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Dog Care Expert at Woofy

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Are you an experienced dog care provider, looking for an opportunity to take your passion for dogs to the next level?

If you are an empathetic and organised individual who shares our commitment to providing attentive and loving care to all dogs, we have the perfect job for you!
We are looking for a Dog Care Expert to join Woofy to lead the daily operational activities of Lausanne's newest dog daycare & hotel.
Workload: 60 - 100%
Contract type: CDD with potential for CDI
Place of work: Beaulieu in Lausanne
Start date: mid-April, to be discussed
Deadline to apply: as soon as possible, no later than March 24 2024

About Woofy

Woofy is the first dog daycare & hotel in the heart of Lausanne, opening this spring in Beaulieu. It’s a “home away from home” for dogs who need more attentive and personalised high quality care while their owners work and travel with complete peace of mind.

Unlike traditional dog boarding solutions which apply a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to dogs, Woofy offers:

- A unique space that is thoughtfully designed for the holistic wellbeing of dogs, with thematic rooms dedicated to the physical stimulation, sensorial enrichment and socialisation of every dog.

- Daily activities that are customised, with love, for each dog’s specific needs and wellbeing

- Customer service that’s convenient and flexible for dog owners, including last minute bookings.

Woofy is a new startup with an ambitious vision to innovate the dog care industry. Join us on our mission to promote the wellbeing of every dog, while amplifying the joy and health that dogs naturally bring into our lives 💙

Job Description

The Dog Care Expert is the primary care provider and supervisor for all dogs at Woofy, ensuring their wellbeing and safety in a calm and engaging environment. The position is also responsible for the maintenance of the Woofy facilities and smooth running of operations. The position reports to the Founder & Managing Director of Woofy.


- Interact with every dog with love and attention, while customising their daily activities according to their specific needs.

- Observe every dog’s behaviour and appearance for general assessment of their mental and physical wellbeing, and adapt their daily activities accordingly.

- Ensure the safety and wellbeing of every dog by handling them with full attention, proactivity and empathy.

- Engage with clients (dog owners) in a manner that’s professional and helpful, for positive client experiences.

- Upkeep the records of individual dog preferences, behaviours, and activities to ensure personalised care.

- Walk dogs outside several times daily, in small groups.

- Complete the daily cleaning duties to maintain high standards of hygiene and safety of Woofy’s environment.

- Propose new ideas for the continuous improvement of Woofy's services and operations.


- Previous experience working with dogs of all shapes and sizes in a professional context, including handling, walking, bathing, feeding of dogs, as well as resolving conflict and aggression between dogs

- CFC in animal care or an FSIFP in dogs, ideally

- Must show empathy for animals and genuinely enjoy spending time with dogs

- Must take pleasure in physical work and outdoor walks

- Additional certifications in canine education/training and canine behavior are nice to have

- Able to communicate well in both french and english

- Able to maintain positive relations with both clients and team members.

- Understands the importance of excellent customer service, including client and dog happiness

If you feel excited by the above and motivated to shape the future of Woofy, apply now by clicking on next!
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