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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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Animal Caretaker/groundskeeper

Took care of horses, cats and dogs.

  • Took care of feeding and watering animals.
  • Maintained any yard and building repairs as needed and mowing/weed eating of buildings and lawns.
  • Also recorded animals daily progress and behavior
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
42

Animal Caretaker

  • Created work schedules for staff in kennel area
  • Keep the kennel area clean and ready for potential customers to view on a tour through the facility
  • Observe the animals and report any discrepancies to the appropriate people
  • Identify potential problem situations and act accordingly
  • Time-management for myself; making sure to get everything done well and in a timely manner
  • Sole person responsible for 6-30 dogs at a time
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Animal Science
43

Animal Caretaker

Sanitize all pens and crates for wildlife/untamed animals

  • Administer medications to wildlife
  • Feed animals
  • Load/unload animals weighing up to […] into crates for import/export
  • Socialize animals for capability of being adopted, tamed and friendly canines/felines
  • Participate in the euthanization of wildlife unable to be rehabilitated and tame
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
44

Animal Caretaker

Horse and Small Animal Care Taker

  • Responsible for ensuring all animals have a safe environment with fresh food and water.
  • Accountable for turning 3 horses out and bringing them back in safely.
  • Clean all small animal cages, stalls and paddocks.
  • Knowledgeable in pet care emergencies.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
45

Landscaper and Animal Caretaker

Provided care for crops and farm animals

  • Maintained the on-site forest for harvesting of pine trees
  • Started new plots for growing organic crops
  • Prepared the [company name] for board meetings and fundraisers
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Animal And Veterinarian Sciences
46

Animal Caretaker and Veterinarian Assistant

General care of cats and dogs including feeding, giving medications, walking, etc.

  • Cleaning dog runs and cat cages
  • Bathing dogs
  • Working with veterinarians during appointments with clients by aiding in giving vaccines and medications, doing nail trims, helping with care of ill or injured animals
  • Talking to clients about general care of their animals
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Animal Science
47

Animal Caretaker

  • Provided daily care for laboratory animals to ensure health and well being.
  • Maintain accurate health records and documentation.
  • Handled incoming shipments of research animals.
  • Maintained clean environment.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Medical Assisting

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