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DOGWOODS LODGE is always looking for the best of the best to join our team.  If you love dogs, hard work, and a fun team atmosphere, we might be just the place for you.



Full- or Part-time. Candidate must have a love for working with people and dogs, and must be able to conduct themselves with poise under pressure. Solid multitasking, detail management, phone and computer skills are a must. Much of the job entails answering questions and taking reservations, often over the phone. A fun, energetic, hard-working attitude is required to excel in this position. We work hard and have a lot of fun in the process. The candidate must be ok with some physical duties, such as fast walking (to retrieve dogs), guiding dogs of all sizes on leash, daily cleaning tasks, etc.

Must be able to work every other weekend and holidays, as we are a 365 day/year business.

Shift times: 6:15am-12pm or 1:45-6:30pm

To apply, please send resume with cover letter stating why you would be a good fit for this position. Include references.  Email: jobs@dogwoodslodge.com



Full- or Part-time. Candidates must be energetic, motivated, detail-oriented, hard-working individuals who can handle 6+ hours of physical labor at a time and who LOVE dogs. Must be willing to work some nights, weekends and holidays, and uphold our high standard of care for the clients and dogs.  These positions involve a lot of cleaning, as well as one-on-one time with the dogs.

Shift times range from 5:45am-11:00pm.

To apply, please send your resume with references AND a cover letter describing why you would be a good fit at our facility.  Email: jobs@dogwoodslodge.com



Dogwoods currently offers baths, desheds, nail-trims/dremels, etc.  We don’t currently offer any full service cuts. We are always looking for people who are skilled at the art of bathing.  If you have experience in or a desire to learn this practice, please shoot us an email!  jobs@dogwoodslodge.com



We always have things to fix!  If you are really good at fixing things, and fixing them well, let us know if you would be qualified/interested in an “on-call” handy-man position.  (Aprx. 3-8 hrs/wk)  Email: jobs@dogwoodslodge.com to apply.