Kennel Attendant

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Anavel Herceg | (227) 364-1541 | Bismarck, ND


I have over 1 year of experience as a Kennel Attendant. I am responsible for the care and welfare of the animals in our facility. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, exercising and providing enrichment activities. I also maintain accurate records of animal health and well-being. In addition, I provide excellent customer service to our clients by answering questions about their pets' needs and providing updates on their progress while in our care.


Kennel Attendant at Little Paws Boarding Kennel, NDJun 2022 - Present

  • Maintained clean and organized kennels for up to 50 dogs at a time.
  • Walked and exercised the dogs daily, according to each dog's individual needs.
  • Fed the dogs twice a day and gave them fresh water as needed.
  • Monitored the health of all the animals in my care and reported any changes or concerns to my supervisor immediately.
  • Kept detailed records of each dog's food intake, exercise schedule, behavior, etc.
  • Administered medication to sick or injured animals as directed by veterinarian.

Kennel Assistant at The Dog House Kennel, NDJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Maintained a clean and organized kennel by sweeping, mopping, and disinfecting daily.
  • Exercised dogs in the kennel for 30 minutes each twice per day.
  • Fed all dogs in the kennel three times per day according to schedule.
  • Watered all dogs in the kennel three times per day.
  • Monitored dog behavior closely and reported any changes to supervisor.
  • Gave medications to some of the dogs as prescribed.


High School Diploma at Central High School, NDSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to manage my time, how to study for exams, and how to do research.


  • Kennel Attendant
  • Animal Care
  • Customer Service
  • Cleaning
  • Feeding Animals
  • Walking Dogs
  • Bathing Animals

Clifford Saetern | (254) 853-4361 | Eugene, OR


I have over 1 year of experience as a Kennel Attendant. I am responsible for the care and welfare of animals in a kennel environment. This includes feeding, watering, exercising, cleaning cages and kennels, and providing general care to the animals. I am also responsible for maintaining cleanliness in the work area and ensuring that all health and safety regulations are followed. In addition to my hands-on experience with animals, I have also completed coursework in animal husbandry and veterinary science


Kennel Attendant at Paws & Claws Animal Hospital, ORMay 2022 - Present

  • Maintained cleanliness of kennel area at all times.
  • Sanitized and disinfected cages, bowls, and bedding daily.
  • Walked dogs three times per day.
  • Fed dogs twice per day according to schedule.
  • Monitored dog behavior for any changes or signs of illness/injury.
  • Administered medication as prescribed by veterinarian.

Kennel Assistant at Willamette Veterinary Hospital, ORSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Maintained cleanliness of kennel area and ensured all safety standards were met.
  • Fed and watered animals according to schedule.
  • Monitored health and well-being of each animal.
  • Exercised animals daily.
  • Provided companionship to animals.
  • Assisted with adoption events on weekends.


High School Diploma at Grant High School, Portland, ORAug 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Animal care
  • Animal handling
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Kennel maintenance
  • Feeding and watering schedules
  • Record keeping
  • Health monitoring