Apple Ridge Farm is a growing team of passionate dog people that want to add exceptional individuals to our team. Our mission is to provide the best possible experience for our customers and their dogs with a focus on fun and safety. Our staff is expected to be self starters, take instruction well, quick learners and work well with others. Doggie Daycares/Boarding facilities are rewarding places to work but they can also be stressful at times. All staff members must be calm under pressure and have a strong sense of confidence when dealing with multiple dogs and issuing corrections when necessary.
We are Looking for an exceptional Pet care attendant who enjoys working with people just as much as they love animals. We are a growing Farm/ Pet Care Facility and we need your commitment to building strong relationships with both our clients and fellow staff.
If you can bring positive energy, a great work ethic, and a love for dogs to our growing team, please apply.
Preference will be given to individuals with experience working with a group of dogs and or horses, has a good understanding of dog behaviour/dog safety, professional experience as a dog walker, within a dog daycare, dog trainer, in the SPCA or related shelter programs.
A basic understanding of dog behavior and positive techniques to communicate with dogs, have a calm, assertive and positive demeanor with the dogs, strong understanding of positive reinforcement versus correction techniques, have a basic understanding of dog pack behavior, passion for working with dogs of all sizes and temperaments, have a fun positive and professional personality, customer driven and focused on fun client experiences, can work in a team or individually (self-motivated), have good organizational skills and pays attention to details, strong desire for cleanliness and safety for both people and dogs, and also be responsible, honest and reliable. 1 year + experience as a dog walker, dog trainer, in a dog daycare or other pet industry role is given priority,
Monitor and control safe & active play in the dog daycare / boarding facility, learn dog behavior/proper intervention techniques, take dogs outside year round (summer and winter) for bathroom breaks and exercise, be on their feet for a majority of the shift, pick-up and clean-up after dogs, be computer skilled, Prepare food and administer medication to the dogs, keep accurate logs and records of dog behavior and activities, and also tidy, clean, vacuum, mop, and disinfect facility daily.
Candidates may be required to work shifts that alternate between 7am to 9pm for various shifts. The duration of the shifts will range from 8-9 hours. Must be available for 3-5 shifts per week M-S, including holidays.Wage is based on qualifications and performance. $14.25 -$18.
Candidates may be required to work shifts that alternate between 7am to 9pm for various shifts. The duration of the shifts will range from 3-9 hours. Must be available for 2-4 shifts per week M-S, including holidays. Wage is based on qualifications and performance. $14.25 -$16.
Please Forward All Resumes to:
firstname.lastname@example.org ATTENTION AMANDA: Resume -Your Name
Single Daycare and Package Rate Increase
Effective February 29th 2020
Due to increases in costs for our unique all day pet care facility, we have to make our first rate increase since opening in 2015, Feel free to reach out to Amanda if you have any questions or concerns.
New multiple pet daycare same family $19.74 per pet.
5 Daycare package no expiry Date for this purchase $106.20
10 Daycare Package ($20.24) expires 6 months from purchase $202.40
20 Daycare Package ($19.74) Expires one year from purchase $394.80
50 Daycare Package ($19.24) Expires one year from purchase $962.00
(All Prices + TAX)
A Boarding increase will commence April 2020.
The Farm will be requesting all K'9 guests be inoculated for PARAINFLUENZA vaccination yearly, no later than March 1st 2020 to be eligible to visit the farm, please contact your veterinarian to see if your pet is covered.
Current Vaccination's Required
DPP (Distemper, Parvovirus & Parainfluenza)1 or 3-yr.
Required every 12 months, however, we recommend every 6 months & at least 7 days prior to check-in to ensure maximum efficiency & protection against Kennel Cough. Please note: many veterinarians administer this vaccine only by request, Annual updates are required thereafter.
Rabies 1 or 3-yr. vaccine required.
Fleas & ticks In addition to vaccinations, all dogs should be flea and tick free. Campers with signs of fleas and/or ticks will be treated at a Grooming Salon at the pet parent’s expense.
Currently not requested but highly recommended
Canine Influenza is Not required, but highly recommended to help protect Canine Influenza respiratory illness. Consult your veterinarian.
Leptospirosis Not required, but highly recommended to help protect against the Leptospirosis infection. Consult your veterinarian.
Vaccinations must be administered at least 48 hours prior to arrival under the guidance of a licensed veterinarian. However, we prefer vaccinations be administered 10 days before check-in.
Spaying/Neutering Requirements: All Dogs are required to be fixed by the age of 9 month (please Call the farm for clarification, you're unsure or have concerns)