The Barking Dog Careers and Jobs

Pet Care Assistant

Rate of pay$13 per hour

Who we are:

We are a facility full of passionate animal lovers looking for like-minded individuals to join our pack. The Barking Dog is a full-service, resort experience for Exeter’s dogs and their parents. We offer daycare, boarding, grooming, and retail. Our pack takes pride in our work by conducting and holding ourselves to an extremely high standard of customer care and dog safety. 

Who you are: 

Applicants should be: organized, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, hard-working, dedicated, dog-loving, and professional. The ability to add positivity to our team while maintaining our top-notch work environment is a must! If you love animals and have experience in customer service, pet resorts, animal rescue, pet sitting, veterinary care, or have worked in a fast-paced environment before, we welcome you to apply! 

What is expected:

The Pet Care Assistant is an integral member of the Pet Services Team.  Pet Services is responsible for the health, safety, and comfort of our guests. This position supports all areas of the resort. This role directly works in the resort space of Dog Boarding and Daycare. The Pet Care Assistant's duties include cleaning boarding spaces, dishes, laundry, individual dog play sessions, walking dogs, along with other tasks around the pet resort.  Your hard work will be rewarded with plenty of animal snuggles, cuddles, kisses, and cuteness.


We are hiring for part-time. Weekend and Holidays are required.  Shifts could fall anytime between 6am-7pm. The ideal candidate is available at least 2 shifts per week, with a minimum of one weekend day.     This position is great for someone looking for an active side job with animals or someone looking for a start in the pet care industry.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

NVA Pet Resorts is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


Discounted services for your personal pets

401K with Company Contribution 

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Work Environment/Physical Demands

• Move throughout the resort for up to 6 hours

• Being able to lift and move 40 lbs.

• Understand and respond to team members’ and guests’ requests in a loud environment

• Bend, stoop, and reach in order to run and load dogs, serve customers, and clean the resort

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• Must be dependable and committed to excellent attendance.

• Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment, and multi-task well

• Must be comfortable caring for and cleaning up after our dog and cat guests

• Must be at least 18 years of age

Candidates that show hard work and dedication may be eligible for future promotions to a Pet Pro

The Barking Dog - Hooksett

208 Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH, 03106