Dog Daycare Attendant — Urgently hiring

Posted by Dog Days of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
April 8, 2021

Job Details

Job details


$13 – $16 an hour

Job Type


    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Dog Days of Buffalo is a dog daycare, grooming and training facility and we are hiring for an Experienced Daycare Attendant.

The ideal candidate already has some professional dog handling experience (owning a pet dog does not count as experience) and is responsible for enrichment/socialization activities at our drop-off daytime program as well as interacting with clients and potential clients on a daily basis. Enthusiasm for the job is a must as well as understanding that while it is awesome to be with dogs all day, the job is more than pets and cuddles and a lot of hard work and skill goes into successfully managing the play floor.

Responsibilities And Duties
Supervise dogs of all sizes and breeds in an off-leash group play environment
Follows safe practices and procedures when introducing dogs
Follows policies and procedures designated for Day Care Facilitates appropriate play and enrichment activities for adult dogs and puppies
Provides command reinforcement which support students who are also in group classes
Works with puppies on behavioral development exercises
Conducting potential customer consultations
Positively interacting with clients in person

Minimum 1 year experience in a Dog Day Care setting
Ability to read and promote positive canine play
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work well within a team environment
Must have confident and assertive demeanor to help maintain control over the dogs
Must have a love for dogs and a keen sense for animal safety
Must know how to have fun!

Physical Requirements

Position requires person to be both indoors and outdoors. Majority of day is spent standing, walking and bending.
Must be able to lift 30+ pounds
Stand and walk for long periods of time
Work with small and large dogs
Communicate with clients in a friendly, upbeat manner

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.00 – $16.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay: / Tips

Education: / High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: / One location

Typical start time: / 7AM

Typical end time: / 6PM

Company’s website: /

Work Remotely: / No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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