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The Dog House is a fun and energetic place to work. If you are applying for a job, you must love animals. In order to provide an outstanding atmosphere for our guests, we must provide a VERY CLEAN environment. This position has a lot of CLEANING responsibility and requires ATTENTION TO DETAIL of each animal’s behavior and health!

We require our employees to be punctual, presentable, professional, courteous and kind-hearted. This job requires you to walk, lift, bend, stand, and crouch throughout the ENTIRE shift. A lot of our work is outdoors and you will have to work outside in all weather conditions.

Kennel Technician

Front & Back Office

The primary function of the Kennel Technician is maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all pets. Job duties include but not limited to handling and care of all customers pets. Rendering all customer requested services and daily cleaning of all kennel areas. Applicants must be physically active, reliable, compassionate and willing to work hard and learn. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: other duties may be assigned:

Animal Care

  • Monitor animals and immediately report health or behavior abnormalities to Manager or Owner.
  • Provide adequate food and water to pets following owner guidelines.
  • Walk dogs, monitor doggy day care or one on one fetch services.
  • Rotate to dogs to outside kennels twice a shift for potty breaks.
  • Perform animal bathing (brushing, de-shedding, drying).
  • Perform internal and external anal glands.
  • Preform nail trimming and dremeling.
  • Administer oral medication and give vaccinations to animals.
  • Assist with animal intake, weighing, evaluation and treatment.
  • Create and maintain necessary animal records, perform data entry into Gingr.
  • Transport animals for veterinary care or surgery.
  • Able and willing to work holidays and weekends.

Facility Care

  • Follow established disease control protocols to daily clean, disinfect and maintain all kennel floor walkways, pets spaces and general areas.
  • Sweep, mop and disinfect floors on a daily basis.
  • Deep clean all Mason Kennels, including tops and bottoms of cages, intake and isolation areas on a regular basis.
  • Operate laundry equipment, fold laundry and wash dishes.
  • Restock cleaning areas with supplies and equipment.
  • Clean and maintain the daycare yard and outdoor common areas, including weed pulling and lawn maintenance.

Key Results Area

  • All animals in The Dog House's care are treated humanely, which can be measured by their lowered level of stress and maintained health.
  • Facility and common areas are maintained clean and organized; staff, public and volunteers can easily find what they are looking for, public has a pleasant experience in our facility.
  • Teamwork–positive, cooperative work environment is maintained. Daily goals are accomplished by relying on each other’s help. Intake and medical information in Gingr is accurate and up to date.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job has no direct reports.
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Vaccination Requirements

Legally, we can no longer contact your vet requesting any medical information, including vaccinations, without your prior written consent.

For adult dogs, please submit vaccinations to include: Rabies, DAPPv and Bordetella. We require the Bordetella every 6 months for boarding/daycare. Bordetella Vaccinations must be administered AT LEAST 14 days prior to the boarding reservation start date. Bordetella Vaccinations must be administered AT LEAST 72 hours prior to doggie daycare drop off.

Puppies are required to have 3 rounds of puppy DHPP vaccinations before they can board at our facility.

For your felines please submit vaccinations to include: FeLV, FVRCP and Rabies and proof of negative FIV test.

The Dog House LLC - Boarding, Grooming & Daycare For Your Pets

Employment Application

The Dog House is a fun and energetic place to work. If you are applying for this job, you love animals. In order to provide an outstanding atmosphere for our guests, we must provide a VERY CLEAN environment. This position has a lot of CLEANING responsibility and requires ATTENTION TO DETAIL of each animal’s behavior and health!

We require our employees to be punctual, presentable, professional, courteous and kind-hearted. This job requires you to walk, lift, bend, stand, and crouch throughout the ENTIRE shift. A lot of our work is outdoors, and you will have to work outside in all weather conditions.

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Job Description & Requirements

  • Walking, lifting, bending, standing, and crouching throughout the entire shift
  • Phone & Computer skills
  • Sweeping, mopping, dishes, dusting, bathing dogs, nail trims, restraining dogs, walking dogs, handling cats
  • Reliable transportation
  • Working ALL major holidays
  • Being able to work outside in all weather conditions

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I understand that any misrepresentation or material omission made by me on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application or immediate termination of employment if I am employed, whenever it may be discovered.

If I am employed, I acknowledge that there is no specified length of employment and that this application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment. Accordingly, either I or the employer can terminate the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, height, weight, or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with us depends solely on your qualifications and performance.

Thank you for completing this application and for your interest in our business.

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