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Part-time Dog Day Care Attendant/Retail Associate

at Puptown Waterloo in Waterloo


Puptown Waterloo is hiring part time Dog Day Care Attendant/Retail Associates to join their experienced and professional dog services team!

Work Hours:

Operational hours are:

  • Monday to Friday – 7:00am to 6:00pm
  • Saturday 7:00am- 9:00pm
  • Part Time staff are scheduled 15-20 hours per week depending on availability
  • Increase in hours based on training, availability and performance


  • $15.00 per hour during training period
  • Wage increases based on performance


  • Unique opportunity to be trained by industry leaders
  • Pet food and product discounts
  • Team social outings


  • Supervising and handling dogs of all different sizes and breeds
  • Monitoring dog behaviours, anticipating and taking proactive approach in avoiding conflict
  • Consistently cleaning dog waste and urine to ensure clean play and pen areas
  • Cleaning all areas, toys and tools as needed; use of pressure washer at times
  • Exercising and engaging in structured play activities with dogs
  • Customer service and sales of services and retail store products
  • Providing high level of service to customers during all interactions (pick up/drop off, scheduling, etc.)
  • Processing payments using point of sale terminal; debit, credit and cash handling


  • Previous experience in animal handling and dog behaviour is an asset
  • Basic dog grooming experience (bathing, brushing, nail clipping, etc.) is an asset
  • Must be confident and assertive in working with all sizes and breeds of dogs
  • Must be able to remain calm and patient in a stressful or chaotic environment
  • Excellent communication and team work skills are required
  • Ability to follow direction and take initiative
  • Must be reliable and have great attendance
  • Previous cash handling and customer service experience is an asset; must be able to count change when required
  • Need to be comfortable working in loud and fast moving environments
  • Need to be comfortable in working in environments with strong odours and cleaning dog waste
  • Must be able to lift heavy items such as large bags of dog food or lifting dogs in and out of tub

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