Animal Care Attendant
Releash The Hounds Dog Walking Service - Courtice, ON

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Releash the Hounds is a rapidly expanding pet service business based in the Oshawa-Courtice-Bowmanville area. We are currently seeking a part-time Animal Care Attendant who is self-motivated, dependable and trustworthy. Minimum commitment of one year. We offer a competitive wage and a fantastic working environment.
The Animal Care Attendant will be required primarily Monday to Friday. Qualified applicant must have valid driver's license, own vehicle and no criminal record.

Key Duties/Responsibilities
The Animal Care Attendant will be responsible for the duties:
- Provide basic animal care
- Provide off-leash exercise to dogs (up to 6 in a group) for 1 hour
- Transport dogs to and from owner’s home and dog park
- Provide one-on-one on-leash exercise for increments of 15 minutes, 30 minutes or 1 hour
- Ensure dogs have adequate food and water supply after walks
- Tidy dogs before returning to owner
- Record time spent with the dogs
- Communicate daily updates and concerns to pet owner and supervisor
- Record vehicle mileage
- Client consultation as required, may occasionally require a short amount of time on an evening or weekend

- Previous experience or education in related field
- Trustworthy
- Flexible
- Bondable
- Able to work independently and with minimum supervision
- Genuine concern and interest in the well being of animals
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situation
- Ability to lift 100lbs
- Ability to manage physically demanding job
- Pet First Aid is an asset