A Kennel Assistant is responsible for care of pets deposited in the company in the absence of its pet owners. They feed, bathe, and groom the animals in a certain schedule and instruction provided by the owner. They also exercise the pets such as walking dogs during this time frame. When on assisting pets they can also act as personnel in the kennel selling food and other amenities for pets to customers.

Kennel Assistant Resume Template

Latonya Edwards

SW 7th St, CA

San Diego, 99784

Phone: (905) 275-8989



Responsible and experienced Kennel assistant seeking to further experience and possibly be trained for a higher position

Summary of Qualification

  • Excellent animal care and grooming capability
  • Above average customer relations with excellent communication skills
  • Can handle assists in the laboratory and clinic procedures with a veterinarian
  • Trustworthy and works independently with minimal supervision

Career Experience/Job History

2007 – 2011: Kennel Assistant, Pet Lovers Oasis

  • Handles feeding, cleaning and exercising of pets taken care by the facility
  • Cleans cages, litter boxes and kennel facility
  • Registers and runs reports for the animals deposited in the facility
  • Assists veterinarians in check ups and disease treatment for the animals
  • Can identify diseases and possible treatments for the pets as specified by the veterinarian
  • Handles sales and supply inventory for the facility
  • Ability to identify the needs of the pets at any given time
  • Can work on extended hours as well as holidays and emergency cases
  • Volunteer for animal welfare and rescue in the state
  • Attended and participated in various programs and seminars for animal care and development in and around the state
  • Handles reports and data managements for the different pets with regards to their hygiene as well any medications and supplements set by the owner of the veterinarian


1998-2002: High School Graduate; Binghampton County High School

Professional reference will be furnished upon request