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Suzan L. Pet Care Provider in Big Island, VA 24526. Looking for work as a pet care provider.

Big Island, VA

  • Age 59
  • 10 years paid experience
  • Female

Last signed in: More than 6 months

Check-ins and visits $10 per visit

Suzan’s Bio

 Own/operate.  Burlington, Ct Working horse farm-32 horses Boarding,training,lessons,& sales. Owning and operating  a business of this  size and degree of responsibility involved require knowledge of business management,from  bookkeeping to inventory control and everything in between.I also have years of training and hands on experience with equine handling and care.I have professional experience in all breeds and disciplines. I've been with the backyard pet and also worked with the Olympic Grand Prix level jumpers.I've trained both horse and rider from your show horse to the working cow horse.         Pet Stylist/Salon Management. Open and close salon,order supplies and keep inventory on available shop supply,make sure all grooming supplies are stocked and available for salon use.Take applications and interview qualified applicants for hire in grooming salon.Train and supervise grooming staff,including new groomers and groomers completing school, needing hands on experience and supervised training to finish certification requirements Schedule grooming and deal w/clients.( Take care of any customer concerns and answer any client questions. Maintaining and sanitizing the salon and crates.Responsible for my own grooming. I was the only cat groomer within 20 mile radius (known),to the store in Southington,Ct. I had to make sure client cards were filled out,pet groomed properly & up to standard,owner called and  animal sent home within a reasonable time.Recommend coat aftercare and shampoo if need be.                  Vet Tech/Kennel Supervisor. Avon, Ct   Vet Tech Responsibilities----Administer meds.answering phone questions,setting appointments.   X--ray tech. Taking radiographs,cleaning x--ray processor,refilling fluids in processor,making sure tech monitoring device pertaining to amount of exposure to radiation are sent to the company for evaluation and returned to the proper tech. Ordering x--ray film.. Lab testing--Blood and fecals--Running blood  machine for CBC,pre-surgical profiles  I.V. Tech.---starting I.V.s,Placing catheter properly and making sure they are running properly. Phlebotomy-----Blood draw for testing and administering certain meds. Assisting Dr. W/calls -----taking temps.,ear cleaning,nails clipped,weight taken and records updated . This was routine for office calls,before Dr. sees animal.Setting up and drawing routine vaccs.Prep. for office call.Restraining animal properly to insure Dr.'s and animals safety for procedure to be done.Muzzle if necessary. Help w/euthanasia. Help w/minor surgeries. Training for Critical Care & Emergency. Additional Skills Animal Behavioral Specialist - Courses and training in animals w/aggression problems  Special skills w/cats in stressful situations.   Special skills w/dogs in stressful and aggressive behaviors  Special skills in restraining techniques.    Trainer ---  Horses -- Starting - Special skill  in training young horses basic ground and beginner skills

Experience

10 years of paid experience

Experience with:

  • Birds
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Reptiles Amphibians
  • Small Mammals
  • Exotic pets
  • Other

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My availability calendar is valid through 9/19/2013

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