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3119 Vicente Street
San Francisco, CA, 94116

415 730 5149

SmartyPup! is a puppy training school located in San Francisco, California

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SmartyPup! Jobs

If you love puppies and you love people you will love this job!

SmartyPup! One of the most respected puppy training school in the bay area is looking for just the right people to train puppies and coach pupparents.

SmartyPup! is Hiring

If you love puppies and you love people you will love this job. SmartyPup! is one of the leading and most respected puppy and people training schools in the Bay Area. We're dedicated to giving people and their pups the best start possible. We are looking for just the right people to join our team.

Class Assistant

The Class Assistant you will assist the Lead Trainer with classes following the SmartyPup! curriculum.  

DaySchool Trainer

As a DaySchool Trainer you will work with a bundle of puppies, handling them and training them in their formative weeks.

Class Trainer

As a class Trainer you will teach people how to train their dogs using the SmartyPup! Class Curriculum. You MUST love working with people. Must love working with people.

  1. Are you friendly, outgoing, a great communicator and take pride in your passion for people and puppies?
  2. Do you have experience in basic dog training?
  3. Are you comfortable with Word, Excel and a Data Base?
  4. Are you conscientious, clean and organized?
  5. Do you believe in positive reinforcement for dogs and for people?

If your answer is YES to these questions, then you are the right person for us, and we are the right place for you.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Self-motivated, out-going, polite individual with a professional manner.
A true team player, able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle several tasks at once.
Basic knowledge of how dogs learn.
Proactive and willing to take on additional responsibilities.
Be enthusiastic, eager to learn and willing to ask questions if you're unsure of something.
Exceptional customer service skills and professionalism.


At least one year customer service experience;
Experience in animal health and or handling.
At least six months working with dogs  in a professional or volunteer capacity. 
Knowledge and practical experience in beginning level positive reinforcement based training methods.
Experience with puppies and their special needs.  
Available to work weekends, evenings and early mornings.
Comfortable working with people – children, adults and the elderly.
Full and part-time positions are available.

Reward based training methods only.

Cesar Milan fans need not apply. 

SmartyPup! offers good wages, a supportive working environment, and the opportunity to learn from the best trainers in the bay area! Please send us an email with your resume and a cover letter and tell us about your best people and puppy moments.