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Kennel Assistants are responsible for animal care in veterinary clinics or boarding houses. Typical duties of a Kennel Assistant include cleaning cages, walking animals, replenishing food and water supplies, observing animal condition, reporting to pet owners, grooming animals, and providing company. Based on our collection of resume samples, essential qualifications for the job include animal care experience, patience, love of animals, teamwork, and customer service orientation. Eligible example resumes make display of a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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1

Kennel Assistant

  • Gained customer service and communication skills while helping people with their animals
  • Learned how to relate to customers on a more personal level by gaining the ability to show compassion for the animals and their families
  • Assisted doctors in various duties during minor surgeries and upkeep of animals
  • Given the responsibility to conduct general maintenance around the facility
  • Developed strong matrix partnership skills with co-workers to ensure all tasks are completed
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Economics
2

Kennel Assistant

  • Assisted doctors and veterinary technicians in everyday procedures such as nail trims, medicated baths, and routine exams
  • Responsible for cleaning exam rooms, restocking cotton balls, syringes, paper towels, etc., and the end of the day cleaning routine
  • Responsible for all kennel activity such as checking in animals, walking, feeding, cleaning, bathing, and weekend care while the clinic was closed
  • Stable hand for the months of June through August 2015
  • Cared for 23 horses over the course of 10 weeks while campers took hourly lessons each day
  • Responsible for stable management, feeding, watering, medicating when necessary, and general care of the horses
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Baccalaureate And Advanced Placement
Veterinary Technology
3

Kennel Assistant

  • Research topics and write monthly ‘Tails from Home’ newsletter distributed to 1,500 subscribers
  • Ensure animal safety and health and engage with animals in a nurturing manner
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to all clients by addressing customer questions in person or on the phone and maintaining day-to-day shelter operations
  • Provide training and support to all agency volunteers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
History
4

Kennel Assistant and Sterilization Technician

Maintaining neat and organizing controlled drug logs in notebooks and Microsoft Excel

  • Maintaining and repairing heating pumps and pads
  • Properly restraining animals during treatments and evaluations
  • Conduct in-house analysis of blood
  • Preparing and cleaning cages and runs for patients
  • Gained knowledge of surgical instruments used for specific types of surgeries
  • Properly cleaning and sterilizing of surgical instruments
  • Properly sterilizing and maintaining operation rooms and the sterile corridor
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
5

Kennel Assistant

Responsible for care of boarded animals at facility, feed and water

  • General cleaning and laundering of towel, rags and bedding
  • Answer phones and make appointments for customers
  • Complete paperwork for services provided and file documents
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AAS
Busines Administration
BA
Liberal Aarts
6

Kennel Assistant

Monitor the health and behavior of resident animals

  • Recognize abnormal symptoms or conditions to report to veterinary staff
  • Feed and provide daily care for resident animals
  • Maintain a sanitary, safe, and stress-free environment for animals and staff
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job

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