Animal Caretaker Resume Examples

animal caretaker

  • Worked in both paid employee and unpaid volunteer positions
  • Cleaned individual cages and group rooms; general sanitation maintenance
  • Dispensed meals and medication when necessary
  • Assessed and recorded animals’ eliminations, activity levels, and general health
  • Brushed fur and trimmed nails
  • Got to know each animal one-on-one and developed a personal relationship and knowledge of each individual’s history
  • Used personal knowledge of each animal to make recommendations to potential pet adopters

animal caretaker / retail associate

  • Assist customers by explaining products, methods, or services.
  • Perform tasks such as cleaning and maintenance of animal quarters.
  • Assist customers paying for their merchandise, by taking their payment and providing them with the appropriate amount of change using a cash register.
  • Providing care such as feeding, medicating, and cleaning up after a variety of animals including horses, dogs, ducks, and chickens. 

animal caretaker

  • During my internship as an animal caretaker in the Endangered Wolf Center my duties consisted of feeding, diet prep, setting out water, enrichment, and exercising the wolves.
  • Cleaning out their living spaces and testing the wolves was also done throughout my time there to ensure that they were adapting and living in the best environment possible.
  • It was also important for their lifestyles to make sure their food was properly prepared and given at the specified times.
  • Training the different species was a constant part of our daily routine at the wolf center in order to have the species listening to commands.
  • It was often times a hectic environment seeing as animals are at times unexpected in their ways, but I was there to make sure things would run smoothly.

animal caretaker

  • Care for various animals (Horses, Dogs, Goats, Birds)
  • Took care of daily responsibilities (Feeding, Grooming)
  • Maintained farm (Cleaned, Painted, Repaired)
  • Maintain reception area to greet customers, answer phones, and keep space sanitary and neat .

animal caretaker

  • Feed and administer any medicines to the dogs
  • Keep a clean area with a daily morning deep clean of the entire kennel area
  • Clean facilities and equipment such as animal pens, animal crates, laundry, and dishes
  • Inventory of supplies.

animal caretaker

  • Responsible for feeding up to 14 shelter animals and ensuring that their needs were met
  • Rehabilitated injured animals as they awaited adoption
  • Addressed questions and concerns of potential adopters 
  • Walk and play with animals

animal caretaker

  •  Assessing injured animals      
  • Cleaning and grooming
  • Rescue missions
  • Finding homes for and adopting animals.  

animal caretaker/front desk person

  • Interacted with clients, assisted with the drop-off and pick-up of animals; answered client inquiries and provided information on facility policies.
  • Fed and watered animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Provided treatment to sick and injured animals, and contacted veterinarians in order to secure treatment.
  • Installed, maintained, and repaired animal care facility equipment such as infrared lights, feeding devices, and cages.
  • Cleaned, organized, and disinfected animal quarters such as pens, stables, cages

animal caretaker

  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal well being
  • Worked 5 – 24-hour shifts with oversight of 2 – 7 animals
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health

animal caretaker

  • Developed strong interest and desire for maintaining the health and welfare of homeless animals. 
  • Cared for homeless animals well-being and health through sanitation, vaccinations, and medications. 
  • Informed the public of the happenings at the shelter and acted as an advocate for shelter’s mission statement

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