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Camp Bow Wow Elmhurst Careers

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Do you love animals? Have you always wanted to work with them? Join the Camp Bow Wow® Elmhurst team!

Camp Counselor

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluate dog behavior, reactions, and interactions with other dogs to complete the initial dog screen evaluations, also called “Interviews.”
  • Feed dogs and administer medications as directed.
  • Monitor play yards for dogs of all sizes.
  • Maintain continuous focus and attention on dog interactions to prevent fights and injuries.
  • Observe and learn animal behavior and signs of aggression in order to appropriately assign dogs to the proper play yards, which will require listening and distinguishing between dog vocalizations, distress barks, aggression, etc.
  • Perform dog health checks throughout the day.
  • Clean play yards, cabins and all common spaces: mopping, sweeping, and scrubbing.
  • Perform dog washes, brush, and other basic dog groom tasks.
  • General clean and restock supplies, taking out the trash and basic kennel maintenance.
  • Attend additional train as management deems necessary.

If you’re interested in working at Camp, simply download and complete this application and bring it to Camp!

Job Requirements

  • Stand, walk and crouch to lead dogs to and from play yards using leash or collar.
  • Ability to stand and supervise dogs in the play yards for most of work shift.
  • Lift, move and put away dog supplies and inventory, including large dog food bags. Climb stairs and/or us a small ladder or stool.
  • Maintain balance when dogs jump or run nearby, walk on wet floors, and move through dogs crowding at the gate during exit or entrance.

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Camp Bow Wow Elmhurst

641 S IL-83
Elmhurst, IL 60126

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(630) 601-2267

Camp Bow Wow Elmhurst 630-601-2267

Hours:

  • Mon 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tue 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wed 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thu 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Fri 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sat 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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  • “Great staff, professional, friendly and welcoming. Immaculate environment and expert care for your Camper.”

    - Joanne C.

  • “I love how comfortable the staff made us feel leaving our Duke there for the first time!! Everyone is so friendly, I know he's in great care when at Camp Bow Wow!! Duke is always excited now before we even get into the parking lot!! I also LOVE the pet cameras!! They really are addicting to watch, but it's so fun seeing him running around and having fun!! We love Camp Bow Wow & can't wait to come back!”

    - Kelly R.

  • “A very kind and caring staff! I always feel secure knowing that the staff truly love my dog and that they will make sure he is happy and comfortable during his stay. They are the best!”

    - Su-Kim C.

  • “I absolutely love this place. They take incredible care of my dog. They make her welcome and I feel comfortable knowing she is well taken care of. Recommend to anyone who has a dog.”

    - Kimberly S.

  • “Staff is always very friendly and knows my dog, facilities are always clean, the webcams allow us to check our dog's activity, and hours cover my work day. Most importantly, my dog LOVES going to Camp! When she hears us on the phone making reservations for play, or hears us say "Camp", she grabs her leash with such excitement she moves furniture in her path as she heads for the door!”

    - Terri S.

  • “Super friendly team of staff! Very kind, caring, accommodating, flexible. They loved my dog and treated her like their own. I will be back!”

    - Holly H.

  • “The staff is always helpful and kind. I know when I leave my dogs at Camp Bow Wow they will be taken care of, have a great time and come home worn out from playing all day. I love the Camper Cams so I can check in on them!”

    - Hayley L.

  • “Camp Bow Wow is fabulous...they are passionate about their work, always happy to see our pup, and take great care of her...be it for day Camp or overnight. We love Camp Bow Wow!”

    - Angelica M.

  • “We know our dogs are in trusted hands at Camp Bow Wow. They always have fun playing with their "friends" and we love being able to check in on them throughout the day”

    - Nicole J.

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Safety is Our Top Priority

Parents also feel confident knowing their pet is well-cared for in our safe and secure environment:

  • All Certified Camp Counselors® are extensively trained in dog behavior, pet first aid and CPR
  • Each Camper is required to pass a socialization interview, be spayed or neutered, and be current on vaccinations.
  • Live webcams to check in on your dog from anywhere using a computer or mobile device.
  • Facilities are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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What's Included:
  • Day Camp included in overnight stays
  • All-day play in indoor and outdoor play yards
  • Individual cozy cabin and nightly Campfire TreatTM for Overnight Campers
  • No charge for medication administration and other special requests
  • Lots of individual attention and TLC from Camp Counselors

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