Dog Handler
Newmarket, ON


Doggieville is a 6,800 sq. ft. facility that offers Daycare, Grooming and a Learning & Wellness Centre. We are York Region's premier centre for dogs providing exceptional customer service and a fun experience for our furry guests in a clean and safe environment. We are a very busy facility and are looking for part time/full time dog handlers to join our team!

Job Description/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and monitor daycare dogs during exercise, socialization and play to ensure their safety
  • Positive interaction with the dogs and encourage good doggie manners
  • Pick up and clean up after dogs
  • Feed dogs and administer medications when required
  • Maintain a clean facility - tidy, clean, vacuum, mop and disinfect
  • Opening and closing duties
  • Interact with clients in a professional manner


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Pet First Aid and CPR (preferred) **Candidates will be required to be certified once hired
  • Knowledge of different dog breeds, their behaviours and body language (preferred)
  • Have previous hands on experience with dogs in a professional environment (preferred)
  • Must be comfortable around dogs of all breeds and sizes
  • Be confident in a very busy environment
  • This is a very physically active position requiring standing for extended periods, lots of cleaning and some light/heavy lifting
  • Be flexible with work schedule (days, evenings and weekends)

The Ideal Candidate Should:

  • be mature, hard working and have a positive attitude
  • be punctual, responsible and reliable
  • be both a team player and able to work individually
  • be able to multitask
  • be a self starter
  • have great customer service and interpersonal skills

Working Hours:

We are open Monday to Friday 7am to 6:30pm and Saturday 9am to 4pm


  • Employees receive complimentary daycare for their dogs (assessment is mandatory, some conditions may apply) and discount on retail purchases
  • Employees are eligible to participate in the Employee Benefit Program

Please reply to this post and include a cover letter with your resume.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

We look forward to meeting you!

Job Type / Category

Dog Handler - Full time/Part time

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Pet First Aid and CPR certified (preferred) **Candidates will be required to be certified once hired
  • Previous animal care, dog handler experience in a professional environment (preferred)
  • Driver's License

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • dog handling: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Required)


  • Newmarket, ON (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)


  • English (Required)