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Work History

Feb 2016Present

Certified Dog Obedience Trainer

OutofTheDoghouse, Granbury Texas

As a Certified Dog Trainer I educate clients about solutions for common animal problem behaviors by providing basic knowledge and training in canine care. By providing obedience classes privately in clients homes and in group settings we focus on socialization and maintaining a safe environment. During classes I Instruct and teach clients about the importance of animal enrichment activities.

Dec 2014Feb 2016

Veterinary Technician & Receptionist

Severn Square Veterinary Hospital, Severn, MD 

  Working at Severn Square Veterinary Hospital I Assisted the veterinarian during routine exams as well as laboratory procedures. Most days involved interacting with and educating clients  while using my comprehensive knowledge about animal behavior patterns as well as common animal medications. Managed cleaning and disinfecting patient cages as well as the hospital areas. Responsible for maintaining the doctors schedules and keeping appointments running on time through efficient client care. Responsible for maintaining accurate medical records and log books along with preparing the bank deposits nightly. Provided all aspects of animal care to include feeding, watering, exercising, administering medications, and grooming. Prepared surgical instruments as well as running and maintaining lab equipment. Mentored and trained junior staff to improve job performance and enhance job skills.

Sep 2011Feb 2014

Veterinary Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Animal Caretaker, Groomers Assistant & Bather, and Clinic Receptionist.

Animal Care Centers of Texas, Granbury, TX

   In my employment at Animal Care Centers of Texas I have mastered many positions in the veterinary practice. I have acquired many skills from completing everyday tasks such as but not limited to : walking dogs, use of appropriate cleaning agents, feeding and watering pets within nutritional guidelines, restraint and handling when working with pets and exotic animals, care for hospitalized patients, preparing for exams, preparing patients for surgery, working with in house lab equipment, preparing surgical instruments, entering basic data into the computer systems, entering SOAP notes into the computer system, scanning radio graphs, assisting during radio graphs, and all clerical / reception duties including customer communications and dependable service.

Education

Dec 2014May 2016

Certified Dog Obedience Trainer

Animal Behavior College (ABC)
Aug 2011May 2012

Veterinary Assistant State Certification

GHS-Weatherford College
Aug 2008May 2012

Agriculture Classes At GHS
  • Intro to Agriculture, Ag I, II, & III
  • FFA Organization and competition
  • Animal Science
  • Wildlife & Horticulture
  • Vet Assistant course