Animal care workers work at kennels, pet shops, animal hospitals and veterinary facilities where their job is to ensure the physical and psychological well-being of the animals under their care.

The following resume sample will give you some idea of how to write your own when applying for this position.


See also: Cover Letter for Animal Care Worker Resume



Animal Care Worker Resume Sample


Kenny Liam

89 Pine Meadow Drive, Estes Park, CO 73737
(010) 201-1021 | Email

Animal Care Worker

Bringing compassion for all living beings and exceptional skills in managing animals’ basic needs.

Summary: Self-motivated and highly-organized Animal Care Worker with over 4 years of hands on experience of caring for different kinds of animals in keeping with procedures and protocols. Highly skilled in observing animal behavior and report any problems. Track record of ensuring animal safety and well-being at all times. A dependable individual who effectively trains and grooms animals. Able to clean, disinfect and repair the animals’ cages.


• Stockmanship• Vaccination• Feeding/Breeding
• Biosecurity Practices• Gestation and Farrowing• Record Keeping
• Moving Animals• Facility Cleanliness• Time Management

• Implemented a system that performed general animal health and forwards observations to the vet in question
• Trained a staff of 19 personnel as animal care workers in the year 2015


Christensen Farms – Estes Park, CO | Dec 2013 – Present
Animal Care Worker

• Manage husbandry duties including feeding and watering
• Prepare and maintained cages
• Train and mentored other members of the staff
• Clean animal rooms and animal care equipment
• Follow company policies, rules and safety regulations
• Work efficiently in a team environment to attain farm goals
• Create and maintain animal care records

City Farms – Estes Park, CO | Mar 2012 – Dec 2013
Animal Care Worker

• Obtained weekly animal census
• Performed euthanasia when required
• Walked and groomed animals
• Maintained log books and other relevant documentation
• Upheld bio-security standards and safety regulations

High School Diploma – 2008
St Louis Community School, Estes Park, CO

• Current Colorado Class C Drivers License
• Bilingual: English/Spanish
• Able to lift up to 50lbs