Dog Handler/Bather - San Diego

Kennel Tech San Diego, California


Position at Dr. Boyd's Pet Resort San Diego

Dr. Boyd's Pet Resort and Veterinary Center San Diego is hiring experienced bathers/handlers to add to our growing team and business.

Housekeeping, cleanliness and sanitation are a vital part of our business. We take pride on having a clean, odor free facility. We are looking for full time and part time bathers. Shifts range throughout the day. 

The Dog Bather/Handler position requires that you 

  • Have the physical strength and ability to lift and carry a pet or other object weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. 
  • Be able to make independent decisions. 
  • Smile, make direct eye contact, and greet clients in a friendly and professional way, making them feel welcome and comfortable. 
  • Work with pets with various temperaments.
  • Be familiar with dog and cat breeds and coat colors. 
  • Be patient, polite, and compassionate with a client who is emotional or discourteous. 
  • Work well with others and be able to accommodate others needs. 

We are looking for a friendly, self motivated, energetic pet bather ready to jump in. 

The bather job duties include: 

  • Bathing, brushing, drying, nail trims, anal gland expressions, and cleaning ears of the dogs/ cats 
  • Cleaning duties in the salon 
  • Retrieving dogs from the kennel or from clients 
  • Customer service 
  • Assist in Resort as a handler
  • Record keeping in computer system (Avimark) 

We invest heavily in our employees' long-term growth and happiness. We offer wonderful benefit packages including medical, vision and dental insurance, plus a 100% paid life insurance policy for you too!  PTO, internal and external continuing education, bonuses, dynamic pet care discounts, 401K, and much more!

Pay range - $14-$15/hr 

If you're looking for a career working with animals, Dr. Boyd's Pet Resort and Veterinary Center San Diego is a gateway to your success with training and experience available to all who qualify! 

Apply Today! We look forward to hearing from you soon