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Skillful Dog Groomer resume

William Austin Hill
Professional Summary
A dedicated and experienced law enforcement officer, canine handler, and security professional who balances the necessity of protecting people and property with the need to maintain good relationships with customers and the public. Equally capable of working alone or as a member of a team.
Skills
  • Secret Government Clearance
  • Physical Security Responsibilities 
  • Basic Veterinary Care
  • Leadership Experience
  • Military Working Dog Handler for Patrol and Explosives Detection
  • Law Enforcement 
Experience
Supervisor/ Facility Trainer, 05/2017 to 10/2017
Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers Madison, Virginia
  • Responsible for creating work schedules and supervising staff members in the kennel facility.
  •  Conducted training sessions to puppy raisers  at surrounding colleges and universities. 
  • Trained puppies and adult dogs on basic obedience and public socialization.
  • Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff.
Military Working Dog Handler, 11/2014 to 04/2017
United States Army Fort Jackson, SC
  •  Certified one Military Working Dog (MWD) for patrol and explosives detection in accordance with the Department of Defense standards
  • Provided Explosive Detector Dog (EDD) service at the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention upon request of the United States Secret Service
  • Provided EDD service for President Carter upon request of the United States Secret Service
  • Provided EDD service for President Obama upon request of the United States Secret Service
  • Conducted force protection and anti-terrorism measures such as random checkpoints, vehicle inspections with and without canine assets, and asking questions to personnel attempting to gain access to the installation
  • Promote community partnerships and awareness of Military Working Dogs by conducting lectures and demonstrations to community organizations, such as schools, special events, and other demonstrations upon request
  • Conduct explosive detection searches of vehicles, buildings, office spaces, warehouses, and other areas within the military installation
  • Conducted water aggression familiarization training with Military Working Dogs
  • Responsible for cleaning crates, disinfecting animals' quarters, bathing, feeding, and providing water to the animals
Military Working Dog Handler, 11/2013 to 11/2014
United States Army Camp Walker, South Korea
  • Certified two Military Working Dogs for patrol and explosives detection in accordance with the Department of Defense standards
  • Provided EDD service for VIP's upon arrival of the military installation
  • Conducted force protection and anti-terrorism measures such as random checkpoints, vehicle inspections with and without canine assets, and questioning personnel who are attempting to gain access to the installation 
  • Promote community partnerships and awareness of Military Working Dogs by lectures and demonstrations to community organizations, such as schools, special events, and other demonstrations upon request
  • Conducted air operations familiarization canine training

Education
Bachelor of Arts: Homeland Security, In Progress
American Military University - Charles Town, WV

Military Working Dog Handler: 2013
Military Working Dog Handler Course - Lackland AFB, Texas

High School Diploma: 2012
Gulf Shores High School - Gulf Shores, Alabama
Accomplishments
  • Basic Leaders Course
  • 17th Military Police Detachment Soldier of the Month
  • Military Working Dog Handlers Course
  • Military Police School
  • Basic Skills Course
References
Available upon request
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Job-winning Dog Groomer resume

Elizabeth Harrison
Professional Summary
  • Motivated person with wide-ranging abilities relating to animal care including pet sitting, dog walking and basic training techniques.
  • Offers loving care to animals of all kinds. Skilled Pet Stylist and Groomer focused on maintaining the health and well-being of all dogs through professional grooming techniques. Conscientious and personable with skill in working with difficult and shy animals.
  • Great on computers, on the phone, can assist in anything needed by a vet or vet tech, can lift and help with bigger meaner dogs.
Skills
  • Life-long pet owner
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Google calendars
  • Lifts 100+ pounds
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Patient
  • Trustworthy
  • Dog bathing
  • Animal shelter volunteer
  • Upbeat and energetic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic
  • Decisive
  • Conscientious
  • Flexible
  • Flexible schedule
  • Confident
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
Work History
Dog Groomer Petsmart - Mesa Arizona 05/2007 - 12/2008
  • Checked in dogs and cats and talked to customers about specific hair cut they wanted
  • Bathed dogs and cats 
  • Groomed dogs and cats
  • Clipped nails
  • Cleaned kept up grooming salon
  • Did daily, Weekly, and Monthly grooming paperwork
  • Printed grooming invoices
  • Spoke to customers about well-being of their pets at pick up
Dog Groomer Petmart - Crystal Lake IL 12/2008 - 05/2011
  • Checked in dogs and cats and talked to customers about specific hair cut they wanted
  • Bathed dogs and cats 
  • Groomed dogs and cats
  • Clipped nails
  • Cleaned kept up grooming salon
  • Did daily, Weekly, and Monthly grooming paperwork
  • Printed grooming invoices
  • Spoke to customers about well-being of their pets at pick up
Dog Groomer/ Grooming Salon Manager Petco - Palatine and West Dundee 02/2011 - 10/2013
  • Checked in dogs, and cats
  • Bathed and groomed animals.
  • Spoke to pet parents about the well being of their animals.
  • Did most of the cleaning of the salon.
  • Wrote schedules, did all the daily trackers for the salon.
  • Made sure the daily, weekly and monthly, and quartly paper work was done for the salon.
  • Guided other groomers, and helped them while grooming and bathing their dogs.
  • Dealt with customer complaints, and comments.
  • I also worked with the store manager to ensure that the salon was doing the best it could be.
  • Worked the sales floor to ensure that the grooming salon got as much buisness as possible. P
  • romoted the spa deals and weekly and monthly deals going on. 
Kennel Tech Schauburg Veterinary Hospital - Schaumburg IL 10/2013 - 10/2014
  • Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications.
  • Tailored walks for older dogs and dogs with a variety of health concerns.
  • Fed and exercised 10-25 animals each day.
  • Promoted grooming services and products to customers.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all time.
  • Administered medications as directed by veterinary staff.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels, equipment and work areas.
  • Worked in a cold and wet environment on a daily basis.
  • Brushed, bathed and conditioned animals' coats.
  • Fed, walked and cared for 10-25 dogs while their owners were out of town.
  • Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance.
  • Maintained accurate and detailed logs and inventories of animals, food and equipment.
  • Put in nightly charges of the dogs who stayed in the kennels and were going home the next day
Dog Groomer Wheaton Animal Hospital - Wheaton IL 11/2014 - 12/2016
  • Greeted customers
  • bathed dogs
  • groomed dogs
  • clipped nails
  • added charges to the computer
  • talked to customers when dogs left the building

Dog Groomer Yuppie Puppie - Schaumburg IL 02/2016 - 12/2016
  • Bathed Dogs
  • Groomed Dogs
  • Clipped Dogs Nails

Education
High School Diploma: Red Mountain High School - Mesa Arizona 2007
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Experienced Dog Groomer resume

DANIELLE FENDRICH
Summary

Experienced canine handler and care provider with extensive experience in the animal shelter field. Experience extends beyond animal care to customer and company relations to advanced large group training interactions. Alumni of Bergin University of Canine Studies which entails learning extensively about business management/development, the nonprofit sector, customer care and retention along with other advanced canine related fields and research, including a wide variety of canine related service work. Looking to enter the service canine field and apply my current knowledge and eager to gain newfound understanding of the wonderful world of assistance dogs.

Experience
Bergin University of Canine Studies Rohnert Park, California Associate of Science in Business and Companion Dog Studies 08/2016 to 05/2017
  • Graduate of degree program which focuses on the psychology of learning, motor skill development, genetics, environmental factors, canine developmental stages, dog health care and on a multitude of human-canine recreation and work roles.
  • Gained medical and physiological knowledge on a variety of disabilities and developmental disorders
  • Learning the skills and knowledge to partner people with disabilities with an assistance canine, increasing the capabilities of both.
  • Learned about canine developmental stages, dog health care and the socio-biological concepts of partnership between dogs and individuals whose limited physical strength or sensory abilities make functioning on their own difficult.
  • Extensive amount of daily physical hands on canine training time focused on training advanced obedience and mobility commands with a variety of dogs of different age levels.
  • Participated in kennel maintence and cleaning duties, including prenatal care with young puppies.
Animal Care Centers of NYC NY, NY Volunteer Mentor 10/2015 to 07/2016
  • Trained and certified animal shelter volunteer at Animal Care Centers of New York City for about 1 year with over 1000 logged hours
  • Promoted to advanced behavior department volunteer working with animals requiring behavior modification of or extensive health care, or new intakes not yet behaviorally tested  
  • Trained incoming volunteers, lead group orientations, communicated shelter polices and explained how to read and respond to canine body language along with advanced handling techniques
  • Promoted to Corporate Group Volunteer Leader, working with large groups coming from a wide variety of business sectors to learn about animal care and the animal shelter field
  • Volunteered at adoption and vet clinic events   ​
  • Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
  • Defined behavioral techniques and coached owners how to modify aggressive behavior, inappropriate urination and separation anxiety.
  • Advised and educated public on spaying and neutering programs, vaccination care cost and options for those with low income.
  • Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.
  • Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism.
  • Educated community in responsible pet ownership and wildlife care.
  • Corrected problem behaviors through a in depth understanding of canine psychology and Positive Reward Based Training.
  • Educated the public about diseases that can be spread amongst animals 
Zani's Furry Friends NY, NY Volunteer 03/2014 to 07/2016
  • Assisted with adopter and foster relations regarding pet placement; provided advisement and follow up
  • Led and coordinated groups of volunteers at adoption and large fundraising events
  • Advised animal owners regarding grooming, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
  • Educated community in responsible pet ownership and effective management of animal stray population
  • Corrected problem behaviors through understanding of canine psychology and Positive Reward Based Training.
  • Educated the public about diseases that can be spread amongst animals.
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Summary of Skills
  • Adaptable to variety of work environments
  • Patient and Reliable   
  • Detail Oriented 
  • Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic 
  • Creativity
  • Proficient in Microsoft office; Word, Excel and PowerPoint etc.
  • Veterinary subcutaneous injections 
  • Variety of proper restraint precedures
  • Proper use of muzzles and restraints
  • Canine nutritional and diet analysis 
  • Skilled in creating and implementing animal shelter enrichment activities 
  • Large Nonprofit Event Planning and Implementation
  • Animal shelter sanitization procedures  
  • Canine Behavior Modification 
  • Animal shelter Volunteer Mentor
  • Canine socialization training
  • Fostering and adoptions customer relations/placement recommendations 

Professional References
Emma K. Grigg, PHD CAAB ekgrigg@gmail.com Instructor at Bergin University of Canine Studies
 
Gisella McSweeney, 917-596-9743 info@zanisfurryfriends.org Founder of Zani's Furry Friends 501c3 Rescue
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