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Location:  Burlington, Vermont

Winter and Spring internship at Play Dog Play:
Play Dog Play is a dog daycare/boarding facility located on Pine Street in Burlington. Their dog facility also hosts a fully stocked retail store as well as self-service wash stations. Play Dog Play is a locally owned and operated company. Visit their website for more information:

Maintaining a facility that runs high numbers of canines of all breeds in an open area. This includes monitoring dog behavior, preventing or correcting unwanted behavior, and screening for potential problem dogs. This also involves a great deal of cleaning and maintaining of the facility.

Knowledge and Experience Intern Should Gain:
Vast knowledge of dog interactions and behavior including stressful situations. Training and working in packs versus individual one one one. Maintaining and running a small business and a bit of customer service as well as the ins and outs of running a dog daycare/boarding facility.

Time Commitment Required:
5-15 hrs/week until the end of the Fall semester (mostly training shifts)
30-40 hrs/week the winter break (December 28-January 18th)
15-20 hrs/week over the Spring semester
20-25 hrs/week May 15th through August 31st

This is a paid internship starting at $8.10/hr and advancing up to $8.50 once introductory period of 4 months is over.

Application info:
Visit to download an application.
Email completed application or any questions you may have to

Play Dog Play
668 Pine Street
Burlington, VT.  05401

Phone:  802-540-0545
Fax:  802-540-0540

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