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Dog Trainers teach dogs how to be obedient and well-behaved. Common work activities seen on a Dog Trainer resume are teaching commands, giving treats to enforce positive behavior, correcting bad habits, offering mental stimulation, and overseeing physical exercise sessions. Based on our collection of resume samples, the ideal candidate should demonstrate dog training and handling skills, the ability to work with animals and understand their body language, empathy, and patience. The most successful example resumes make display of a high school diploma and dog training certification.

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Dog Trainer

Conducted both private group training classes, using a variety of training tools as well as wide range of techniques

  • Supervised dog yard and managed any behavioral issues that occurred
  • Provided food, water, medication and grooming to dogs who were both boarded and daycare clients
  • Conducted office, in home and phone consultations regarding boarding, training, and class offerings
  • Contacted clients to collect past due payments, schedule appointments and confirm class, boarding, and training reservations
  • Completed various maintenance duties to keep all areas cleaned, sanitized, and up to code
  • Worked with many dogs privately on deeply rooted behavioral issues including reactivity, guarding, and aggression
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
GED
GED
2

Iraq Canine Programs Manager/senior Explosives Detection Dog Trainer

Implemented all commercial Patrol/EDD Canine Programs for Ronco Mideast Operations.

  • Implemented, Managed and supervised Canine programs for 15 different commercial clients throughout Iraq.
  • Helped to reduce personnel costs thru implementing a "Train the Trainer" program utilizing Local National and Ugandan personnel as Trainers and Supervisors.
  • Provided Budgetary and canine technical input for Patrol/EDD program proposals.
  • Served as Canine SME for all Canine projects throughout Iraq.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Project Management Institute
3

Owner & Nationally Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behaviorist

Managed client relationships and all scheduling

  • Managed accounts receivable, accounts payable, budgets and performed bookkeeping
  • Formed LLC and DBA and developed client and vendor contracts
  • Taught and trained clients in all aspects of dog care and behavior: basic obedience and manners, tricks, problem behaviors, diet, nutrition, exercise, first aid and hygiene
  • Managed scheduling, training and payroll for two pet sitting contractors
  • Helped military veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder improve quality of life and mental health by providing dog training and relationship building skills with formerly neglected shelter dogs
  • Successfully certified 19 Veteran and Service Dog teams through the Public Access Temperament Test
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BBA
Finance
4

Military Working Dog Trainer

Assisted supervised training of the Department of Defense's largest kennel operation, in direct support of Air Force One.

  • Coordinated joint training with US Secret Service, sister service and civilian agencies.
  • Maintained work schedule, official records, law enforcement training and integration with base agencies and emergency services.
  • Responsible for 50 pounds of explosives used for proficiency training as well as all required inventory and logistics required for annual accountability.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Criminal Justice
5

Dog Trainer

  • Provided protective dog training geared towards security and businesses environments.
  • Trained dog owners on several handling techniques to control the aggressive situations.
  • Conducted obedience program training to teach dogs in a group setting.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
6

Dog Trainer

Teaching pet parents along with their dogs new commands such as sit, down, stay, leave it, come and loose leash walking.

  • Scheduled and managed these classes in between working as a manager at the store.
  • Selling dog training classes to customers.
  • Performed seminars and workshops in large group settings.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Education
7

Dog Trainer, Petshotel Senior

Performed Dog training, led classes, connected with customers to educate on training and benefits

  • Worked as manager in the PetsHotel to ensure hotel runs smoothly, including administrative tasks, phone calls, dealing with public, invoicing, and handling problems brought up through customers or animals
  • Efficiently led teams through the proper conducting of business for the shift
  • Greeted customers and educated them of services offered
  • Problem solved any issues customers may have had
  • Answered phones, entered data, and collected information
  • Collaborated with veterinarians, owners, and any other parties involved to ensure an excellent experience and proper care was administered
  • Maintain a proper vision that is aligned with the corporate vision, ensuring management is both effective and properly consistent with goals of the corporation
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Sales Associate/assistant Dog Trainer

Assisted the lead animal behaviorist in dog training classes

  • Helped customers find appropriate items based on specific pet needs
  • Coordinated weekly dog and cat adoption events
  • Processed cash register transactions quickly and effectively
  • Resolved customer complaints regarding store services and answered inquiries
  • Stocked inventory products from distribution centers
  • Led sales team in donations during holiday fundraising drive
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
9

Dog Trainer, Customer Advisor, Reptile Specialist

Showed initiative by seeking out and obtaining multiple promotions within the company and by exceeding expectations in each position.

  • Use communication skills to engage customers, team members, and management to increase volume, team member collaboration, and to monitor effectiveness with management.
  • Use marketing strategies such as social media, student specials, and bounce-back rewards to increase dog training program awareness and sales volume.
  • Maintain engaging training sessions in an ongoing distracting environment to ensure successful coverage of all materials within time constraints.
  • Maintain a high level of organization and other administrative duties to ensure accurate records and to allow for simple future access to information.
  • Regularly practice accurate money handling when running store registers to ensure balanced drawers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
10

Dog Trainer

Worked with wounded service members and veterans to train dogs in basic and advanced obedience

  • Participated in multiple fund raising events
  • Organized and led group and individual classes
  • Worked with the public to facilitate the training of service dogs
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
Art And Design
Dog Obedience Instructor / Trainer

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