Dog/Puppy Care Team Leader

EMPLOYER: Happy Hound Inc.


Dog/Puppy Care Team Leader


We are looking for an extremely responsible mature adult with a natural ability with dogs, who enjoys caring and interacting with dogs and puppies. This position is fragmented fulltime hours with a competitive salary. It could include an opportunity for an added monthly income*.


Job responsibilities include:

- Extremely important responsibility of walking our acclaimed breeding dogs.

- Must follow our dog and puppy training protocols using positive reinforcement methods.

- Possess a natural ability to interact with animals then we will train you to become a puppy trainer.

- Must live within 20 minutes of Ashton.

- This is a leadership role.

- Responsible for Puppy Care Coordinator’s. Approximately 6 part time team members.

- Managing the Shift Schedule and time off requests.

- Punctuality is required due to the nature of our business & working with live animals.

- Must be able to work fast-paced.

- Kennel boarding experience is an asset.

- Vet tech experience is an asset.

- Self-starter and can work alone.

- Attention to detail with the cleaning and disinfecting is a requirement.

- Job responsibilities include; cleaning pens & whelping boxes, feeding/water, brushing/grooming, bathing puppies, cleaning the training facility floors, general dusting/cleaning as time permits etc.


Additional Opportunities:

- Extra hours available for outdoor maintenance and office duties.

- Train puppies in your home (4-weeks) for our 12-week full training program (optional). We would train you and compensation would be $1,750/month*



Morning Shift - 7/7:30am to 9:30/10am (~2 to 3 hours)

Afternoon Shift – 3:00pm to 5/6pm (~2 to 3 hours)

Bedtime Shift – 9:00pm to 10:30pm (1 ½ hours)

A combination of at least 15 of 21 scheduled shifts weekly, including weekends. Able to work all 21 shifts, only if necessary.


Perks & Compensation

You would be working with a friendly team of individuals. Rewarding and stress-free with puppy and dog interactions. Friends & Family discount on pet products and food. For keen individuals, we would have you in for a paid training trial for several shifts to ensure the position is suitable for you and us.


This position is fragmented fulltime hours with a competitive salary at $25/hour with 2-year contract. Paid on-the-job training and puppy training provided.


Interviewing is immediate and this position starts asap.


For more information about Happy Hound

Please email your resume, including employment references with contact names/phone numbers, to Sue at or call 613-253-5535.

START DATE: Immediate

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