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The Dog Pawlour

The Dog Pawlour


The Dog Pawlour in Fort Collins is your pet’s premier Colorado destination


Want to join our motivated team of animal lovers? We can’t wait to meet you!


We're always looking for Super Friendly, Pet Loving People in the following positions

Experienced Pet Stylist

We are looking to add another outgoing, talented groomer to our staff! Must have standards of exceptional quality in work, team player, outstanding customer service and most importantly patient disposition with animals. We are looking for someone who values continued education, is coachable and has the drive to continue to learn. Quality over quantity and making sure the clients are 100% satisfied in our work.

We are willing to work with individuals that have less than 2 years experience, however minimum of 2 years is preferable. We are looking for someone to work 4-5 days a week, must include Saturday.

Please email resume with images that show off your work. Include any additional information you feel is pertinent to making you stand out among the crowd!


The Dog Pawlour is looking for an outgoing, hardworking person to join our team. We are a bustling grooming salon with a wonderful, friendly, and loyal clientele. We are looking for an individual who wants to join our team for a long-term commitment! Dog Bather/Assistant.

We are looking for someone that has the experience and is willing to grow with us while we provide excellent customer service to our ever-expanding clientele. Some tasks include; Bathing/drying dogs, cleaning responsibilities, client interaction, and much more. We put our clientele and their pets as our highest priority, and their experience is very important. Being caring, patient, and coachable are essential in any job working with animals.

To help maintain that throughout the grooming salon, we are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Reliability.

  • Experience working with animals (preferably in a grooming salon).

  • Willing to maintain cleanliness within the shop.

  • Works well independently, as well with a team.

  • Staying calm in stressful situations.

  • Basic animal handling knowledge

  • A passion for working with animals.

  • Able to adapt/learn quickly.

Availability Monday through Saturday (will only work five days/week), with some days finishing earlier or later depending on the number of dogs on the schedule. 32+ hours per week.

Please send a resume and two dog handling references if you have them.

Experience Specialist

Our premier, fast-growing and well-respected pet service business includes grooming, self-wash, dog daycare, and retail. The ideal candidate must have outstanding communication skills as they will speak with customers throughout the day in person and on the phone. A professional appearance and presentation are also important as this person meets, greets, and services every customer who comes to our shop. They need to be an exceptional team player and have a passion for our brand and the industry. This position will also assist in cleaning throughout the shop.

There is a clear path for individuals who are driven to diversify their skills in the business and continue to grow.

Job Tasks for Our Client Service Specialist

  • Demonstrate a passion for customers and understand their needs.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with all tasks given as there are several times throughout each day where there can be multiple things going on at once (i.e., checking in and out dogs for grooming/daycare, phone calls, and maintaining self-wash suites).
  • Scheduling appointments for grooming, reservations for dog daycare
  • Understanding and actively selling retail products and services.
  • Assisting self-wash customers with check-in, loyalty cards, and use of the suites, followed by cleaning them so they are ready for the next customer.
  • Taking ownership of tasks given and ensuring follow-through.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the shop.
  • Assist and perform other miscellaneous duties and special projects as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • MUST have at least one year of experience working with animals in a vet clinic, pet retail store, non-profit organization, or like business. No exceptions.
  • Have two or more years of experience working with clients in a servicing/support role, with a high level of enthusiasm, and are very comfortable with multi-tasking, deadlines, and task prioritization.- Minimum of high school degree but prefer college degree (Associates, Bachelors or Masters).
  • Ability to maintain happy and satisfied clients and understand client service principles and practices.
  • Eager to learn new products and industry-related information.
  • Possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate detail orientation and the ability to troubleshoot issues in a fast-paced environment.- Great work ethic, timely, patience, dependability, teamwork, leadership, communication/people skills required.
  • Technical Competencies
  • Ability to learn new programs at a fast rate (i.e., Gingr)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience social media platforms

The position is roughly 25-40 hours per week, depending on part-time or full-time. Please email your resume and cover letter as an application for the job.

Dog Daycare - Pet Care Counselor

Our premier pet business in Fort Collins seeks outgoing, dedicated, and organized individuals for our dog daycare. Prior experience in working with animals and pets is a MUST. This can include a kennel/pet resort, dog daycare center, grooming facility, dog training facility, veterinary hospital, animal shelter, and/or dog trainer or behavior certification. We are committed to providing our clients peace of mind and providing a safe environment at our facility. Prior experience working in a dog daycare is helpful, but we will provide full training, including our policies and procedures.
Much of the job involves interacting/monitoring play while being aware of various play styles and ensuring that all dogs are safe, stress-free, and having fun. In this position, 100% of your focus must be on the dogs, as their safety, along with your safety, is extremely important. You will be expected to help maintain a clean play space for the dogs.
There is potential for growth in the company if you are a passionate and hardworking team player. Photography/ social media experience is considered a plus. There is also an opportunity to help with our Customer Service Specialists if the right candidate has experience in customer service. We have a close-knit, friendly work environment. Please email your resume to be considered for these positions.
Qualifications for Dog Daycare:

  • Availability Monday through Friday 7am-6pm
  • Can handle multiple dogs in a group with an understanding of behavior and temperament
  • Willing to do cleaning of facility
  • Able to interact and communicate with clients about their pets
  • Must be reliable and timely
  • Must have a professional, clean appearance
  • Must be proactive and take initiative
  • Must be willing to consent to drug and background testing
  • Must be dependable and able to work various weekdays
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $13.00 – $14.00 per hour

Appointment Request Form

Please provide contact information and preferred day for your appointment. A helpful Dog Pawlour employee will contact you to confirm and finalize your time and day. Times and days are subject to availability.