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Long Trail Canine Rescue - Co Founder & Director Resume Example

Benjamin Taylor
XXX XXXXX XXXX, Enfield, NH 03748
Professional Summary

Seasoned and diverse Animal Advocate with more than ten years of experience in multiple animal protection organizations.  Excellent communication and relationship building skills.   Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include community relationship building and identification of outreach opportunities. 

  • Diverse animal welfare knowledge & background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven professional animal advocate
  • Non-profit, animal protection/advocacy and leadership experience
  • Active community animal liaison with multiple groups
Long Trail Canine Rescue Wilder, VT Co-Founder & Director Jan 2011Present
  • Act as liaison between Southern Shelter and our local rescue volunteers including foster and transportation
  • Facilitate organization of canine transportation from Southern shelter to Vermont
  • Maintain active database for all pertaining to the rescue which includes volunteer, foster, donation, medical records, financial records and adoption outcomes
  • Work closely with local shelter to offer support as needed by helping to find homes for stray or unwanted animals.
  • Maintaining overall legal records for Non-Profit rescue
  • Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations and increase efficiency.
SAVES - Animal Emergency Veterinary Hospital LEBANON, NH Emergency Veterinary Technician Nov 2010Present
  • Observe the behavior and condition of animals and monitor their clinical symptoms.
  • Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of a veterinarian, and monitor animals' responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
  • Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
  • Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, or feces, such as urinalyses or blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Administer emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life saving procedures.
  • Take and develop diagnostic radiographs, using x-ray equipment.
  • Take animals into treatment areas and assist with physical examinations by performing such duties as obtaining temperature, pulse, and respiration data.
  • Perform dental work, such as cleaning, polishing, or extracting teeth.
  • Provide veterinarians with the correct equipment or instruments, as needed.
  • Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas.
  • Give enemas and perform catheterizations, ear flushes, intravenous feedings, or gavages.
K9 Insights Enfield, NH Owner & Certified Professional Dog Trainer & Behavior Modification Consultant Jun 2010Present
  • Positive Reinforcement trainer for all canine breeds, but specializes in 'Bully Breeds'
  • Provides guidance by offering in-home training and behavior consultations followed by in depth training plans and continuous client communication
  • Assist local police department as needed with capture and restraint of stray 'Bully Breeds'
  • Evaluate animals to determine their temperaments, abilities, or aptitude for training.
  • Advise animal owners regarding the purchase of specific animals.
Monadnock Humane Society Swanzey, NH Assistant Animal Cruelty Investigator Feb 2007Oct 2009
    • Liaison for Police Departments and town ACO's to maintain open, working relationships
    • Respond to and / or investigate animal complaints including animal cruelty
    • Work with community members to educate and facilitate assistance on proper animal care
  • Provide overall care for shelter dogs including training and behavior modification and environmental enrichment
  • Manage intake of stray dogs including ownership follow up
  • Perform medical assessments on new animals
  • Assist in euthanasia including pre and post preparations
  • Assist in ASPCA SAFER Behavior Evaluations and Meet your Match program
  • Support adoption counselors with adoptions and intake interviews for animal surrenders

Penn Foster College Online Associate of Applied Science: Veterinary Technology Aug 2015
Keene High School Keene, NH General Jun 1993
Community Service
Foster volunteer, Upper Valley Humane Society Enfield, NH 2014
Founder, Meals for Paws Program - providing local senior citizen centers with donated pet food to ensure those receiving home delivered meals also have food available for their pets 2011 - Present
Committee member, Mascoma Upper Valley Dog Park Supporter Group - Group dedicated to starting a dog park to benefit the local community. Responsibilities include canine education provider to ensure park safety as well as park design
Enfield, NH  2013 - Present
Committee member, Watson Upper Valley Dog Park Supporters - Group dedicated to upkeep and maintenance of currently open dog park.  Responsibilities include canine education provider and website maintenance.  Wilder, VT 2009 - Present
Member, Active CE Committee member, Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians 2012 - Present
Member, NHVTA (New Hampshire Veterinary Technician Association) 2010 - Present
Member, Association of Pet Dog Trainers
2010 - Present
Member, UVDART (Upper Valley Disaster Animal Rescue Team)  2010 - Present
Member, Vermont Animal Cruelty Task Force
2010 - Present
Additional Information
Education and Credentials

Ian Dunbar, Simple solutions to common canine behavior problems April 2014, Lebanon NH
Karen Pryor's Clicker Expo 2013 Hartford, Conn
IAABC Annual Conference 2012, Connecticut
CCPDT) Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
(CPDT-KA) Certified Pet Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed April 2010
Karen Pryor's Clicker Expo 2009, Providence, RI March 27 – 29 2009
Numerous courses over 3 days pertaining to Positive Reinforcement training

Merial EDU Managing Canine Pain October 2007
Veterinary Information Network Pet First Aid: Triage and CPR August 2007

American Red Cross, Pet First Aid and CPR Instructor Certification June 2007

FEMA / Humane Society of the United States January – March 2007
Animals in Disaster: Awareness, Preparedness and Community Planning
Incident Command System (ICS 100) Training
Incident Command System (ICS 200) Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents
Incident Command System (ICS 700) National Incident Management System

New England Federation of Humane Societies April 2007 Annual Meeting and Training Conference

New England Animal Control/Humane Academy
University of New Hampshire, Durham NH August 2006 - December 2006
AAS 219 Animal Cruelty: NH Laws, Investigation and Prosecution

Vermont Police Academy / Humane Society of the United States September 2006
Investigating Animal Cruelty in Vermont: Level I – Basic and Level II - Advanced

Monadnock Humane Society Canine Training Academy April 2006

Karen Pryor's Clicker Expo, Newport RI March 2006
Numerous courses over 3 days pertaining to Positive Reinforcement training
First Strike: Cruelty to Animals and Interpersonal Violence June 2006
Dog Bite Prevention for Law Enforcement and First Responders September 2005
Interpreting Animal Behavior for Safe Handling June 2005
Quarterly Behavior 'Canine Point of View' column writer, 4 Legs & a Tail Magazine - Lebanon NH
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Previous Companies:

  • Long Trail Canine Rescue
  • SAVES Animal Emergency Veterinary Hospital
  • K9 Insights

Previous Job Positions:

  • Co Founder & Director
  • Emergency Veterinary Technician
  • Owner & Certified Professional Dog Trainer & Behavior Modification Consultant
  • Assistant Animal Cruelty Investigator


  • Penn Foster College Online
  • Keene High School

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science

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