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Kennel Assistant

Fairport, NY | Part Time
20 Days Ago

Job Description

Kennel Attendant (Full Time) Job Description 

Job Title: Kennel Attendant 


Fairview Veterinary Hospital is in search of a part time Kennel Attendant to join our growing team!  

We offer an AMAZING benefits package- which includes paid time off, 401k, medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA and FSA available, parental leave, generous pet discounts, and more! 

Compensation: $15/ hour 

Our Ideal Candidate:  
A team player who is passionate about animal care, customer service, and is highly motivated. This part-time position would include Saturday and Sunday hours and would be about 16-18 hours per week. Kennel Attendants are critical to the success of our hospital and to those pet parents who choose to board their beloved pets with us!  

Job Duties:  

  • Providing courteous customer service to pet parents.  
  • Monitoring pets, includes noting their behaviors such as eating, drinking, and identifying potential problems to the supervisor or Veterinarian.  
  • Giving medications to pets
  • Providing enrichment and comfort to boarding pets through feeding, playtimes, baths, and maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital and boarding areas.  

Job Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, squatting, reach, standing, and walking throughout the day. 

Skills for Kennel Assistant

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