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Pet Sitters supervise cats, dogs, and other pets while their owners are away. Key responsibilities include providing food and water, grooming, taking pets to vet appointments, administering medicine, taking dogs out for a walk, and providing companionship. Well-written resume samples mention qualifications like the ability to work with animals, basic training knowledge, communication, and love of animals. Based on our collection of resume examples, no academic education is required for this position. Most candidates hold a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Owner and Pet Sitter

Professional Pet Sitting Company - Bonded, Insured, Certified in Animal First Aid/CPR, Member in good standing of Pet Sitters International

  • Implemented specific plans of care for individual pet needs
  • Generated a client list of over 85 clients and their pets
  • Maintained a high quality of repeat business utilizing Quick Books
  • Ambitiously developed a business website to attract more business
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Medical Secretarial
2

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
3

Pet Sitter

  • Entrusted with the security of keys to over 30 residential homes
  • Consciously maintained the safety and well-being of the pets in our care
  • Fed, walked, administered medication, and reinforced training
  • Checked on client homes and performed various tasks per their request
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Psychology
BS
Psychology
4

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
5

Pet Sitter

I am currently employed as a pet sitter, taking care of various pets while their owners are away at work, or on vacation.

  • Responsible for entering people's homes and ensuring the proper care of their pets.
  • Trusted with providing animals the proper medication for their individual needs.
  • Ensure that pets are safe and given adequate attention when their owners are away from home.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Psychology
6

Owner, Pet Sitter

Visualizing, Planning, Creating, initiating a small business by creating and maintaining business and client relationships

  • Manage Company finances, accounting and assets
  • Marketing Duties, e.g., updating of website content, updating social networking sites, ordering of print and collateral materials, traveling to partner companies to provide company details for future clients
  • Handling all client scheduling - typically 5 to 15 appointments per day
  • Key holder and caring for pets including feeding, watering, socializing, and exercising
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Hospitality And Tourism Management
7

Pet Sitter

  • Ensured client satisfaction through timely and efficient care
  • Maintained a clean and organized work environment
  • Provided back-up operational and office services
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Sociology
8

Babysitter/pet Sitter/housekeeper

Local list of Clientele Sporadic when employed fulltime

  • Full charge care of children ages 6 mths-9 years, preparing meals, planning daily activities, co-coordinating scheduling conflicts with other childcare staff.
  • In all I care for 11 children in the area; they are divided among 6 families
  • These assignments can range from date nights etc to fulltime set hours for daily care.
  • I have also worked as housekeeper for said families doing things from light cleaning to deep cleaning inside and outside of the home.
  • Pets are not a problem; one family has 7ducks, 2 cats, 3 dogs, 5 rabbits, and several fish.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
History/english/literature Tutor
9

Pet Sitter

Care for all types of animals: dogs, cats, horses, alpacas, and birds.

  • Includes feeding and walking dogs, cleaning cat boxes, mucking horse stalls, picking alpaca yards, and cleaning birdcages. All animals are given fresh water daily.
  • Also includes any special instructions or requirements that the animal needs, such as giving medications.
  • Since this is a [company name] job, I need to be organized and have good customer relations.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Canine
10

Pet Sitter/house Sitter

Ensure safe and secure home for dogs, cats, ferrets, and fish while owner is away

  • Provide food, clean water, and walking pets at scheduled times
  • Provide companionship and comfort to pet while ensuring owner feels secure
  • Ensure home is secure and mail is checked on daily basis
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job

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