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About Zara’s Doggy Day Care

We’re one of the longest established doggy day care centres in Surrey,  every week we care for over 200 dogs at our centre. Our standards are high and we set the benchmark within the pet care industry.  Zara’s Doggy Day Care is a truly professional and exclusive service for dog owners who will only settle for the best.

As such we need to increase the size of our team and are looking for a number of individuals to join a friendly, caring, fun yet efficient team.


Van Driver & Dog Handler (Part Time / Full Time) x 2 Job Openings

We’re looking for a loyal, safe and friendly driver & dog handler who wishes to be the ‘face’ of Zara’s Doggy Day Care. You must be confident, knowledgeable and experienced with dogs. (Training, behaviour etc)

The role will involve collecting dogs from various homes, safely and efficiently, following all the correct processes & procedures at the centre whilst caring and exercising the dogs, some liaison with customers will be required, so you must be confident and enjoy speaking to our clients but remain professional at all times.

  • Be over 25 with a clean UK license (for insurance purposes)
  • You’ll need to prove to us that you are the safest van driver around
  • Comfortable with handling dogs (Candidates with dog training skills are preferred).
  • Be a fluent English speaker with excellent communication skills
  • Carry out routine daily health checks on the dogs and report any physical and behavioural change changes to management
  • Excellent understanding of dog/animal welfare and health safety laws
  • Show a proven history, through references, of your reliability, trustworthiness, and good organisation skills.
  • You will be CRB/Disclosure checked. Multiple References are required.

This is a physically challenging role, working in all weathers outside, lifting, bending whilst controlling dogs.

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Dog Supervisor Assistant / Centre Assistant (Part Time / Full Time) x 2 Job Openings

Love all things dog? Love the outdoors? Love early starts?

We’re looking for a dog handler / centre assistant to enable efficient and professional running of our doggy daycare centre.

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Conduct safe handling and management dogs
  • Centre hygiene / environmental enrichment
  • Follow the correct processes & procedures at the centre
  • Carry out routine daily health checks on the dogs and report any physical and behavioural change changes to Management
  • Excellent understanding of dog/animal welfare and health safety laws
  • Be a fluent English speaker with excellent communication skills
  • Show a proven history, through references, of your reliability, trustworthiness, and good organisation skills.
  • You will be CRB/Disclosure checked. Multiple References are required.
  • You must be over 18 for insurance proposes

This is a physically challenging role, working in all weathers outside, lifting, bending whilst controlling dogs.

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Dog Home Boarders x 10 Job Openings

Love the idea of caring for dogs in your home? Do you have spare time? Love cuddles?

We’re looking for dog home boarders. You will be caring for our clients dogs overnight, collecting and dropping off at our centre, possibly every day.

We expect each dog to be treated as a family guest and as such you must be prepared for your home to be vetted by us – our standards are way beyond any current licencing requirements. We will match each dog to the home boarder and you must be happy to sign a contract with us.

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Pet Behaviour Counsellor x 1 Job Opening

We deal with all types of dogs, young, old, giant to miniature. As part fo the strict entrance criteria, we assess each dog before they can join Zara’s Doggy Day Care.

Sometimes we require to defer clients dogs until certain behaviours improve, we understand dog behaviour well but only have limited time and resources, as such, we require a Pet Behaviour Counsellor.

  • You must be a member of the ABTC and be a Certified Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CCAB)
  • Any other animal qualifications a bonus
  • Excellent People skills
  • Be Dog Wise
  • Understand behaviour modification
  • Provide useful articles to clients for reference
  • Provide solutions to problems
  • Work closely with the management at Zara’s Doggy Day Care

Note: any candidates saying they completed a “dog training course online” will be discarded. We’re setting  industry standards and need real, credible practical experience.

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Dog Cuddler (Pick your hours) x 2 Job Openings – *Volunteer role*

Love all things dog? Love the outdoors? Want to start an animal Career? Need something to keep you busy? Just want to give dogs a cuddle?

We love dogs and have a wonderful environment we’re proud of.

There’s no specific job role or objective here, all we know is that we have a lovely environment to cuddle dogs all day.

If you fancy helping us cuddle dogs. Get in touch!

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