Kennel Attendant (part-time)

Kennel Tech Fayetteville, Arkansas


Position at Best Friends Animal Hospital and Pet Hotel

AMAZING part time Kennel Technician needed to join our busy team at Best Friends Animal Hospital and Pet Hotel in Fayetteville, AR

This role requires a commitment of 12-20 hours per week, with the availability for morning shifts, weekends, and holidays. 

We are looking for someone that:   

  • Is motivated and hard-working
  • Has effective communication skills
  • Can take direction well
  • Works well independently and on a team
  • Is available to work weekends and holidays
  • Is a quick learner

A day in the life as a kennel technician.

The purpose of this position is to provide for the daily care of boarding and day-care pets. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing, medicating, and monitoring the well-being of dogs, cats and, occasionally, other companion animals. This position requires a love of animals and the ability to warmly welcome clients and compassionately care for their pets. Kennel team members are also responsible for the cleaning of the clinic. This includes laundry, dusting, sweeping, mopping, washing dishes, and other tasks.   

  • Daily documentation of tasks (appetite, bathroom habits etc.)
  • Check-in and out boarding clients and patients
  • Verify vaccines.
  • Maintain a clean kennel environment.
  • Walking pets/ taking outside
  • Accurately label pets and their belongings
  • Administer food and medications to pets.
  • Accurately communicating and document any problems or concerns such as illnesses or injury
  • Communicate with clients updates on pets.
  • Cleaning of hospital grounds (interior and exterior)
  • Cleaning - maintaining a safe and clean area for the hospital
    • kennels
    • hospital interior/grounds
    • mopping
    • vacuuming
    • laundry

The hospital's kennel operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and does not close due to inclement weather.   

How we elevate YOUR game   

Joining Thrive Pet Healthcare opens a world of growth and career advancement.   

  • Teamwork: Experience what it is like to join a company that hopes you find a home. We foster a positive environment centered on YOU. We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment and a positive work/life balance.
  • Growth and Development: We invest heavily in our employees with opportunities for growth and development. Take on leadership development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grow from the minute you are hired.

Like what you have read so far? Take the next step and apply today! 

We celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered