Female Boarding Kennel Operator pats a dog in its pen

Boarding Kennel and Cattery Operator

Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operators manage the operations of establishments which offer temporary boarding for dogs and cats.

Overview

Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operators manage the operations of establishments which offer temporary boarding for dogs and cats.

Day-to-day

  • directs and oversees reservation
  • organises the feeding, bathing and grooming of animals at their facility
  • detects illnesses and injuries and arranges appropriate treatment
  • plans and supervises animal activities
  • assesses and reviews customer satisfaction
  • oversees accounting and purchasing activities
  • ensures compliance with appropriate legislation
  • trains staff.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate

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