VOSD Dog Caregiver

At VOSD Sanctuary & Hospital, we are looking to grow our team and require caregivers for the 900+ dogs under our care.

WANT TO BE A VOSD CAREGIVER?

WORKING AS A VOSD CAREGIVER

Do you love dogs? Are you great at handling dogs; interacting with them and taking care of them? At the VOSD Sanctuary & Hospital, dogs live here for life. Here, they are not ‘patients’ – they are the reason we exist.

As a VOSD Caregiver, you will also be living with them – in good quality accommodation, of course. Our Sanctuary has 100+ enclosures and kennels, swimming pools, a hydrotherapy pool, an agility park, high-quality human grade nutrition, 24×7 power supply. To care better for our dogs, we also have an in-house fully-equipped Hospital, surrounded by 600+ trees and a 7 feet high perimeter wall. You will be a part of a family that has 20+ residents with their families and children, who also call VOSD their home. 

WORK PROFILE FOR CAREGIVERS

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with the feeding and cleaning teams. This includes:
    – Watch the dogs feeding to check for any change in behaviour.
    – Watch-over cleaning of their premises.
  • Work with the maintenance teams. This includes:
    – Ensure clean water supply in individual kennels / enclosures.
    – Flag any power outages that need to be fixed.
  • Check for signs of disease or distress in the VOSD dogs.
  • Focus on, socialise and nurture our dogs individually.
  • Take dogs out for regular exercise at the agility park.
  • Take old dogs for a swim.
  • Work with nervous dogs to ensure socialisation.
  • Brush, bathe, trim nails, clean ears, remove ticks and / or apply any required treatment. 
  • Record weight, size, physical condition, treatments received, medications given and food intake.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Work with the Veterinarian team if & when required. This includes:
    – Assist in administering medications, brush, bathe and trim nails of the dogs.
  • Keep records of feeding, exercise and medication schedule.
  • Take pets to Veterinarians for treatments with the VOSD Ambulance going to Bangalore.
  • Ensure medical inventory is in order.
  • Ensure safe conveyance of all animals.

POSITIONS & SALARIES

  • We are looking to fill 2 positions.
  • Annual salary starting at 2 lakhs CTC + Residence.
  • This is a residential position with family accommodation provided at the VOSD Sanctuary & Hospital.
  • This position is suitable for both women and men.

WORKING HOURS

Standard working hours are 9 AM – 6 PM.
However, you will be required to handle any emergencies outside of these hours. 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION WITH VOSD

  • VOSD Founder, Rakesh Shukla lives on-site at the VOSD Sanctuary and Hospital as well, and you will be working directly with him.
  • You will be a highly visible member of the team. VOSD has been featured on innumerable publications such as BBC, CNN, Hindustan Times and more. 
  • You will be expected to guide and interact with International exchange veterinarian teams, veterinarian students, volunteers and interns.

INTERESTED?

Interested applicants should reach out to us at info@vosd.in