Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding is $13.19
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Kennel Manager, Dog Boardings?
An entry-level Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.45 based on 6 salaries. An early career Kennel Manager, Dog Boarding with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.89 based on 92 …Read more
What Do Kennel Manager, Dog Boardings Do?
Kennel managers are responsible for operating kennels which take care of various animals, particularly cats and dogs; these managers may also be employed at animal shelters, day cares, veterinarians' offices, or boarding kennels. Of course, it is important for applicants to love working with animals and have sufficient knowledge of how to handle and care for them; strong customer service skills are also important so that customers return in the future.
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- Clean and sanitize kennel runs and maintain cleanliness of facilities.
- Train, groom, or nurse dogs depending on the purpose of the facility and services offered to owners.
- Manage the front desk, taking phone calls, providing customer service, receiving dogs for boarding, and sending dogs home.
- Ensure dogs are fed, watered, exercised, and in good health, supervising kennel assistants or personally performing tasks.