Kennel/Daycare Staff @ Callanan Veterinary Group - Watertown, MA

Kennel/Daycare Staff

We are looking for responsible, hardworking, mature dog lovers that can handle physically demanding and repetitive duties, and quickly adapt to changing work environments. Technical, office, or phone skills are not required, but would be preferred.
Candidate requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year of dog handling experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of customer service experience

  • At least 18 years of age

  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Ability to identify dog behaviors and postures

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Even-tempered and upbeat


Duties include:

  • Daily handing of dogs of all sizes and breeds

  • Exercising dogs outdoors multiple times a day, year round

  • Supervising indoor and outdoor play time with dogs of all sizes and breeds

  • Feeding and cleaning up after dogs

  • Maintaining cleanliness throughout the facility

  • Regular communication with clients and coworkers


Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work outdoors, year round