Job details


$9 – $10 an hour

Job Type
Number of hires for this role


    • High school or equivalent (Required)

    • Professional Pet Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Are you a dog lover?! Do you love being outdoors? If so, make it a career at Lucky Dog Daycare & Boarding located in Sun Prairie, WI. We offer pet insurance, free daycare for your dog, free or discounted boarding, a customer referral bonus, employee discounts, holiday pay, 401k, and more!

Lucky Dog Daycare & Boarding is currently seeking lively, upbeat, and dependable individuals to lead our active, fun and clean environment as a Dog Daycare Counselor. This position is part-time with hours available to work as little as 13 hours per week up to 36 hours each week. Shift hours are M-F 7am-11:30am and 1:30pm-6pm, Saturday-Sunday from 7am-11am and 2:30pm-6pm. We do offer flexible scheduling, but candidates must be available for a minimum of 1 shift every other weekend.

We enjoy rewarding employees for a job well done and promote within whenever possible. During your training and probationary period, your hourly rate will be $9/hr (previous experience does warrant a higher starting salary) but we will offer a raise for those who are in good standing and require no additional training after the initial 90 days.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

-Lead a pack of approx. 50 dogs in a large yard with the assistance of 2 other individuals.
-Provide care to each dog on an individual basis.
-Perform yard maintenance, including but not limited to raking rocks, weeding, shoveling snow and using basic tools, such as a hammer.
-Giving baths, brushings, ear cleanings and assisting in nail trims.
-Keeping the facility and other work areas clean, including but not limited to scrubbing, sweeping, and mopping.
-Answering phone calls and writing messages.
-Communicate effectively to clients about each dog’s stay.
-Distribute food and/or medications as assigned to each individual dog.
-Physically active position with lots of moving, bending, and lifting.

Qualifications/Personal Attributes:
-HS Diploma or Equivalent.
-Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
-A “can-do” and “roll up your sleeves” attitude.
-Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information.
-This position does require individuals to work outdoors throughout all seasons and during inclement weather. Employees are responsible for providing themselves with the appropriate clothing for variations of weather.
-Must have good patience when working with animals.
-Ability to move quickly and be active.
-Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. safely
-Ability to stand for up to 4 hours.
-Prior kennel and/or professional animal experience are a plus, but not required.

Interested candidates can apply by filling out an application at our website https://luckydog-daycare.com/careers/ or stop in and fill out an application at 2855 Capitol Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 53590.

We look forward to meeting you!

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $9.00 to $10.00 /hour

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $9.00 – $10.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Following all CDC guidelines.

Application Question(s):

  • What about this position interests you the most?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Professional Pet Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location