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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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Lead Adoptions Counselor/animal Caretaker

Oversee the front desk and help with adoptions, answering phones and employee guidance

  • Completing inventory lists, employee schedules and daily receipts and deposits
  • Contributing to the Adoptions Calendar Committee and promoting CHS
  • Oversee and help to care for all animals in adoption program
  • Work alongside vet staff to ensure proper medical care for all animals
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
32

Animal Caretaker / Groomer

Responsible for the animal care like cleaning, disinfecting animal holding areas

  • Provide them with the routine food, water and groom them
  • Monitor, evaluate and socialize with the animals and perform other related activities
  • Responsible for the maintenance of files, records, agreements, and other information
  • Care for animals with illnesses, injuries and diseases
  • Administer the vaccination and all medication to animals
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
33

Exotic and Domestic Animal Caretaker

Provided day to day care of lions, tigers, cougars, wolves, and bears

  • Observed and monitored animals for health and behavioral issues
  • Prepared and presented diets as directed
  • Medicated animals as directed
  • Daily logging of the animals' diets and medication
  • Cleaned exhibits and holding areas
  • Provided environmental enrichment devices for the animals
  • Maintained and repaired enclosures
  • Public interaction through tours of the sanctuary
  • Maintained clean and organized exhibits, equipment, and keeper areas (raking, mowing, shoveling, pulling weeds, washing dishes and wheelbarrows)
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Zoology
34

Animal Caretaker

  • Responsible for the care of various animals such as dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and pocket pets. Included feeding, exercising, cleaning, and observation of health concerns.
  • Assisted veterinarians and technicians with restraint of animals for examinations and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic medication administration, including oral medications, subcutaneous injections, and eye/ear medications
  • Experienced with restraint techniques for radiographs and using a digital x-ray machine
  • Ability to perform minor ear cleaning, as well as anal gland expression in dogs
  • Was in process of developing skills in venipuncture
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
35

Animal Caretaker

  • Participated in daily milking operations of a 200-head dairy farm
  • Provided supplementation for neo-natal calves
  • Provided treatment of sores on dairy cattle
  • Maintained and sanitized milking parlor
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Animal Science
36

Animal Caretaker II

Routine care and maintenance of animal cages and shelter facility including disinfecting, restocking, and resetting kennels for new animals.

  • Transportation for spay/neuter, veterinary appointments, and adoption events.
  • Monitor animals for changes in physical and mental health.
  • Assist with intake, vaccination, and return to owner procedures.
  • Provide information to public on spay/neuter practices, lost animal walkthroughs, answer phones.
  • Administer animal behavior tests to determine suitable adoption or transport to animal rescue organizations.
  • Assist in training for AB Technical college students.
  • Train and monitor community service program workers.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biology
37

Animal Caretaker

Worked as a team to help take care of all animals with cleaning their cages, walking, feeding and give them water on a daily basis

  • Help take animals in that are strays or owners who cannot afford to take care of their animals any longer due to moving or change of lifestyle
  • Help adopt out animals to good loving homes
  • Went to weekly meetings
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Human Resource Management
38

Animal Caretaker

Maintained clean and sterile environment for boarded animals

  • Assisted veterinarian with humane euthanasia
  • Fed animals daily to ensure proper nutrition
  • Administered medication to animals who have entered facility
  • Ensured employees followed shelter policies and procedures
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
Education Program
39

Animal Caretaker

Cautiously administered all medications necessary to cats and/or dogs

  • Daily cage/kennel clean up
  • Assisted birthing and caring for newborn kittens and/or puppies
  • Skilled at providing nurturing attention to animals (abused or non-abused) with anxiety conditions
  • Strong physical ability to lift and carry on demand
  • Proficient in instructing, and training dogs to behave accordingly
  • Disinfect, and sanitize all instruments use with and/ or on animals
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
40

Animal Caretaker

Performed duties caring for animals of all kinds.

  • Fed and watered animals according to schedule.
  • Cleaned and disinfected animal areas.
  • Transferred animals between quarters.
  • Adjusted controls to regulate temperature and humidity of animals' quarters.
  • Recorded information according to instructions, such as genealogy, diet, weight, medications, food intake, and license number.
  • Repaired cages, pens, or fenced yards.
  • Acted as Receptionist when needed.
  • Performed customer service duties.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job

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