Animal trainer Resume



Job objective:

Passionate and dedicated animal training professional with over 5+ years of experience in the field, looking forward to obtaining a challenging job where I can apply my knowledge to impart training and care for animals along with the team.

Summary of Skills:

  • Exceptional knowledge about animal behavior and in-depth information about various veterinary medical equipment

  • Ability to conduct group or private classes to teach obedience techniques to aggressive animals

  • Good at identifying risky situations, and moving people to safe zones to control stray animals

  • Aware about federal animal welfare laws, and promoter of animal rights

  • Ability to develop good relationships with clients

  • Flexible, good communicator, and capable of working in harsh surroundings

  • Strong organizational, and time management skills

Work Experience:

Senior Animal Trainer

Friends with Paws Incorporation, Los Angeles, CA

May 2016 – Present

  • Providing training to dogs, dolphins, monkeys, and other people-friendly animals

  • Organizing interactive sessions with news reporters

  • Encouraging guests to touch, communicate with horses, and go for short rides while taking full care of their safety

  • Training new born animals, and dogs bought to the center on obeying orders, and giving performance for entertaining people

  • Assisting veterinary doctors in providing medication, and treatment to injured animals like lions, tigers, horses, and others

  • Training multiple animals to interact with each other, and organizing entertainment shows for children on weekends

  • Supervising entry-level, mid-level trainers in animal training department, and teaching them tricks to control aggressive behavior

  • Performing routine check-ups on animals to analyze their health conditions, and diagnose medical issues in time

Animal Trainer

Christmont Animal Training School, Los Angeles, CA

December 2014 – April 2016

  • Trained 10+ dolphins at state’s aquarium center to interact with visitors

  • Ensured safety of guests, public visitors, and children during visits to zoos, theme parks, and helped them interact with animals from a safe distance

  • Worked with animals on implementation of new behavior to develop friendly behavior, and ensured safety of people around them

  • Provided training to different animals like dogs, tigers, elephants to create entertainment acts for circus

  • Gave in-home training and informed familes about precautions to be taken for adopting pets for the first time

  • Conducted entertainment programs with different animals at various parks, and responded to special requests by guests

  • Took responsibility to train security dogs for detecting bomb explosives, grenades, and other harmful materials to assist the police department

Volunteer:

Assistant Animal Care Provider

Animal Humane Society, Los Angeles, CA

August 2012 – November 2014

  • Groomed 20+ dogs of multiple breeds, and maintained their diet routines, exercise schedules, and play time

  • Assessed animals brought to the shelter to determine their health conditions, and coordinated with veterinary doctors for treating sick animals

  • Collaborated with other volunteers to keep cages, sleeping units, and grooming zones sanitized

  • Interacted with pets, and stray animals to help them get used to shelter home surrounding, and trained them using different signs or commands

  • Followed owners’ instructions for their pets’ diet, and taught obedience to pups, kittens, mules, and other animals

  • Provided training to pets to assist people with disability, and protect apartments from burglaries

  • Understood characteristics of multiple breeds, and learned techniques to control aggressive animals

Education:

  • Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology – California State University

    Los Angeles, Ca 90032

    2014

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Psychology

    California State University, Los Angeles, CA

    2012

Certification:

  • NACA Certified Animal Controller, 2012

Affiliations:

  • Central California Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Los Angeles

    Member since 2012

Reference:

On request.