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  • Canine Carer Internship

    We are delighted to announce our first Internship of 2020

    An internship is a great way to obtain hands on practical experience in a real life working environment in our busy Pet Boarding facility and assisting with dog training classes.

    Each internship is voluntary and will run for a period of three months. Every intern will be required to commit to 3-5 days per week. 

    Pet Boarding Shifts are Monday to Sunday: 7am to 1pm or 1pm to 7pm.

    As an intern you will be part of our team and guided alongside a member of staff.

    The role of an intern:

    • To assist staff in the daily running’s of a boarding facility
    • To walk & play with dogs (in all weather conditions)
    • To assist in our cattery, cleaning etc.
    • Assist with the daily cleaning routine of all areas
    • Observe & assist dog training classes
    • Follow instruction from staff members
    • Complete regular modules in Canine Behavior & Dog Training

    Candidates requirements:

    • 18 years of age or older
    • Maintain professional standards of performance and appearance at all times
    • Ability to cope under pressure
    • Absorb and apply information quickly
    • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Available 3-5 days a week
    • Be able to take & follow instruction
    • 3 month commitment to the program
    • Have your own transport
    • Be willing to complete the internship unpaid
    • Tolerant of loud noises

    Benefits to interns:

    • You will gain hands on experience in a busy boarding environment
    • You will be given the opportunity to progress & grow within the training team
    • Invaluable experience working hands on with all dogs breeds & many cats
    • Regular training sessions on all aspects of canine & feline care
    • Friendly work environment
    • At the end of the internship each intern will receive an accredited certificate
    • Certificate in Canine Behavior & Dog Training Course on completion of modules and mcq

    Terms & Conditions:

    €10.00 Application Fee Non-Refundable in all cases. Our methods are positive reinforcement only. Each intern must complete a trial week before acceptance to the internship. The full cost of €250 is then due to partake in the internship this covers the full certificate course, which you can study online at home.