Part Time or Full Time - Any experience level considered
Non-Profit Associations, Private Practice
Dawg Dayz Retreat is looking to add an experienced/seasoned enthusiastic veterinary technician to our team. We are a small progressive team focused on providing a safe and healthy environment for the dogs in our care. We are privately owned and not encumbered by the rigors of being owned by a multi-national company. We function as a team, from the trainers to the kennel staff. Everyone has his/her job and is respected for their efforts. We are a small business providing training via daycare, boarding and focused training. We have all the bells and whistles required for general practice. Seasoned applicants and those with no experience are welcome to be considered, if open to learning on the job and working hard. Applicants with a special interest in dog behavior, dog psychology or dog training are encouraged to apply.
• Provides compassionate care to patients utilizing dog psychology as taught by Cesar Milan. • Can conduct oneself in a confident and professional manner even when stressed and/or focused on individual tasks. • Receives animals to be admitted, is responsible for their proper identification and for recording their respective information. • Releases animals to their owners as directed; ensures that every animal released is calm and obedient • Has the ability to communicate with owners and make them feel comfortable with leaving their pet(s) in our care. • Can follow a regular schedule for cleaning and sanitizing facility • Can feed each animal as prescribed. • Understands the importance of prioritizing tasks and keeps oneself busy and productive during work shifts. • Can maintain laundry for the kennel. • Maintains the grounds of the property including waste disposal, light maintenance of landscape upkeep and general building maintenance. • Can recognize and report any unusual condition or abnormal behavior. • Cleans equipment and facilities using chemicals and supplies; understands the importance of safety of use of chemicals in our facility. • Maintains the cleanliness of the facility each day. • Understands and carries out the daily, weekly, and monthly task list to maintain the facility’s cleanliness, the equipment, and overall appearance of the facility. • Be able to follow daily task sheets and perform jobs effectively and efficiently. • Understands and carries out oral and written directions. • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with clients and other employees. • Assist other employees as needed. Avoid waiting for coworkers to ask for assistance. • Participate in your performance appraisal, and, as requested, in those of others. • Participate in all staff and training meetings. • Be willing and able to teach other staff members kennel skills. • Maintain constant vigilance regarding open doorways that could allow pets to escape from the facility. • Performs other duties as assigned
About Dawg Dayz Retreat
This is a family-owned, award winning, small business. It is our full-time chosen vocation. We have over 30 years' experience training dogs and horses. There is a dog trainer on-site 24 hours per day to maintain a fun, calm and harmonious environment. Our primary focus is training. We rehabilitate dogs to become balanced, calm and happy campers. We post videos and pictures every day.
We interact with our all of our campers utilizing dog psychology techniques, as demonstrated by Cesar Milan, the Dog Whisperer. That is one way we are very unique. Also, if you're like us, your pets have become family members. We care for them with the same love and attention. In addition, we provide sociability coaching and obedience training, via boarding and dawgy daycare fun in our home, a warm, loving and safe environment. Your dog will come home better behaved with humans and more social with other dogs, all while having a great time! Training and rehabilitation is the focus of everything we do. We are very different and proud of it.