Canine Carer Internship

We are delighted to announce our 2021 Internship

An internship is a great way to obtain hands on practical experience in a real life working enviroment 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 runnings 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 Behaviour & 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 enviornment
  • 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 enviornment
  • At the end of the internship each intern will recieve an accredited certificate
  • Diploma in Canine Behaviour & 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 diploma course, which you can study online at home.

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