal care including cleaning stalls, feeding, grooming, administering medications.
  • Complete all lawn care assignments (watering, mowing, weeding, planting, mulching) for maintenance of estate grounds.
  • Handle completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned.
  • Responsible for alerting Property Manager of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that have taken place or may occur.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Energy Worker Training
9

Animal Caretaker

Feeding/watering over 350 animals including: emus, snakes, monkeys, parrots, camels, peacocks, llamas, turtles, horses, ponies and goats

  • Loading the above animals into cages for safe transport to children's parties
  • Loading animals in/out of trailers
  • Setting up corrals for animals at the party venue
  • Responsible for safe child interaction in petting zoo tent
  • Giving pony rides, making sure kids have a fun, memorable experience
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
French
10

Exotic Animal Caretaker

  • Cared for 20 exotic animals by feeding, cleaning, handling, medicating and providing enrichment
  • Instituted the first daily observational report system to record each animal's behavior, health and diet
  • Single-handedly maintained a successful training program using operant conditioning techniques
  • Coached nine staff members in exotic animal care
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biomedical Science

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