Canine Coach

Dogtopia of Oakbrook Terrace - Oakbrook Terrace, IL


Job Description

Bring your dog to work? That's right! Dogtopia, the industry leader in dog daycare, boarding and spa services has an immediate opening for an energetic, organized, business-minded individual that will be responsible for the safety of the playroom as well as create a fun environment for the dogs. Dogtopia is looking to hire a candidate that can take on many different roles, based on the assigned shifts.

What we offer: Let's look at what Dogtopia does for you!

  • It's always bring your dog to work day!
  • Education in basic dog obedience and training
  • Fun, Dynamic team culture with over 45 locations
  • Career Progression based on performance
  • Additional certification programs available
  • Competitive wages with flexibility in scheduling
  • Learn key skills related to customer service, teamwork, or even sales!

Now that we have the fun out of the way, let's get into the what you can offer us.

  • Have fun on Camera!
  • Maintain control of large groups of dog
  • All rooms are equipped with cameras for Pet Parents to stay engaged.
  • Caring for all furry friends as if they were a part of your family
  • Engage, Play, and Enjoy the furry friends!
  • Understanding our Dogtopia-isms

The Rules by which we, as Dogtopians live by are:

  • We LOVE life unconditionally like a dog.
  • We STAY loyal to our pack.
  • We CHASE the absolute highest standards of safety.
  • We PLAY to our fullest potential.
  • We TREAT every day like It’s the Most Exciting Day Ever!


Canine Coach Duties include:

  • Maintains a neat and organized playroom & front desk (depending on shift)
  • Strive for high customer review ratings!
  • Enjoy your team! Grow your team! And Play to your fullest potential.
  • Keeping playrooms clean of messes at all ties
  • Cleaning may include mopping, sweeping, trash, and water refill
  • Being proactive in making sure dogs are always in a clean and safe environment is key!

Rover Duties include:

  • Support playroom staff with day to day tasks
  • Proper use of crate time and spray bottle
  • Able to perform meal prep with little or no guidance
  • Stores daycare and boarding belongings properly with correct labels
  • Ability to coach others with positive feedback and hold them accountable
  • Ability to coach others with positive feedback and hold them accountable
  • Bathe and nail clip when needed (training is provided)
  • Will learn how to identify dog breeds and behaviors
  • Report dog scuffles right when they occur for safe wounded cleaning if needed
  • Work with team to assure our quality of care sets the standards for dog care
  • Rovers must be able to do canine coach’s duties when relieving them on breaks.

Front Desk Duties include:

  • Data entry
  • Creating Pet Parent Charts
  • Greeting Everyone that walks in or out of Dogtopia!
  • Maintain a neat and organized Front Desk team and area at all times
  • Maintain and update cleaning schedule, along with holding themselves and team accountable to the Dogtopia’s Safety and Clean standards.
  • Sets the example for the team on the 3 S’s (smile, story, and satisfaction) and hold accountable to internal and external customer service standards
  • Answering Phones, emails and questions from Pet Parents
  • Strive for high customer review ratings!

As the Playroom Attendance (Canine Coach) you are responsible to work closely with our furry friends in creating a safe and fun environment while still setting the highest standards and satisfaction of our customers. Please take a moment and watch this short video to learn more about the brand:

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Job Type: Part-time


  • Dog: 1 year (Preferred)