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Animal Trainer

  • Extensive experience of XX years inspeaking with animal owners or trainers to determine their goals and expectations; developing an understanding of animal behavior; creating training regimes for animals; monitoring animals for health and behavioral issues, learning about their unique abilities
  • Instrumental in feeding and medicating animals; using positive reinforcement and other techniques toelicit desired animal behavior; providing updates to other parties about the progress and condition of the animals; educating others about animals, their behavior, training, and environment
  • Skilled in providing general care to animals, such as grooming, cleaning habitats or sleeping areas, and familiarizing animals with human voices and contact; excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Exceptional knowledge about animal behavior and in-depth information about various veterinary medical equipment; ability to conduct group or private classes to teach obedience techniques to aggressive animals; identifying risky situations, and moving people to safe zones to control stray animals


Animal Psychology, Master of Arts, Completed, April 2003

ABC College

Animal Psychology

Delhi, Delhi

Work Experience

June 2004 - November 2011

Animal Trainer


Delhi, Delhi

Key Result Areas:

  • Train horses or other equines for riding, harness, show, racing, or other work, using knowledge of breed characteristics, training methods, performance standards, and the peculiarities of each animal
  • Talk to or interact with animals to familiarize them to human voices or contact
  • Conduct training programs to develop or maintain desired animal behaviors for competition, entertainment, obedience, security, riding, or related purposes
  • Use oral, spur, rein, or hand commands to condition horses to carry riders or to pull horse-drawn equipment; train dogs in human assistance or property protection duties
  • Retrain horses to break bad habits, such as kicking, bolting, or resisting bridling or grooming
  • Observe animals' physical conditions to detect illness or unhealthy conditions requiring medical care
  • Feed or exercise animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas; train dogs to work as guides for the visually impaired
  • Evaluate animals to determine their temperaments, abilities, or aptitude for training
  • Place tack or harnesses on horses to accustom horses to the feel of equipment
  • Administer prescribed medications to animals; evaluate animals for trainability and ability to perform
  • Keep records documenting animal health, diet, or behavior
  • Advise animal owners regarding the purchase of specific animals
  • Train and rehearse animals, according to scripts, for motion picture, television, film, stage, or circus performances; organize or conduct animal shows; instruct jockeys in handling specific horses during races

Key Highlights:

  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????


November 2011 - October 2018

Animal Trainer


Delhi, Delhi

Key Result Areas:

  • Trainedanimals such as elephants, lions, dolphins, dogs, cats, monkeys, or other wild or domesticated animals for various activities such as performances or to assist the disabled
  • Trainedhorses to perform at competitions; reinforced good behavior with treats or praise
  • Repeatedtraining for several months until goals have been achieved
  • Ensuredanimal gets proper physical exercise, a nutritious diet, and adequate shelter
  • Providedmental stimulation for animal; ensured animal receives proper medical care
  • Trainedanimals to participate in educational programs at zoos
  • Familiarizedanimals with the sound and touch of humans
  • Trainedanimals to perform tricks; trained animals to perform for movies or theater productions
  • Preparedanimals for circus routines; evaluated new animals to determine training aptitude
  • Rewardedanimal during and after performance; ensured safety of animal is a top priority at all times
  • Feed animal nutritious meals according to a proper diet; observed animals for injury or illness
  • Administeredmedication as needed and dress or treat injuries
  • Traineddogs to work with law enforcement and track down drugs and fleeing suspects
  • Assessed animals brought to the shelter to determine their health conditions, and coordinated with veterinary doctors for treating sick animals
  • Collaborated with other volunteers to keep cages, sleeping units, and grooming zones sanitized
  • Interacted with pets, and stray animals to help them get used to shelter home surrounding, and trained them using different signs or commands
  • Followed owners' instructions for their pets' diet, and taught obedience to pups, kittens, mules, and other animals; provided training to pets to assist people with disability, and protect apartments from burglaries
  • Understood characteristics of multiple breeds, and learned techniques to control aggressive animals

Key Highlights:

  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improvecustomer satisfaction level?Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????


Computer Proficiency

  • MS Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint star3
  • Internet Applications star3


  • English
  • Hindi

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