The primary job of an Animal Trainer is to train animals to function for riding, performing or assisting persons with disabilities.  Animal Trainers must be patient and have a deep understanding of the behavior, needs and wants of the animals they are to train.  They are equipped with the skills in training the animals using prescribed standards especially for shows or competitions.  They also must be informed of the health risks and issues of each specific animal under their care.

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Glenda Gake

876 Jacskon

Mississippi, 76889

Phone: (878) 908-909


Animal-caring individual seeking for a position of Animal Trainer in a standard zoo

Summary of Qualification

  • With almost five years experience in training horses, lions and tigers
  • Knowledgeable in animal health, diet and behavior
  • Very responsible and with deep concern of the animals under supervision and care
  • Able in operating equipment for animal health assistance such as tracking systems, clippers, and machines for daily hygiene
  • Very dependable and a great team player.

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – 2011: Animal Trainer, Mississippi Zoo

  • Assess animals under supervision and kept records of their general well-being
  • Identified behaviors that need to be tamed and created a training program for each animal under care – horses and lions
  • Arranged for mating of stallions and mares and assist in foal delivery
  • Fed the animals and worked them up for their daily exercises
  • Trained horses for synchronized performances and for enduring performances with a human entertainer

2004-2008: Zookeeper, Monroe Zoo

  • Maintained zoo cleanliness by implementing programs with supervision
  • Observed animals, identified health problems and immediately sought for treatment with the zoo veterinarian
  • Created a diet program for the animals and maintained records and files for each zoo area


1998-2002: Bachelor of Science in Zoology, University of Mississippi

Professional reference will be furnished upon request