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Do you love dogs and have a passion working in the pet industry? We are always seeking high energy individuals that have a strong work ethic, are responsible, reliable and have exceptional customer service skills! The Pooch Patio has been in business since 2005 and we take great pride in providing professional, quality and personalized care to ensure the highest level of services for our clients.




We are a one-of-a-kind facility in the country offering pet owners a convenient, all-encompassing alternative for quality, professional and competitively priced pet services. We provide a unique combination of services that pampers pooches with the highest quality of products and services, as well as provide a comfortable environment for pet owners to sit, stay and mingle with their pet(s).





The success of this small business is based on a team-environment that strives to bring a better quality of life to pets and their owners through offering a wide variety of quality services at competitive rates. Our goal is to provide our clients a superior customer experience every day to set our business apart. To accomplish this, we stress the importance of the relationship between employees, suppliers, and our customers. The quality of each member of the team and the quality of the relationship between the team members will directly impact the quality of service delivered to our customers.

We employ both part-time and full-time positions.

We are always accepting applications, however we may not be hiring at the time you apply.




Front bar/Customer Service:

Must be 21 yrs. of age minimum, TABC certified, have very strong customer service skills, be mature, have strong computer skills, exceptional communication skills, be able to multi-task, book appointments for all services, be knowledgeable about out services and pricing, and be able to work well under pressure and at very busy times.


Pet Care Technician:

Must be 18 yrs. of age minimum. Must LOVE dogs and be calm, patient and not be hesitant to get your hands dirty as caring for pets can be a very demanding job. Sanitizing kennels and cleaning the facility, picking up after pets, feeding and medicating pets per owner's instructions, bathing experience preferred but not necessary, able to lift 50 lbs comfortably, able to manage large and extra large breed dogs on a leash with ease, enjoy working with dogs of all breeds, sizes and temperaments. Pet CPR certification a plus. Basic knowledge of animal first aid.



Prior bathing experience in a pet salon, veterinary clinic, animal hospital, kennel or professional facility a must, able to lift and manage large and extra large breed dogs with ease, knowledge of clipping nails, dremmeling nails, teeth brushing, coat brush-outs and de-matting, cleaning ears, eyes, anal gland expression, sanitary trims, paw trims, and nail painting.


Professional Pet Stylist:

Prior experience pet grooming in a grooming salon, or veterinary office imperative. Grooming certification required if less than 8 years experience. Must have experience grooming all breeds and cuts, setting patterns, scissoring, shaping and sculpting, hair coloring, specialty cuts and hand stripping. Cat grooming experience a plus but not required.


We are only looking to employ people who LOVE dogs.

  • Candidates must pass a criminal background check and be subjected to random drug testing
  • Candidates must be responsible, mature, reliable and prompt
  • Candidates must have a strong work ethic and very good communication skills and good customer service
  • Must have be able to work AM Shifts 6:30am-3pm, MID shifts: 9am-5pm or CLOSE shifts: 12pm-8pm
  • Candidates must be willing to work ALL major holidays. No exceptions.
  • Candidates must be comfortable working with dogs of all sizes and temperaments
  • Candidates must be able to effectively manage large and extra large breeds comfortably and with ease.
  • Candidates must be patient and remain calm working with and in caring for animals.
  • Candidates must have a reliable, functional cell phone
  • Candidates must have basic computer skills
  • Candidates must have access to a reliable, functional automobile or effectively be able to rely on easy access to public transportation to get to and from your work
  • Candidates must have a basic knowledge of pet first aid and feel comfortable addressing basic concerns promptly and efficiently. Pet CPR certified a plus.








  • Being entrusted to enter and exit work place environment securely
  • Taking care of animals with the utmost care in our facility.
  • Being attentive to detail and following instructions with accuracy.
  • Feeding and watering pets at scheduled times as instructed by client
  • Administer medications, which may include pilling animals and or giving injections
  • Being able to manage dogs of all sizes, breeds and temperaments comfortably
  • Being able to effectively manage dogs of all sizes on a leash
  • Socializing with the animals in a free-play environment and ensuring they are separated by size and temperament effectively
  • Picking up after pets and maintaining a sanitary work environment at all times.
  • Frequent and consistent cleaning of the facility to ensure a high level of health and sanitation standards
  • Interacting with clients in a professional, courteous manner
  • Working effectively with your other co-workers to complete daily duties and clean lists.
  • Basic knowledge of bathing dogs, clipping nails, and brushing out coats.




If you meet our qualifications and would like to be considered for a position with our team, please kindly submit an application. Please provide all animal-affiliated experience you may have and a list of viable references for us to contact- both personal and professional.


We will contact you if we feel you are a good fit for employment to set up a personal interview.


Thank you for considering The Pooch Patio!

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The Pooch Patio

3811 Fairmount Street

Dallas, Texas 75219


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