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801 W 12th St, Erie, PA 16501
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Working at a dog daycare facility is a serious job. It is not an adventure in playing with dogs and rolling around on the floor with puppies. However, it is vastly rewarding and something we all take pride in daily.


  • Must love dogs obviously! Be patient and tolerant of dogs in general, barking, dog waste and dog hair.
  • Experience working with dogs preferred but not required.
  • Have a general knowledge of dog breeds and not be fearful of any breed.
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment.
  • Able to remember approximately 200 dogs' names and personalities.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and be physically active throughout the shift (bending, crouching, walking, lifting, etc); this is a physically demanding job.
  • Drug and drama free.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs with no restrictions.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age, no exceptions.

Scheduling Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 days per week and 20 hours per week is required; preferably up to 30 hours per week.
  • Shifts range between 6:45am and 7:00pm, Mon-Fri.
  • Calling off or being late is unacceptable as this is shift work that affects everyone’s day.
  • We do NOT hire seasonal employees.


  • Maintain and facilitate safe and fun play for large groups of dogs in an off-leash play setting (maximum of 33 dogs in an area).
  • Proactively stop rough or inappropriate interactions between dogs of all sizes and weights.
  • Clean up dog urine, feces and vomit.
  • Vacuum, mop, wash dog dishes; overall cleaning and maintenance of the daycare.
  • Communicate dogs' behavior and/or health issues to a Manager.

Benefits Include:

  • Casual dress environment
  • No need to cover tattoos
  • Free dog daycare if dog passes temperament test and there is room in an area
  • Discount on all retail
  • Working with fun dog people and being with dogs all day!!

Please NO PHONE CALLS inquiring about the position or your application!  Please apply online, via email, or stop in and pick up an application.

Posting ID: 588608953 Posted: 2022-01-19 Job Title: Dog Handler