At The Barking Dog Arizona, our team of professionals is passionate about the services we provide, our employees and the pets in our care. The Company has been an industry leader in the premier pet care space since 1998, providing quality amenities, services, and a rewarding working environment. The Company anticipates continued growth into new markets in the years ahead and seeks a team of professionals willing to grow with us.

This position requires someone with a love and passion for dogs. Applicant must have experience and professional training with dog grooming. Position is physically demanding (Applicant must be capable of lifting 70lbs) and requires extensive skill, passion, and focused precision for each groom. The facility is open seven days a week, and scheduled hours will be determined by the groomer and the facility coordinator according to grooming demand. If you love dogs, are hard working and available immediately, please apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a full spectrum of grooming services for all breeds of dogs and cats. Must possess a high degree of proficiency in pet bathing, brushing, clipping and fine scissoring. In addition, a willingness and knowledge of medicated baths, expression of anal glands, coat conditioning, dematting, ear plucking and cleaning, trimming and grinding nails, and special treatment as requested is desired.
  • Must be comfortable with computer systems to track appointments, notes and communications regarding grooming.
  • Communicate with grooming clients as necessary to ensure client satisfaction and expectations are met.
  • Interface with Barking Dog clients, through face to face and phone contact, to promote grooming sales and solutions.
  • Handle and respond to grooming questions from clients and staff members.
  • Must ensure the safety of pets while in our care for grooming by minimizing drying time and handling animals in a calm and humane manner.
  • Work as a team to maintain a standard of cleanliness and organization in a safe work environment.
  • Attend safety meetings, staff meetings, and events as requested.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience in the proper handling techniques of dogs and cats while grooming.
Ability to work independently and as part of a facility team in a positive manner.
Strong communication and client relationship skills.
Basic computer skills.
Physical ability to work in a demanding environment and lift a minimum of 70 pounds from floor to chest.
Provide and maintain own grooming tools.
Be respectful and responsive to overall needs of operations and support company policies.

About The Barking Dog

One stop shop pet care facility in Scottsdale, AZ

Required Education Level : None