Dog Handler

Middle Sackville - Nova Scotia (NS),

House of Hounds LTD

Job Description:

We are a new doggy daycare and kennel free boarding facility in Middle Sackville, NS that operates 6 days a week. House of Hounds LTD was established by myself, Tiffany and my partner, Paul in 2019. Our Mission is to always find ways to offer exceptional service to all of our clients and furry friends and ensure the dogs have a safe and fun environment to be socialized, play and help improve the quality of life for them. Everything that we do at House of Hounds will always result in keeping the clients top of mind and doing whatever we can to provide what is best for each individual and their pets. *Job description* We are looking to hire an energetic and skilled dog handler to provide training and care to assigned dogs. The dog handler’s responsibilities include observing and assessing behavioral

patterns in dogs, exercising dogs as needed, and utilizing various dog-training techniques to correct problematic behaviors. You should also be able to disinfect all play and exercise equipment as required. To be successful, you should be observant, patient, and adept at handling different breeds and sizes of dogs. Ultimately, a dog handler should be able to remain calm in difficult situations as well as demonstrate exceptional communication, problem-solving, and customer service skills. We will provide pet first aid training, WHMIS and training by a certified dog handler who is also our manager.

We are looking to hire part time employees for weekends and weekdays. Shifts that are required are 9am-2pm and 11am-5pm Monday-Friday with the occasional weekend.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

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