The Dog Paws Inn

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State of Maine Kennel License #F662

- Daycare and boarding for your dog -

Join our team!

March 1, 2019 ~ Dog Handler - $12.00 per hour

We’re looking for a highly motivated, upbeat individual who would be comfortable working with and taking care of groups of dogs, would enjoy talking to potential customers on the phone or in person and would enjoy helping current customers.

The ideal candidate would also be willing to work hard to maintain the level of cleanliness that we pride ourselves in a The Dog Paws Inn. 

If this sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please read the job description below and then apply in person during our office hours.  Experience is helpful but not necessary.  Training will be provided.  Must be 18 years or older.

Mondays and Fridays 6:50 am – 12:00 pm AND 1:50 pm – close*
Tuesdays 3:00 – close*
*Close = 6:00pm or until all required tasks are done.

DOG CARE: Closely supervise interactions between the dogs, including in dog playgroups.  Feed the dogs their meals and snacks.  Put dogs in their pens and take them out of their pens at the designated times.  Promote the general health and welfare of the dogs. Deal with emergencies if they arise including breaking up dog fights, administering first aid, evacuating the facility, and emergency trips to the vet.  Be able to pick up a dog.

CLEANING: Keep the facility clean, indoors and out.   Cleaning would include but not be limited to sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, shoveling snow, raking gravel and leaves,  laundry, washing dishes, emptying trash, scooping poop, emptying poop buckets, taking out trash, and cleaning dog pens.

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Interact with dog owners at pick-up and drop-off times and advise of daily activity.  Receive payments.  Take calls, answer questions about the facility, set up screening appointments and take reservations.  Must be able to work alone. 

TEAMWORK: Assist the Manager, Assistant Manager, and other employees as requested. Learn and comply with all safety rules and any other employee rules. 



Please apply in person at 373 Gorham Rd., Scarborough, ME 04074.  We use a company application here.  You are welcome to bring a resume, but you must fill out an application as well. Company applications are available to be picked up at The Dog Paws Inn, LLC anytime our office is open.

*Please check both our 
hours AND our calendar to be sure that we are open before you stop by for an application.

*No calls please!

 *Email inquiries or applications will NOT be accepted or acknowledged.  You must apply in person.  Thanks!​