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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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Professional Pet Sitter/dog Walker

  • Provided in home daytime, evening and overnight pet, farm and exotic animal care including: dog walks; fed meals; gave treats; refilled water bowls; cleaned litter boxes and other messes; play and cuddle time; recorded date, time and description of services provided after each visit
  • Administered oral and topical medications as well as gave insulin injections
  • Provided house sitting duties which included: collected mail, newspaper and packages; watered plants; put garbage/recycling bins out on designated days
  • Conducted new client meetings which consisted of: meeting clients and pets; gathering pet information; answering questions and offering advice; picking up keys
  • Performed Administrative backup duties on the LeashTime system which included: assuring that all pet sitting visits are completed timely by all sitters; processed service or cancellation requests; emailed clients; availability in the case that sitters have emergencies
  • Administrator for the Facebook business page
  • Wrote sixteen blogs in 2013 for the [company name] webpage, one of which was featured in the December 2013 Edition of Inside Cheshire Magazine
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Dog Walker

Entrusted to enter homes of dog owners to pick up and drop off dogs for daily walks

  • Ability to handle up to 6 dogs at a time and maintaining order while working with partner
  • Used bags to dispose of dog waste
  • Recorded and report any changes in dog behavior as well as any physical problems with the dog to supervisor and/or owner
  • Maintained a daily log of time spent with each dog
  • Responsible for providing dogs with cold water during walks, especially during hot weather
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
3

Overnight Supervisor/dog Walker/ Handler

Was responsible for the care and safety of 10-65 dogs at one time everynight.

  • Performed maintenance duties and organized and cleaned the entire facility.
  • Filled out paperwork and nightly sick sheets along with keeping contact with veterinarian and manager.
  • Made relief walks for 1-4 dogs at once and picked up and dropped of dogs to there homes in a timely manner.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Veterinary Technician
4

Jeremy Hinson- Self Employed Dog Walker

Provide experience and companionship to pets while owners are at work or vacationing

  • Track and record customer information
  • Invoice customers for payment
  • Knowledgeable about each customer's pet in regard to medical conditions and diet
  • Developed and maintained a long lasting and loyal customer base by providing top level customer service and care
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Voc
Vocational Degree
5

Dog Walker / Pet Sitter

Maintained a full daily schedule of dog walking

  • Kept detailed information on over 100 clients
  • Each day created an individualized schedule based on needs and requests of clients
  • Collected payment and kept track of customer accounts
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
6

Dog Walker

Responsible for daily care of an English bulldog.

  • Provided vigorous, one hour walk for both dogs simultaneously.
  • Created structured, consistent environment with proper consequences to ensure obedience.
  • Properly handled dog waste
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
7

Dog Walker

Conducted initial consultation with new clients and fill out client information sheets

  • Picked up and dropped off dogs to and from their homes
  • Understood special request and conditions for each dog
  • Walked dogs outdoors in all weather conditions (anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours at a time)
  • Gave each dog love and attention and ensured each dog got exercise and potty breaks
  • Safeguarded the dogs and those around them and removed pet waste
  • Maintained leadership of the pack of dogs (if walking multiple dogs at a time)
  • Refreshed water, wiped paws and gave treats
  • Recorded which dog(s) walked, how long the walks were, anything abnormal that was noticed during the walk
  • Managed schedule via phone, email, and text message
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Digital Art And Design
8

Dog Walker

Record your time spent walking dogs each day.

  • Record anything wrong with the dog, such as coughing, bloody stools, cuts, etc.
  • Spend at least 20 minutes per dog walking, playing or just sitting quietly.
  • Use bags to dispose of waste on the trail.
  • Do not allow two dogs to approach each other while you are walking them.
  • Make sure the water bowls at the beginning and end of the trails are clean and filled with water.
  • Feed the dogs.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Dog Walker

Record your time spent walking dogs each day.

  • Record anything wrong with the dog, such as coughing, bloody stools, cuts, etc.
  • Spend at least 20 minutes per dog walking, playing or just sitting quietly.
  • Use bags to dispose of waste on the trail.
  • Do not allow two dogs to approach each other while you are walking them.
  • Make sure the water bowls at the beginning and end of the trails are clean and filled with water.
  • Feed the dogs.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Full Time Dog Walker

Ensure safety and well being of all animals in my care during walks and visits

  • Work independently in creating an efficient daily route and schedule
  • Maintain peace and harmony in a pack of up to six dogs
  • Collect and log payments from clients
  • Maintain a healthy and loving relationship with the animals
  • Entrusted by clients in unsupervised weekend visits for their pets.
  • Responsible for creating schedule to effectively cater to multiple pet needs during weekends.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy

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