Award-winning Dogtopia is hiring right here in Pewaukee, WI. We are the industry leader in dog daycare, boarding and spa services. Owned and operated by a local family with a dear love for furry friends, Dogtopia continues to expand and hire Canine Coaches, the heart and soul of our operation.

As a Canine Coach you are the star of the playroom! You are responsible for ensuring the safety (and FUN) for all dogs for the day. Is there a better job on earth than to be surrounded by dogs all day? We think not.

Intrigued? We sure hope so. Here’s you can expect from us:

TRAINING AND EDUCATION – you will receive a customized curriculum that has been approved for continuing education credits by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) and the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). And it doesn’t stop there, we have continuous opportunity for training and development.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT. Looking to grow as a leader? We welcome those hungry for growth.

BRING YOUR DOG TO WORK. That’s right, every day at Dogtopia is a bring your dog to work day.

FUN, DYNAMIC CULTURE. Just as we want our furry friends to enjoy the day, we promote a positive and uplifting environment for our Canine Coaches and all staff.

A Day in the Life:

  • Engage, interact and enjoy the dogs
  • Caring for all dogs as if they were your own
  • Maintain control of large groups of dogs (when its large play time) and make good judgement calls when you see any furry bad behavior.
  • On that note, successful Canine Coaches are aware of their environment at all times and attend to the ever-changing pack environment and special needs of each dog.
  • You will be on your feet showing dogs attention and care to ensure that they are abiding you as the pack leader status in the room.
  • Actively monitoring all health and behavior issues and addressing those issues in a timely and effective manner (yes, you use a lot of common sense here!)
  • Engaging with customers from time to time and making sure you SMILE for the camera
  • Cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. Lots of dogs means lots of cleaning.
  • We must emphasize this is a physical job! It requires hard work, daily cleaning, refilling water coolers, doing laundry and taking out the trash. No one (even the owners) are above these tasks. We all pitch in to keep a smooth operation running for our customers. We are committed to maintaining strict safety and health procedures including the proper handling of dog safe chemicals.

If you are a dog lover, love being active and excited to put your “alpha” skills to work we are so excited to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time